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...]

Game Changer for Authors

The information in this blog and the list provided is life changing. Do not dismiss the simple idea of short burst activities in order to succeed. Short burst activities help you consume different ideas. You then combine those ideas into something unique. Once you have ideas that no one else has, then you’re the one who receives the money! Unique ideas are developed in two ways: Creating something special that will benefit a certain … [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...]

4 Keys to Author Success

The first advice given to me by a publishing lawyer was, “Authors read, write, publish, and market.” That may have sounded obvious, but I’ve based my entire career on that advice knowing that the key to success is excelling in reading, writing, publishing, and marketing. If you can do that, then you will have a long, rewarding career as an author. (You can gain more ideas by visiting 12 Month Author Marketing Plan!) Excel at … [Read more...]

Doubters vs. Authors

“The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn’t require any.” ~ Russell Baker. If you’ve been writing for more than two years, then you may have heard others tell you to get a real job, or that becoming a famous author isn’t possible unless you have great connections. Keep in mind that those who never wrote anything in their … [Read more...]