2014 Awards


Author Encouragement

Read this blog weekly, or even daily to keep you encouraged. ~ I am not going to waste my gift. ~ The world needs my book. ~ Everyday, I will do something to fulfill my dream. ~ My experiences, good and bad, … [Read More...]


Finding Your Target Audience

The quick way to locate your target audience is to think about one reader who will buy your book. Don't focus on thousands of readers, just that one person who comes into your mind. Ask this question based on your one … [Read More...]

Untraditional Publishing

Training and Workouts for Authors

Just like a boxer, dancer, jazz singer, and gymnast use different techniques to train, writers need to incorporate several daily routines in their author workout. The more you spend on each of these, the better an author you will become. Training: There are books at Target, the grocery store, library, and bookstore. Never, ever, walk into any of these places without looking at the books in your genre. Workout: When entering these places, scan over all the “New Releases”along with ten … [Read More...]

Exchange This for That!

It’s amazing to think that little changes in your approach to your author career can be just what you need. Try this for 90 days and propel to the next level! Exchange This for That! Most authors spend over 7 hours a day in front of the computer, cell phone, and television. Brian Tracey states, “Your television set can make you rich or poor. If you watch it all the time, it will make you poor.” Being in front of a screen lowers your levels of energy and self-esteem. Authors need an … [Read More...]

Authors going from Poor to Wealthy

No author is better than you. If there’s an author making more money, selling more books, getting their stories adapted to film, and has a terrific ancillary product line to go along with the books, then the difference is that author has learned how other successful authors are doing things. Let that sink in for a moment. “A wealthy author has learned how to do things that other wealthy authors are doing.” Here’s another way to look at things. The publishing industry is willing to pay some … [Read More...]