I just want to write.

“I just want to write,” says the author. “I don’t want to spend my time marketing.” That thump is me banging my head against a wall. C’mon people. There are over a million books published every year. Another 20 million … Read More

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Video: The New Normal of Book Launches

I was recently a guest on a Facebook Live Show called Town Square Talk. The topic was “The New Normal of Book Launches.” How do you do book launches in this era of Covid-19 & social distancing? Learn how fellow … Read More

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Video: Social Distancing Marketing for Authors

A Free Workshop for Authors Positive, tasteful ways you can reach out, build community and  maybe sell a few books online. With Mary Walewski, Buy The Book Marketing And Polly Letofsky, My Word Publishing If you’re wondering what social distancing marketing … Read More

Video: How to Write a Great Title for Your Book

Lots of classic novels started out with very different titles. How much do you think their titles helped with their enduring popularity? Would Of Mice and Men still be read in English classes if Steinbeck had kept his working title … Read More

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Two Effective Writing Techniques Honed by Top Authors

Guest post by Barbara McNichol Authors have a unique expertise to share with the world. Often, their most recent book represents their seminal work—their life’s work. That’s true for a nonfiction book I recently edited, Excellence in Execution by Robin … Read More

The 10 Things All Successful Authors Do

By: Teresa R. Funke I’ve been a professional writer for 27 years and have authored seven books, so it’s not surprising people often ask me the secret to having a career as a writer. When I really got to thinking … Read More

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