Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Rachel Aaron
Author of a whole lot of really fun books! (See them all at!)
Author of a whole lot of really fun books! (See them all at!)

Rachel's posts

Post has attachment
It's finally here!! Heartstrikers 4 Cover Reveal and Release Date!
The wait is finally over! A DRAGON OF A DIFFERENT COLOR comes out July 28! I love this cover! Who is that fire dragon on Marci's shoulder, hmm? To save his family from his tyrannical mother, Julius had to step on a lot of tails. That doesn’t win a Nice Drag...

Post has attachment
Which Paid Marketing Works (and Doesn't Work) for Books
Hi Folks, See? We're not gone totally! In fact, I have a massive, crunchy, and highly informative blog post for you all today. This post was over a year (and more money than I'd like to admit) in the making. I do hope you all find it useful, we certainly ha...

Post has attachment
Writing Wednesday: Needs Must
As I'm sure you already know, we here at Team Aaron/Bach are all about the reals. We constantly look at all manner of numbers to figure out what works and what doesn't work for us in the business of writing, including sales, newsletter sign ups, and website...

Post has attachment
Writing Wednesday: Tips for Great World Building
Hi folks, Rachel refused to come out of her writing cave this morning. Something about Dragons, interruptions, and tasty with ketchup. So it looks like I'm going to be doing the blog post today. Mwahahaha! Last week was a business post, so this week I'm goi...

Post has attachment
How to Build Your Newsletter Using List Bait
Hi Folks, Today I'm going to talk about the Heartstriker short, Mother of the Year. I'm going to go over what it is, why we made it, and why it's available as it is. I'm sure ya'll will find this educational as there's a lot going on here. So far this exper...

Post has attachment
Writing Wednesday: The Foolproof Guide to Creating Settings Readers Can't Forget (And You Can't Mess Up)
What ho, loyal readers! Rachel back again from the word mines where I have been slaving under dragons ( very nice ones , but dragons nonetheless) to talk about...settings! {Insert Cool Stuff Here} Settings are one of those writing necessities that too often...

Post has attachment
Book Marketing Tactics Round-Up
Hi Folks, I'm sure you are wondering what I'm doing here on a Wednesday post instead of Rachel. Well, after last week's blogging ate three of Rachel's mornings, we have come to the long-building conclusion that we're both blogging too much. Books aren't get...

Post has attachment
Writing Wednesday: Know Thy (Publishing) Self
The other day on Twitter, I posted So many authors make it out like self pub is the only smart way, but if you don't love business, you're going to have a bad time as an indie. — Rachel Aaron/Bach (@Rachel_Aaron) August 29, 2016 I originally wrote this as t...

Post has attachment
Let's Talk Numbers: How Long Should Your Series Be?
Hi Folks, Travis here. I've been talking about career planning and such lately, so I felt that today would be a good day to provide another tool for ya'll to use in that regard with an in-dept look at how the length of a series affects you commercially. Obv...

Post has attachment
Writing Wednesday: The Rule of Cool
I've been on a bit of a film critic kick lately. This isn't because I'm some kind of huge movie buff, but because I really enjoy listening to intelligent deconstruction of story, and movies are a lot simpler to deconstruct that novels. This is because movie...
Wait while more posts are being loaded