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Nonfiction Authors Association Survey Results

Nonfiction Authors Association Survey Results

Last week we conducted our first survey of nonfiction authors. It ran for just a few days and our goal was to receive over 100 responses, which makes a survey like this statistically accurate. Thanks to the 123 people who participated–we are thrilled with the responses! This data will help shape our plans for the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nonfiction Authors Association Passes 10,000 Member Mark, Launches Chapters Across the U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nonfiction Authors Association Passes 10,000 Member Mark, Launches Chapters Across the U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nonfiction Authors Association Passes 10,000 Member Mark, Launches Chapters Across the U.S. September 2, 2015, SACRAMENTO, CA – Launched in May 2013, the Nonfiction Authors Association has quickly grown to over 10,000 members nationally, and in March 2015, began forming local chapters across the U.S. To date, 18 chapters have begun hosting […]

Understanding Bookstore Distribution for Self-Published Nonfiction Authors

Understanding Bookstore Distribution for Self-Published Nonfiction Authors

If you’re like many new authors and want to know how to get your book placed in bookstores, the fact is that it’s not impossible. Unfortunately, walking in to your local Barnes and Noble won’t lead to placement in stores across the country because that’s not how the system works, but there are other options. […]

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.