This information is very important for all writers who are doing their own publicity and promotion!
What is a media kit and how can you use it?
Back in the olden days, we used to print out a media kit on heavy paper complete with 8×10 glossies of our book cover and photo, put it all in an eye-catching folder, and mail it to our intended, be it a reporter, literary agent, or publisher.
Now it’s more common to put everything into a zip file and email it to wherever it needs to go.
But consider this: a media kit could actually be your website. It has everything you need to make a great impression.
But what goes into a media kit? Here’s a detailed list.
That’s bios plural. You want it to be written like a news story (third person) and in a variety of lengths.
- A two-line bio of about 140 characters (to retweet on Twitter)
- A short bio of about 50…
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