There are as many different answers to the question of “how do I balance marketing with writing?” as there are different writers out there.
We’ve shared Joanna Penn’s response; now it’s Gila Green’s turn — and we suspect the plotters of the writing world will particularly enjoy it.
Green first wants you to acknowledge that it’s a tough road to hoe.
(Admitting that balancing writing with marketing with your day job and your family responsibilities is probably the easiest thing you’ll ever do.)
Then consider her yearlong plan, broken down into four phases, with the year concluding as you release your novel.
Check out the process on The Book Designer.