And that authors are expected to have a Web site, and use social media.
But what about this? An author who is rumored to be trying to break into the big leagues has taken both of those ideas and combined and enlarged upon them. It is my understand that the author hopes to impress publishers and sell the manuscript by creating pre-publication demand.
The novel is a thriller about a celebrity who is murdered while filming a reality TV program. The author has set up a series of websites that talk about the murder as if it really happened.
Will this idea work? I have no idea.
Meanwhile, check it out for yourself here and here.