Authors: Make this First Key Step!

Henry Ford said, “The biggest goal can be accomplished if you just break it down into enough small steps.” Most authors have the same goals: To make a nice living selling their stories. The difference between authors who achieve that goal and authors who don’t, is taking the first significant step, then the second, third, and so on. It may take you 3,000 steps for you to become a wealthy author. With each step, you’ll certainly become … [Read more...]

Authors: Fast Forward 10 Years!

The best way to fast forward 10 years of hard work, avoid making mistakes, and gain much needed experience is to understand the skills and process of those who already achieved success. Keep in mind that millionaire authors weren’t lucky and they aren’t more talented than you. Most likely they spent at least 10 years gaining skills and experience, but you can shortcut the process. A self-made billionaire named H.L. Hunt had three key … [Read more...]

Changing How Readers View Books

If you’re the person responsible for changing the way readers view books, then you will control the industry. Does that sound like a pipe dream? Does it seem a bit unrealistic? Then this blog is probably not for you. However, if you’re an author that wants to take control of your target audience and capture their emotions, then read on… Find an answer to these six questions. ~ What are some current problems with books? There are … [Read more...]

5 Ideas to Sell More Books

Idea One: Sell your fiction novel the same as a non-fiction writer would sell their books. Use examples from weight loss gurus. List 10 ways your books benefit readers. Pretend everything that happened in your fiction book is real! Idea Two: Send Christmas cards, Valentine Day cards, and Happy Halloween cards to leaders of book clubs, local organizations, and businesses. It’s low cost and high value. Idea Three: Team up with several authors … [Read more...]

Do This…Not This

“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.” ~ Austin Phelps. Authors have to make decisions every day that can swing the odds in their favor, or send them years away from success. It’s important for authors to make the correct choices and limit common mistakes. Do This…Not This: ~ Read a variety of books instead of watching a variety of television. ~ Write in quick bursting sessions rather than trying to find time to write for several … [Read more...]