Tag: writing

Teleseminar: David Evans – How to Infuse Humor Into Your Writing

Teleseminar: David Evans – How to Infuse Humor Into Your Writing

Event Date: November 7, 2018 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Join us as David Evans, former writer for The Monkees, shares How to Infuse Humor Into Your Writing. About David Evans My first job after college was writing funny greeting cards for American Greetings in Cleveland. One of my all-time best-selling greeting cards […]

How Do You Carve Out Time for Writing?

How Do You Carve Out Time for Writing?

The Nonfiction Authors Association recently sent out a request for writers around the world to answer the question: how do you carve out time for writing? Here are the replies we received. NFAA: How do you carve out time for writing? Chloe Grabham Sometimes it can be really hard to carve out time to write, […]

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Why Indie Authors Must Embrace Change An Indie Author Manifesto for the New Year

Why Indie Authors Must Embrace Change An Indie Author Manifesto for the New Year

This past November, I was among the many indie authors disrupted by the news that Pronoun was shutting down. If you aren’t familiar with it, Pronoun was an ebook distributor run by Macmillan Publishing. I was using it to distribute the ebook versions of my three nonfiction books on non-Amazon retailers. I set off to […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are some of your favorite books for writers?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are some of your favorite books for writers?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What are some of your favorite books for writers? Here’s what they had to say: My two favorite books to recommend to new and emerging writers are Strunk & White’s “The Elements of Style” and Stephen King’s “On Writing.” The books compliment one […]

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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Teleseminar: Roger C. Parker: Essential Research to Do Before You Write Your Next Book

Teleseminar: Roger C. Parker: Essential Research to Do Before You Write Your Next Book

Event Date: December 6, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Roger C. Parker discusses Essential Research to Do Before You Write Your Next Book. About Roger C. Parker Published & Profitable’s Roger C. Parker, is a long-time supporter of the Nonfiction Writer’s Association. He’s a best-selling author, content marketing consultant, and book […]

Teleseminar: Rosanne Bane: Understanding the Brain Science to Overcoming Writing Resistance

Teleseminar: Rosanne Bane: Understanding the Brain Science to Overcoming Writing Resistance

Event Date: September 27, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Rosanne Bane discusses Understanding the Brain Science to Overcoming Writing Resistance. About Rosanne Bane Rosanne Bane is a Creativity Coach and author of Around the Writer’s Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer’s Resistance. A veteran teaching artist, Rosanne has helped […]

9 Editing Tips to Make You a Better Nonfiction Writer by Mary Walton

9 Editing Tips to Make You a Better Nonfiction Writer by Mary Walton

While non-fiction may conjure images of the dusty tomes in your local library, it’s actually an increasingly popular type of online content. Every how-to article, every review, every business blog is an example of non-fiction writing, aimed at inspiring the reader. And as these posts are normally aimed in encouraging the reader to do something, […]

Teleseminar: Shel Horowitz on Writing to Change the World: How to Influence Readers through Books

Teleseminar: Shel Horowitz on Writing to Change the World: How to Influence Readers through Books

Event Date: June 7, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Shel Horowitz discusses Writing to Change the World: How to Influence Readers through Books. About Shel Horowitz Book publishing consultant and multiple-award-winning author of ten books (most recently, Guerrilla Marketing to Heal the World—endorsed by Seth Godin and Jack Canfield), Shel Horowitz, […]

Teleseminar: Roger C. Parker on How to Use Content Marketing to Write and Promote Your Book

Teleseminar: Roger C. Parker on How to Use Content Marketing to Write and Promote Your Book

Event Date: January 18, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Roger C. Parker discusses How to Use Content Marketing to Write and Promote Your Book. About Roger C. Parker Roger C. Parker is a 2016 Top-Performing Blogger for the Content Marketing Institute, the author of over 40 books, including the NY […]