Frequently Asked Questions about PoetryBookClub.com
1 – Are you related to the popular MyWordWizard.com?
Yes. MyWordWizard.com is our sister site.
2 – Is your service free?
Yes it is free, we love helping writers promote their poetry.
*We do offer an additional service that will feature your book for 2 days on our homepage for $10. You will see this option on the bottom of our free submit a book page. This also guarantees a spot in our newsletters and social media streams.
3 – Can anyone submit a book?
Yes. Although we believe in artistic freedom, any submission that contain hateful language will not be accepted for publication. This includes language that is derogatory towards racial, ethnic or religious groups, and words that are sexist or misogynist in intent.
4 – What happens after I submit my book?
After you submit your book you will receive an email indicating that we have received your work.
We review every submission for typos etc and then upload it to the site. Because we receive many submissions, it may take a day or two to upload. After your book goes live on our site we will contact you and let you know. We may even post to your Facebook or Twitter. If you did not provide links, we cannot notify you through social channels. You may use our search box at any time to to find your book. You may also choose to join our email newsletter list to see when your book appears in it.
Your book may even gets placed on our Twitter or Facebook feeds. Our paid submissions take priority, as you can imagine. After we get 10 or so submissions the link to your book also goes out in our newsletter. Not all books are in included in our newsletter, and paid featured books take priority.
Once your book appears on our pages, you should locate your featured page on PoetryBookClub and use the social media buttons that are on the bottom of the page and help us help you spread the word.
We really like it when you pin your book image from our site to Pinterest. It really helps get the word out.
5 – Can we place a link to our book on your social media pages.
Yes you can and it is encouraged for you to do so. Leave a link to your book on our Facebook page. This will help get you more exposure. All we ask is for you to like or fan the page. If you are paying for a featured listing your book will be placed there by us.
6 – How can we help spread the news about PoetryBookClub.com?
If you know of a site that has a resources page please let them know about us. If you have a website for your book(s) (which you should), add our badge to your site and let the world know you have been featured on our pages. You can also add us to your #FollowFridays on Twitter. Anything you can do to help us get the word out is highly appreciated.
For starters, here is a Tweet you can use. Just hit the “Click to Tweet this” at the end of the sentence and we’ll do all the work. You must be logged into Twitter for the Tweet to appear on your profile.
Just submitted my book & bio to PoetryBookClub for exposure so readers can find and read it TY @PoetryBookClub #poetrybook #poetrybooks – Click To Tweet This
7 – How long will my book be on PoetryBookClub.com?
We don’t have a time set in stone but all books will be on our site for at least a year. We receive many submissions and we have to clean house from time to time to make space for newly produced publications.
8 – How long does it take to get an author interview on the site after I submit one?
We publish author interviews every day and the most it takes us is about 7 days. Most are up within 3 or 4 days though. After you submit it check our Author Interviews page over the next few days.
9 – Where do we submit our author interview?
Our author interview series is a really great way to promote your writing. You can submit one here. It is free and goes out in our social media streams when we publish it.