Nothing is more important to an author than maintaining good connection with their fanbase and readers. I’m going to give you a little peek at my Customize-able Fan Response Template (trademark pending), which I use to make sure that my readers and fans know that I care enough to go that extra mile for them.


Dear [name/email]
 Thank you so much for your [email/letter/death threat/attempt to collect a debt]! I am always happy to interact with my [fans/family/bill collectors/salespeople] and pride myself on making a personal connection with the “little people” as I like to call them. Although this is not to be confused with real Little People aka dwarfs, who I have the utmost respect for. Also, thank you so much for the thing you said about [Ancient Blood/Drawing Dead/Other], it’s always nice to know my work is appreciated.
 I hope that you are duly impressed that a big-time celebrity author like [name] would take the time to personally type a response to your [email/letter/death threat/attempt to collect a debt], but it’s all in a day’s work for me! Nothing is more important to me than my [fans/family/bill collectors/salespeople].
 Have a great [day/night/holiday/other]!
 Warmest sincerity,
Brian Patrick McKinley, AUTHOR
Photo suitable for autographing
Photo suitable for autographing


Now I just need to get some fans and I’m all set!


P.S. If this article was helpful, please share it so that it goes “viral” and buy copies of my books in gratitude.


About xuemertie

Author, role-player, geek.

5 responses »

  1. I want you to go viral so I will be reblogging this AND sharing it with an online writing group (full of witty snarky writers.)

    This is brilliant. I will be laughing ALL night. I might use your letter. I might send you a SASE so I can get an autographed photo (great photo by the way.)

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Reblogged this on West Coast Review and commented:
    This is brilliant. For all writers (and others) please read, share and make it go viral.

    And if you’re not following The Ravings of a Sick Mind you ought to be.

    Liked by 1 person

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