For the grand opening of this blog, I’m spotlighting some of my favorite blog posts and moments from over the years throughout the month of June.
Week Four: Marketing and Promotion
THE CINDER BLOG TOUR
First posted on January 31, 2012
See the original post at: http://marissameyer.livejournal.com/272736.html
Did you miss any of the posts for the Epic Cinder Blog Tour? Here’s the entire rundown for your perusing pleasure! I had so much fun writing all these fun posts, answering interview questions, and recording vlogs, and I hope you all enjoyed as well!
And of course, I owe a GAZILLION thank yous to all the bloggers who participated!!
*round of applause for the YA blogosphere*
(Links will take you directly to blog tour posts.)
Stop #1: http://www.intergalactic-academy.net/
In which I discuss the Awesomeness that is Firefly and how it inspired The Lunar Chronicles.
Stop #2: http://basicallyamazing.blogspot.com/
In which I give a brief history of The Lunars.
Stop #3: http://www.thebookrat.com/
In which I explain how Cinder’s cyborg-ness developed over multiple drafts.
Stop #4: http://www.readingvacation.net/
In which I share some of the photos and artwork that inspired CINDER.
Stop #5: http://www.workingforthemandroid.com/
In which I share a scene that was deleted from the first draft.
Stop #6: http://apocalypsies.blogspot.com/
In which my friends and I show you how to make shrimp wontons.
Stop #7: http://www.mybookishways.com/
An interview in which I talk about my writing journey.
Stop #8: http://bookalicio.us
In which I give a gushy account of how I sold my debut novel.
Stop #9: http://mermaidvision.wordpress.com/
In which Prince Kai is interviewed.
Stop #10: http://bookmigik.blogspot.com/
An interview in which I talk about my inspiration and offer advice.
Stop #11: http://www.mangamaniaccafe.com
An interview in which I talk about my challenges and influences.
Stop #12: http://abackwardsstory.blogspot.com/
In which the book designer and I talk about the cover art.
Stop #13: http://www.laurasreviewbookshelf.com/
In which I contemplate the symbolism behind a fancy-dress ball.
Stop #14: http://thebookwurrm.wordpress.com/
In which I share some songs from the CINDER playlist, and how they inspired the book.
Stop #15: http://www.thebookcellarx.com/
An interview in which my characters get stuck on a desert island and I confess my karaoke song.
Stop #16: http://www.almostgrownup.net
In which my charming husband is interviewed.
Stop #17: http://ramblingsofawannabescribe.blogspot.com/
In which I eat noodles and crawl under cars. In other words, research.
Stop #18: http://www.novelnovice.com
In which I share the query letter that hooked my agent.