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Learn the Tricks to Making Your Readers Pay Attention – Guest Post

Learn the Tricks to Making Your Readers Pay Attention – Guest Post

The greatest writers in the world had to start somewhere. Stephen King wasn’t born famous, nor was Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, or George Orwell. Gaining the attention of the masses is the dream of many writers. The task of attracting readers is not easy, but it can be very rewarding. In order to gain the […]

Start Your Writing New Year Off Right: 10 Resolutions for Authors

Start Your Writing New Year Off Right: 10 Resolutions for Authors

If this is the year you’ve committed to writing a book, publishing a book, or marketing a book, here are some ideas for inspirational phrases you can use to get started on January 1 and beyond: 1. Commit to marketing—and finding a way to like it! 2. Do three to five things every day to […]

5 Techniques Successful Authors Use

5 Techniques Successful Authors Use

Though there’s no one-size-fits-all formula to creating and marketing a successful book, over my ten-plus years in the publishing business working with writers of all stripes, I’ve noticed several similar themes with those authors who have done very well with their books. Here are some tips for becoming a successful author: 1. Commit to Marketing […]

Establishing Your Author Presence BEFORE Your Book’s Release

Establishing Your Author Presence BEFORE Your Book’s Release

Author presence (also referred to as platform) is essential to selling your book. People must know who you are and trust what you say to buy your book. It’s much harder to gain traction months after a book is released than it is to build momentum from the start, and making sure your author presence […]

How to Add Action to Nonfiction Book Titles

How to Add Action to Nonfiction Book Titles

Guest post by Roger C. Parker One of the best ways you can sell more copies of your nonfiction book is to “voice” your book titles by adding action-oriented verbs. Action is especially important when writing books intended to help readers make a change in their life, i.e., solve a problem or achieve a goal. […]

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