Bethanne Patrick Interview – The Imperative for Authors to Connect With Readers

I had the pleasure of speaking with Bethanne Patrick, who has a longtime presence in the publishing world, is the Founder of the Twitter hashtag #FridayReads, and is the Editor at Shelf Awareness.

We discussed:

  • The origins, growth and evolution of #FridayReads
  • The necessity and challenge of reaching out to readers
  • How she amassed more than 100,000 Twitter followers
  • Why authors need to be entrepreneurs, balancing writing and marketing

… and many other topics. Please watch the video below to hear our conversation.
You can find Bethanne on Twitter at @thebookmaven, and on her website:

Thanks so much to Bethanne for chatting!