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How to Handle Selling Your Books at Events

How to Handle Selling Your Books at Events

As an author, you will inevitably have opportunities to sell your books to the public. It may be at the back of the room after a speaking engagement, at a trade show, a festival or other public venue. While it may sound simple to show up and collect money, there are some strategies that can […]

Surefire Techniques to Write a Nonfiction Book — Fast!

Surefire Techniques to Write a Nonfiction Book — Fast!

Studies have shown that most everyone has considered writing a book. So what separates the people who dream about writing a book from those who actually do write one? The answer lies in developing a writing plan and sticking to it! Following are solid, practical techniques to help you make your dream of writing a […]

Backup, backup, backup – A Timely Reminder For Authors!

Backup, backup, backup – A Timely Reminder For Authors!

Guest post by Russell Phillips. A while ago, a friend’s laptop died, and with it a lot of important documents and research. It was under warranty, but warranties don’t cover data. Backups are important, but people tend to think they’re difficult, and many authors aren’t very technically-minded, so they put it off until it’s too […]

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Publishing Round Up Series: New Crowdfunding Options for Authors from Pubslush.com

Publishing Round Up Series: New Crowdfunding Options for Authors from Pubslush.com

  Many authors want to create truly professional quality books, but are often stymied by the expenses involved in hiring editors, book designers, cover designers, ebook converters and all the other services you need to reach this goal. Some of these authors have been able to reach their goals using the new tools of crowdfunding. Read […]

How to Write a Book Review: 3 Things That Make Your Review Valuable

How to Write a Book Review: 3 Things That Make Your Review Valuable

Guest post by Joel D Canfield I’ll never forget it: an acquaintance long ago, in a single sentence, mentioned how great one movie was, and how lame another was. I immediately decided to see one and miss the other. I loved the movie he hated. Still glad I gave his rave a miss. Recommendations are […]

Publishing Round Up: No Names, No Jackets – E-Book Discovery Site I Really Like

Publishing Round Up: No Names, No Jackets – E-Book Discovery Site I Really Like

        No Names, No Jackets is an e-book discovery site . The site is a list of sample chapters. No author names, no titles, no book jackets, no marketing blurbs or anything else. Just pure text. You can specify genre or just browse through the archive. You can even select a random pick. Check it […]

Publishing Round Up Series: The 21 Most Essential Media Training Links

Publishing Round Up Series: The 21 Most Essential Media Training Links

21 links for the budding media spokespersons – Authors take note to cultivate your following. Click here.

Publishing Round Up Series – Information Product For Writers

Publishing Round Up Series – Information Product For Writers

It’s all about creating and marketing information products built from your intellectual capital. It’s possible to earn more than you might imagine from your book, your research, and your topic knowledge while you help people learn, discover, or grow.   Read more here.  

Press Release: Nonfiction Authors Association Launches Online

Press Release: Nonfiction Authors Association Launches Online

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2013 – Sacramento, California – NONFICTION AUTHORS ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES ONLINE While the self-publishing craze reaches and all-time high and ebook readership reaches critical mass, more resources are needed for the writing community. To meet this need, The Nonfiction Authors Association recently launched with a mission of helping authors of business, […]

5 Ways Professional Speakers Can Make More Money with Books

5 Ways Professional Speakers Can Make More Money with Books

If you’re a professional speaker, instructor, or lecturer, writing a book can lend credibility, raise interest in and awareness of your brand, and promote further speaking opportunities. Here are some easy ways to leverage your book. 1. Create Bundles Sell books at the back of the room at your speaking engagements. But don’t stop there. […]