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7 Brave Book Launch Tips I Learned from the Trenches

Writing a book? Time to plan your launch. Like now. Not after you’re done writing. Trust me. There are things I’m going to tell you today that you’ll thank me for later. Live and learn writers. Live and learn.

And here they are — the 7 tips I know now that I wish I knew back then (in 2012 when I self-published my first memoir).

  1. Start building your platform the day you decide you’re going to write a book. That means an email list. You can read about AWeber (the one I use) HERE. Aweber has been good to me, and yes, this is an affiliate link. I resisted this for so long. If I’d gotten over my fear of “bothering” people back then, I’d have three times the list today, and probably a couple more book sales. Do it. Today. Your platform also includes your social media presence. Create an author or business page. Start building likes. Create a free Facebook group. Start collecting fans. Do these things. There’s a lot of great info on the how-to of these things out there. But if you have questions, see my bio below!

Other tips:

  • Don’t be afraid of technology. Everything is figure-outable.

Ready to help me with my launch?

Brave Healing, a Guide for Your Journey is a teaching memoir from expert holistic physical therapist, Laura Di Franco, MPT. Weaving together over two decades of healing experience and therapeutic writing skills, she gives you tools that redefine healing. What if there’s something you haven t learned yet that could change everything? This is that book!

Here are a few things you can do to help a girl out:

1. If you’re willing to share posts from my Facebook page: literally ANY shares with a note how you found me would be greatly appreciated. My Facebook page is Brave Healer by Laura Di Franco, MPT

and Twitter is (hearts and retweets greatly appreciated!

2. If you want to see what’s going on in my actual launch group — go HERE and join! Writers/authors — definitely join — I’m giving a gift afterward of a step by step playbook of my launch details!

3. If you’re wiling to purchase a pre-ordered copy of Brave Healing, a Guide for Your Journey, you can do that HERE. ($10)

4. And if you’re willing to go to Amazon to write a review for it on June 1st, well, you’ve just become my new favortie admirer.

Thank you very much for reading. And if you decide to help out — send me a note at and let me know! Got launch questions? You can send them too!

Laura Di Franco, MPT is the owner of Brave Healer Productions. She’s a published poet and author, inspirational speaker, holistic physical therapist and third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do with over two decades of experience in healing. Praised as “our favorite class” by The Writer’s Center, her brave, intuitive writing and healing workshops are the reason she was born. She helps healers get their badass, authentic voice published in order to heal the world with their words. Her new book, Brave Healing; a Guide for Your Journey is due out June 1st! is where you can grab a free 30-minute call with her to learn how your story will heal the world.

Me and Pluto, my favortie Disney character.

Your words will change the world when you’re brave enough to share them!