Julianne MacLean

  • How to market a new release

  • If you’re an indie author, you might find my Bookbub interview of interest. I talk about how to market a new release that is part of a series. Click on the image below to take you to the full interview. I hope you find it useful!

  • Books to love: anything by Susanna Kearsley

  • I feel very fortunate as an author because I met Susanna Kearsley 20 years ago when she had first published MARIANA. I was living in a small town in Ontario for a brief time and didn’t know anyone, and I read in the newspaper that a local author was giving a workshop on writing, so… Read more

  • How to choose an audiobook narrator

  • According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the audiobook industry is exploding. If you’re an independent author self-publishing your novels, you may also be producing your own audiobooks, and if you are, you know how difficult it can be to select the right narrator. In the past, I’ve had audio rights retained… Read more

  • Who does my book covers?

  • Are you ever curious about the process of creating a book cover image? I’ve been having a great time working with my father, Charles Doucet, in the creation of my Color of Heaven series book covers. My dad is a talented photographer and can make his photos look like paintings. Sometimes it’s difficult to choose… Read more

  • The importance of book packaging

  • I am a traditionally published author of historical romance, and I have been building a loyal readership over a number of years, so when I decided to self-publish a slightly quirky time travel with a contemporary heroine, I wanted my readers to understand it was something different. I also thought I might like to experiment… Read more