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Get Your Words’ Worth by Brian Jud

Get Your Words’ Worth by Brian Jud

Two concepts determine your relative success in answering questions during a television or radio performance: preparation and flexibility. In most cases you will not know the questions you will be asked during the interview. But if you understand your topic and know beforehand what you want to get across to the audience, you will be […]

How to Write Sales Copy for the Back of Your Nonfiction Book

How to Write Sales Copy for the Back of Your Nonfiction Book

If you’re working on your first book, you will inevitably have to sit down and write the sales copy that appears on the back of your book (also known as “jacket” copy). For authors who haven’t had to do this before, it can feel like a bit of a challenge. You have a very limited […]

New Benefits for NFAA Members: Media Leads, Content Archives, Partner Discounts

New Benefits for NFAA Members: Media Leads, Content Archives, Partner Discounts

We have been hard at work developing new benefits for our Authority and VIP members: View Content by Topic Members have always had access to archived teleseminar recordings, weekly homework tips, and our exclusive templates, checklists, and other content. Now we’ve made it easier than ever to find the help you need because we’re now […]

How to Cite Sources in Your Manuscript

How to Cite Sources in Your Manuscript

Nonfiction authors know the importance of citing sources in their work. But sometimes it can get confusing figuring out how to correctly quote and give credit to your sources within your text without losing your flow of thought. Fair Use Under Fair Use law, you can reprint a small amount of text as long as […]

What has been most surprising about being an author?

What has been most surprising about being an author?

This month we asked nonfiction authors to answer this question: What has been most surprising about being an author? Here’s what they had to say: Dr. Jo Lukins I had not anticipated the personal learning through the process of writing my book. I had fully expected to be immersed in the content of the book, […]

Literary Agent Interview: Jeff Kleinman

Literary Agent Interview: Jeff Kleinman

Agent Name: Jeff Kleinman Agency Name/Location: Folio Literary Management Agency Link: www.foliolit.com Social Media Links: Jeff FB: https://www.facebook.com/jmkagent Jeff LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-kleinman-2542875a/ Folio Twitter: @FolioLiterary Folio FB: https://www.facebook.com/FolioLit/ Folio Instagram: @folioliterary Nonfiction Genres Represented: Mostly narrative nonfiction (love projects with a historical or animal-related bent), but also memoir, health, parenting, aging, nature, pets, how-to, nature, science, […]

How to Buy Your Way to a Larger Author Platform and Bigger Book Sales

How to Buy Your Way to a Larger Author Platform and Bigger Book Sales

Whether you’re just getting started as an author-influencer or you’ve been at it for a while, if you have a budget to spend, there are many ways you can invest in building your audience. While many authors spend years working hard at building their platforms, even a small investment can go a long way in […]

Meet the Members & Their Books April 2019

Meet the Members & Their Books April 2019

Welcome to the monthly edition of Meet the Members, an opportunity for you to learn about your fellow members and their books. We encourage you to support each other! Meet the Members & Their Books: Bruce Barton, CFP® CFA is a practicing wealth manager in Silicon Valley and the owner and founder of a boutique […]

Authority Member Round-Up: What are some of the biggest challenges you face as an author?

Authority Member Round-Up: What are some of the biggest challenges you face as an author?

Each month, the Nonfiction Authors Association asks a burning publishing question of its very own Authority and VIP members. Here’s what they have to say! NFAA: What are some of the biggest challenges you face as an author? JOHN C. BUCKLEY As an Amazon #1 bestselling author writing non-fiction books, the challenges I personally face […]

Checklist of Key Components to Include When Writing Your Nonfiction Book

Checklist of Key Components to Include When Writing Your Nonfiction Book

Following are components to consider including in your book, though most are optional. Endorsements – Endorsements can add credibility to a book, provided they come from influential authors. Don’t be afraid to ask—you might be surprised by how supportive your fellow authors can be. A well-known author’s quote can be printed on the front cover […]