#14 How to Pre-Sell Your Books and Build Your Platform — with Justine Schofield


Do you want to sell more books?Justine Schofield quote

Would it be cool if you could sell them before you’re even published?

Would you like to know if there’s any demand for your book before you go through all the trouble of writing it?


Today we’re talking with Justine Schofield, and she is going to share with us how crowdfunding and pre-selling can help you get the word out about your book and give you some much needed momentum during and after your book launches.

Justine Schofield is the development director of Pubslush, a pre-publication platform that offers crowdfunding and pre-order options to authors and publishers. A writer at heart, Justine received her MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. A prominent voice in the publishing industry and an advocate for educating authors and publishers about crowdfunding, she is a regular contributor to The Future of Ink, Business Banter and other publications.


  • What crowdfunding is, what it’s not, and how it can help authors sell more books.
  • Why crowdfunding is NOT just online pan-handling.
  • Five reasons authors should run a crowdfunding campaign (even if they don’t need funding to publish).
  • Two big mistakes authors make when marketing their books.


Website: Pubslush.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PUBSLUSH

Twitter: @Pubslush

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