This past week, an article … a kind of “pity me” article … appeared in an edition of the Atlantic magazine.
The author shared how she had been pitching to traditional publishers and agents for a decade; how she had several novels and other unpublished works on her computer; and how she is going to hold out for a traditional publishing contract.
I got tired of her whine and what she was writing and eventually posted my …
A few weeks ago, I did a blog about the differences of “click” online events only and “brick” in person events. The pros and cons of each.
After attending last week’s annual AuthorU Extravaganza in Denver, Colorado, I firmly believe that to maximize your growth and success quotient, you have got to show up … as in attending events and conferences in person.
The Author Success Formula requires relationships. Relationships that may be have been seeded online, …
It’s reality check time … are you feeling a tad bummed as an author? Look in the mirror and ask: Are you disappointed with the flow of your book sales?
So … why do some authors fail … and merely limp along with their book sales?
Here are my top 10 reasons “why your book could be nose-diving” and caught on a book limp along merry-go-round.
1 Not understanding why minimal editing by a non-professional could be the …
Do you love the ability and ease to “click” quickly and get info for marketing, publishing or “whatever” you are seeking? Most of us do. But what about the other way … the “brick” approach? Brick meaning “in person.” Showing up.
I get it… the “click” method is fast. Register, be there when it begins. Or, wait for the replay to be sent to you. Easy peasy. Bricking it takes a commitment. That “show up” thing …
The typical self-published author sells less than 100 books. One Hundred Freakin’ Books! Yikes. You can’t make a living that way. You can’t cover your costs of production. What you do has become frustrated and dismayed. In other words, you fail–something that wasn’t in your vision path when you first started doing your authoring and publishing path.
Yes Dear Author, there is a significant difference between authors who sell just a few books (and yes, that’s …
You have THREE MORE DAYS to save moneys.
Early Bird Registration ends on August 17
Have you heard some of the speakers before?
Are they presenting new material?
Are there new Speakers.
The Extravaganza is an investment in you and your book. We will deliver. You need to be here to receive it.
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Have you discovered Bublish? It’s a fun and very cool way to market your books …
If you are like me, your email box is loaded … in fact, overloaded … with offers to do “this” and offers to do “that”; with call to action after call to action. It’s exhausting, to say the least.
Each year, I put an enormous amount of time and energy in putting together AuthorU’s annual Extravaganza—a three-day event bringing a variety of publishing and marketing experts together under one roof. Each commit to not being Swoopers—speakers who …
Each summer, I teach the How to Write a Book in 4 Weeks workshop … Sometimes, I join in and complete one; other times, I start one, knowing that it will take some time.
The first time, crowdfunding was on my mind. Seeing now what’s known as the Author YOU Mini-Series, The CrowdFunding Guide for Authors & Writers was generated. A total of 96 pages in a 5 x 7 format, four colors throughout and with …