How to write and where to post Press Releases

Press Releases are becoming an increasingly popular PR tool on the Web and can be an excellent way to promote your work as a writer and the services you offer. They are also a good way to spread the word about your author events and new releases.

So how do you write a press release?

There is an excellent article at that offers a step by step guide on how to write a press release and what needs to be included, plus some extra tips to help you get better results.

You can download a FREE ebook  by Jennifer Mattern at This short, 20-page e-book will teach you the fundamentals of press release writing, especially as it applies to the Web.

Where do you post your press releases? has an article by Francine Silverman that lists various sites that accept free press releases as does this article by Jennifer Gibbs at!!&id=26743


  1. Thank you so much for posting this. I am finishing up a Bachelors in communication, but I really need more experience in PR and journalism. I will read this and also recommend Thinker's Thesaurus which is much more useful as a vocabulary enhancement tool than conventional thesauruses.

  2. Thank you for sharing. This is very helpful information to new authors.


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