Jeannie Lin

Jeannie Lin is a USA TODAY bestselling author of historical romance and fantasy. She started writing her first book while working as a high school science teacher in South Central Los Angeles and her stories are inspired by a lifelong love of melodrama, wuxia adventure, and the rise and fall of empires. She also cannot resist a good sword fight.

Jeannie’s groundbreaking stories set in Tang Dynasty China have received multiple awards. Her debut novel, Butterfly Swords, was hailed as one of the 20 Most Influential Romance Novels of the Last 100 Years and the Lotus Palace mystery series is listed on NPR’s 100 Swoon-worthy Romances. Jeannie also writes an Opium War steampunk series, the Gunpowder Chronicles and a historical erotica series, Princess Shanyin, under the pen name Liliana Lee.

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Romancing SFF Monthly Meetup – Featuring: Jeannie Lin

April 15, 2023 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

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Panelists: Jeannie Lin

Whether traditionally or independently published, authors are expected to promote and market their books to some extent. Beginning authors are often unsure where to focus their efforts, so we often end up trying to be everything, everywhere all at once, with little to show for all the blood, sweat, and tears. Jeannie Lin’s “Hard Facts about Marketing as an Author” discusses lessons learned from someone who has been though the ups and downs of marketing as both an author and an entrepreneur. From social media, to publications, to Amazon, to Kickstarter – here’s a candid talk about what to focus on and what to possibly let go when trying to get your books out to the world. More about Jeannie Lin at:

Each month the Romancing SFF meetup will bring an expert speaker for thirty minutes of programming followed by opportunities to ask questions and network with the SFWA SFF romance community.