If you want to elevate your self-publishing game, you need to do more than write. Here are the top 5 areas you should focus on.
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When I first started writing, my book descriptions were horrible! I’d spend months crafting the perfect book and then I’d be so excited to publish I’d completely rush my description. After a few months of disappointing book sales, it finally hit me. I could have the [...]
There aren’t many things as intimidating as staring down the blank pages of your soon-to-be new novel. Don’t worry, it isn’t just you. Many authors hate starting a new book–coming up with a good book idea can feel like an impossible task. However, finding your [...]
Let’s face it. Writers conferences and conventions can be pretty intimidating–especially for new authors. You might feel like the little fish in the pond. Well, that’s how I felt at first anyway. I mean, you’re in attendance with some of our industry’s best [...]
So, you’ve always dreamed of being an author. You’ve got the gift. But are being an author and an editor the same thing? What about an author and a marketer? Or an author and a project manager? The answer is “No.” However, a great author knows at least the basics of [...]
1. Three favorite books that inspire your writing. Corduroy by Don Freeman Christy by Catherine Marshall Once in a Lifetime by Danielle Steel 2. What you do when you’re not writing. I stitch bookmarks, knit, quilt, crochet, paint ceramics, read, and watch my [...]
1. Three favorite books that inspire your writing. Chill Factor by Sandra Brown Naked in Death by J.D. Robb Are You My Mother? By P.D. Eastman 2. What you do when you’re not writing. When I’m not writing, I am usually doing something related to being an author, such as [...]
1. Three favorite books that inspire your writing. –The Road, Jawss, Goodbye Janette. 2. What you do when you’re not writing. –Cook, tidy house, catch documentaries or audio books. 3. The hardest thing about writing for you. –After the work is done, [...]