Reader Avenue

Located on Reader Avenue are 10 buildings with 10 floors in each building. Authors from all over the world come to Reader Avenue and promote their books at all 10 buildings and on as many floors of each building as possible. You don’t want to be left out, so you hurry to Reader Avenue with bookmarks and flyers, anxious to start your marketing campaign. However when you arrive at Reader Avenue you notice that there are thousands of authors who … [Read more...]

Authors & Film Production: Locating the Audience

Do you want your book adapted to a screenplay and be shown on the big screen? Let me introduce you to MCS who represents screenwriters, producers, and directors in Los Angeles and called the “Moneyball” of the film industry. The main focus of MCS is to locate the best cities and regions around the world to market and launch a new film. Now, MCS has expanded their representation to authors and publishers. This is a great fit, because MCS uses … [Read more...]

Adapting Your Book to Film

Every author wants to see his or her book adapted to a screenplay and eventually made into a movie. However, the chances of that are slim to none especially with the amount of books that are being published these days along with the fact that producers and directors may never know who you are or what you write. It has been my goal to give EVERY author an opportunity for success rather than just the top 2% of selling authors. There’s an … [Read more...]

S.L. Dwyer Interview

Seventh place winner of the competitive UP Authors Fiction Challenge is S.L. Dwyer with the book, Dirt. “S.L. Dwyer reminded us of Harper Lee, with amazing character dialogue that captured our attention!” ~ UP Authors UP: Name three people you told after discovering you finished in the top seven. SL:I only told one person and then posted the UP Author image on my website and mentioned it on a discussion forum. Now that it is official, I … [Read more...]

Author Dream Team

Networking in the publishing industry is certainly a way to meet the right people who can propel your career to the next level. But if you are an Untraditional author and want to have more control over your career, I suggest forming a dream team. Your dream team should consist of four people: ~ You (Author) ~ Musician ~ Actor ~ Artist It would be best if the four of you are all on the same level. For example, all of you have … [Read more...]