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8 Key Tips For Success When Freelance Writing Non-Fiction by Mary Walton

8 Key Tips For Success When Freelance Writing Non-Fiction by Mary Walton

Becoming a freelance writer is not the easiest career to start up, especially in such a competitive industry. You’ll need skills, determination, motivation and the drive to go out there and get things done. However, there’s a lot more to it than just these attributes. To help get you started, here are eight key tips […]

Member Interview: Bo L. Arnold, Author of Mood, Food and Gratitude: Healing from the Way We Think

Member Interview: Bo L. Arnold, Author of Mood, Food and Gratitude: Healing from the Way We Think

Name: Bo L. Arnold Book Title: Mood, Food and Gratitude: Healing from the Way We Think Your book’s Amazon purchase link: Mood, Food and Gratitude: Healing from the Way We Think or getBook.at/MoodFoodGratitude What is your book about? The way we have been taught to think about ourselves and the world is out of alignment […]

If you were launching your writing career today, what would be your top three priorities?

If you were launching your writing career today, what would be your top three priorities?

We asked Mark Schaefer, marketing consultant, speaker, and author of six books, this question. Here’s what he had to say! NFAA: If you were launching your writing career today, what would be your top three priorities? Mark Schaefer:  My three considerations would be: 1) Is this the right time? Writing a book is an enormous […]

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7 Tips to Improve Your Business Writing by William Grigsby

7 Tips to Improve Your Business Writing by William Grigsby

Every business writer needs to acknowledge one thing. If he wishes to improve, he’s ought to follow the most important path towards mastery. I’m talking about practice. Simple and on point. Practice consistently and you’ll get better. For some writers, this fact might come as a trouble. To practice business writing on a consistent basis, […]

From Me to We: Crowdsourcing Your Success by Serving Your Communities by Michael Larsen

From Me to We: Crowdsourcing Your Success by Serving Your Communities by Michael Larsen

Your personal community: your family, friends, and relatives Your test-marketing community: people who give you feedback on every aspect of your writing and communication Your publishing community: authors, publishers, publicists, experts on the kind of books you’re writing, and booksellers Your community of fans: avid readers who follow you online, attend your events, and buy […]

Member Interview: Susan Mecca, Author of The Gift of Crisis: Finding your best self in the worst of times

Member Interview: Susan Mecca, Author of The Gift of Crisis: Finding your best self in the worst of times

Name: Susan J. Mecca, Ph.D. Book Title: The Gift of Crisis: Finding your best self in the worst of times Your book’s Amazon purchase link: The Gift of Crisis What is your book about? The Gift of Crisis is about how we can find our way through the hardest, most challenging times of our lives […]

Member Interview Tricia Croyle, Author of From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home

Member Interview Tricia Croyle, Author of From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home

Name: Tricia Croyle Book Title: From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home What is your book about? From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home  is a spiritual journey, one part experiential wisdom, one part spiritual adventure filled with visions, journeys, and dreams,  and one small part exercises for those who choose to try […]

How to Think Bigger About Your Book Sales and Marketing Strategy and Make Your Book Profitable

How to Think Bigger About Your Book Sales and Marketing Strategy and Make Your Book Profitable

Recently I spoke with an author who was preparing to release a new business book. He doesn’t yet have a platform and wanted to know the best ways to make his book profitable. This isn’t uncommon; most new authors lack a platform (AKA: audience), which makes it much harder to follow the traditional book marketing […]

Brand Aid: 5 Steps for Creating Fans for Life by Michael Larsen

Brand Aid: 5 Steps for Creating Fans for Life by Michael Larsen

More than a million books are published a year. How can you make you and your books and stand out in an ever-growing multitude of authors? By building a brand that will become an ever more powerful tool for serving your fans and attracting new readers.  Create a literary identity that is durable, agile, authentic, […]

How to Improve your Efficacy: 7 Ways to Write More by Laura Buckler

How to Improve your Efficacy: 7 Ways to Write More by Laura Buckler

Stumbling into a brick wall when writing is no fun, and there are several ways that you can improve your writing skills to be able to write more. You’ll see that you can have an avalanche of words at your disposal and you won’t be able to type them out fast enough when you keep […]