Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

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Recording: Editing Techniques to Save You Time and Money Before You Hire an Editor

Recording: Editing Techniques to Save You Time and Money Before You Hire an Editor

Join us as Barbara McNichol discusses Editing Techniques to Save You Time and Money Before You Hire an Editor. About Barbara McNichol As an expert editor, Barbara McNichol is proud to help authors prove that, yes, they can change the world with their well-crafted words. She specializes in editing books in business, self-help, how-to, health, memoir, relationships, and […]

Book Award Winner: Cadence: A Tale of Fast Business Growth

Book Award Winner: Cadence: A Tale of Fast Business Growth

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Pete Williams Synopsis Cadence is a parable of a business owner and triathlon coach named JJ who left his stable job as a teacher to fulfil his dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Unfortunately, two years after opening his bike shop, JJ finds himself in a place that is all too […]

Preparing For Your Book Launch: Research Bloggers and Podcasts

Preparing For Your Book Launch: Research Bloggers and Podcasts

Find blogs that reach your target audience and look to see if they post book reviews, accept guest blog posts, conduct interviews, or host book giveaway contests. You will tailor your pitch based on the results of your research. You can also look into internet radio shows and podcasts to find programs where you should […]

Member of the Week: Michael Dane, Author of Does this Taste Funny? A Half-Baked Look at Food and Foodies

Member of the Week: Michael Dane, Author of Does this Taste Funny? A Half-Baked Look at Food and Foodies

Name: Michael Dane Book Title: Does This Taste Funny? A Half-Baked Look at Food and Foodies Your book’s Amazon purchase link: Amazon What is your book about? Teaching myself to cook at the age of fifty; as I recount my adventures and mishaps in the kitchen, I poke fun at the foodie scene. What inspired […]

How to Handle Selling Books at Your Events

How to Handle Selling Books at Your 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 […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What goals are you setting for yourself for the coming year?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What goals are you setting for yourself for the coming year?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What goals are you setting for yourself for the coming year? Here’s what they had to say: Joel D Canfield: I’m slowly working on the book about writing Resistance I’ve been putting off (yes, I see the irony.) While Steven Pressfield calls on […]

Recording: Julie Schoerke: How Authors Can Develop a National Tour

Recording: Julie Schoerke: How Authors Can Develop a National Tour

Join us as Julie Schoerke discusses How Authors Can Develop a National Tour. About Julie Schoerke Julie Schoerke founded JKS Communications, a book publicity firm that has represented over 650 authors and more than 1,000 books in the past 12 years. She has done everything to promote a book from driving over 2,000 miles with an author […]

Book Award Winner: Choices: Real People Share Their Stories of How They Overcame Challenges to Design a Better Life

Book Award Winner: Choices: Real People Share Their Stories of How They Overcame Challenges to Design a Better Life

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Author Name: Carol McManus and Alan Skidmore Synopsis Life is about making choices, both large and small. Choices can break patterns of the past and put you on a different course. The stories shared in this book are from real people who made a choice that had a life-changing impact on them. […]

Teleseminar: Charmaine Hammond: The Untapped Revenue Source for Authors: Collaboration and Sponsorship

Teleseminar: Charmaine Hammond: The Untapped Revenue Source for Authors: Collaboration and Sponsorship

Event Date: April 4, 2018 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Charmaine Hammond discusses The Untapped Revenue Source for Authors: Collaboration and Sponsorship. About Charmaine Hammond Charmaine Hammond has been in the business of transforming lives and raising dreams for more than 25 years.  This former Correctional Officer (yup!  She worked in […]

Teleseminar: Kim O’Hara: Memoir, Self-Help or Prescriptive Nonfiction: Understand the Differences and How to Choose What’s Best for You

Teleseminar: Kim O’Hara: Memoir, Self-Help or Prescriptive Nonfiction: Understand the Differences and How to Choose What’s Best for You

Event Date: April 11, 2018 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Kim O’Hara discusses Memoir, Self-Help or Prescriptive Nonfiction: Understand the Differences and How to Choose What’s Best for You. About Kim O’Hara As an Intuitive Book Coach with her company, A Story Inside, Kim has coached over twenty-five authors in the […]