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Teleseminar: Stephanie Chandler: Revenue Streams for Authors

Teleseminar: Stephanie Chandler: Revenue Streams for Authors

Event Date: January 3, 2018 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Stephanie Chandler discusses Revenue Streams for Authors. About Stephanie Chandler Stephanie Chandler is the author of several books including The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books and Own your Niche: Hype-Free Internet Marketing […]

Member of the Week Interview: Margo Lee Williams, Author of From Hill Town to Strieby

Member of the Week Interview: Margo Lee Williams, Author of From Hill Town to Strieby

Name: Margo Lee Williams Book Title: From Hill Town to Strieby: Education and the American Missionary Association in the Uwharrie “Back Country” of Randolph County, North Carolina (Backintyme Publishing, 2016). Your book’s Amazon purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Margo-Lee-Williams/e/B007BWPYPG What is your book about? From Hill Town to Strieby tells the story of former slave, and noted 19th […]

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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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: Carla D. Bass, author of Write to Influence!

Member Interview: Carla D. Bass, author of Write to Influence!

Name: Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret) Book Title: Write to Influence! Personnel Appraisals, Resumes, Awards, Grants, Scholarships, Internships, Reports, Bid Proposals, Web Pages, Marketing, and More Your book’s Amazon purchase link: Write to Influence! What is your book about? Powerful writing changes lives! It often tips the balance between success and failure. You may […]

Member Interview: Carolyn Glenn Brewer, author of Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985

Member Interview: Carolyn Glenn Brewer, author of Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985

Name: Carolyn Glenn Brewer Book Title: Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985 Your book’s Amazon purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Carolyn-Glenn-Brewer/e/B006EQYDV What is your book about? The Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival was the first jazz festival run by women. It challenged the pervasive attitude that jazz was a boys’ club by focusing on […]

Member of the Week: Mark Oristano, author of Surgeon’s Story

Member of the Week: Mark Oristano, author of Surgeon’s Story

Name: Mark Oristano Book Title: Surgeon’s Story Your book’s Amazon purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Surgeons-Story-1-Americas-Pediatric/dp/193595377X/ What is your book about? Pediatric heart surgeon Dr. Kristine Guleserian, her life, her medical study, and her amazing work in the OR as one of only 9 female pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons in the U.S. What inspired you to write your book? […]

Teleseminar: Judith Briles – How to Turn Your Book Into a Lucrative Speaking Career

Teleseminar: Judith Briles – How to Turn Your Book Into a Lucrative Speaking Career

Event Date: September 20, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Judith Briles discusses How to Turn Your Book Into a Lucrative Speaking Career. About Judith Briles Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd®. With 35 published titles and assisting more than 500 authors in creating and publishing their books, Judith provides practical author […]

Member of the Week: Sue Hannibal, author of Spiritual Compass

Member of the Week: Sue Hannibal, author of Spiritual Compass

Name: Sue Hannibal www.suehannibal.com Book Title: Spiritual Compass: Practical Strategies for When You Feel Lost, Alone and God Seems Far Away Your book’s Amazon purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Compass-Sue-Hannibal/dp/0996977112/ What is your book about? Spiritual Compass is part memoir and part spiritual guidebook for navigating “life 101.” It opens with a classic “Dark Night of the Soul” […]

Member of the Week: Blake Atwood, author of Don’t Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor

Member of the Week: Blake Atwood, author of Don’t Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor

Name: Blake Atwood Book Title: Don’t Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor Your book’s Amazon purchase link:  https://www.amazon.com/Dont-Fear-Reaper-Author-Editor/dp/0989777359  What is your book about? Don’t Fear the Reaper is mostly a primer on what a new author needs to know about working with a freelance editor. The book answers oft-asked questions about kinds […]