The Heidi Thorne Show

Are You (and Your Book) Talking to Me? | Episode 99

July 30, 2019

Wanna know why your book might not appeal to your target audience? I discuss why by sharing a story about my recent visit to a science lab. I also offer some tips for figuring out if your book is appropriate for your intended reader.

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Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:12 My staycation that inspired this episode

2:46 Who is your book for?

3:57 Why "who is this for" question is critical for children's books

5:03 Using editors and beta readers to clarify your reading audience

5:45 Why books for "everyone" are for "no one"