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To Self-Publish or Not? That is the Question

To Self-Publish or Not? That is the Question

So, you’re doing some downsizing and lo and behold you come across a number of stories that you or a relative wrote a while back. You have no idea as to what to do with them. You finally make up your mind and decide that you want to have them published, but have no clue as to what steps you should take to get it done. Well you could send a copy of the story to any number of third-party publishing companies. You know, the ones where you have to wait for them to sweep you off your feet by offering...

Habits of Highly Successful Authors

Habits of Highly Successful Authors

I often wonder how some authors are highly successful while other authors seem to struggle. The more I looked into it the more I realized the following about successful authors. 1. Successful Authors Write About Things They Are Passionate About Whether you are writing fiction or nonfiction, it is imperative that you write about something you care about. Successful authors have some emotional connection to their content or story. If you are writing fiction, then write from a place of emotional familiarity. Your genuine experience will come through in your writing and your readers will connect with that. If you...

Get Your Book Done Now

Get Your Book Done Now

People say they have writer’s block, but what does that mean? Unless you are treating this as a hobby…book writing is a profession! You wouldn’t hire a plumber to fix your drain and when he gets there, he told you ” I have plumbers block”. If he did you would probably throw him out. You should look at your book writing the same way and don’t let anyone (even Satan’s tricks) get you off track. I’m not comparing writing to plumbing, but if we follow the proper steps we can get the job done and much faster. Just like Drano...

How Do You Publicize Your Book

How Do You Publicize Your Book

Contrary to what people think, I feel that writers are faced with a lot of fears. Is my work good enough, will it be rejected, do I inspire people, how will I publicize my book, what if I get writers block? The list can go on and on. I know I have been writing for years but never did anything with my writing. I did not want to share it with the world and would use it as my own personal journal. I was approached many times by others to step out on faith and get my work published. When...

Six Secrets Of Writing A Book That Sells

Six Secrets Of Writing A Book That Sells

You wrote a book now what? Did you write it because you wanted to keep a private journal of your activities or because you wanted something that would sale? It’s one thing to write a book, it’s an entirely different thing to write one that’s saleable. Ensuring the success of a book is something even the biggest publishers have not been able to guarantee. If you want to write a book that sales here are some recommendations. 1. Know your readers. We’re not just talking about whether your readers are male or female. You’ll want to know how old your readers...