What New Authors Need to Do: Market

My money quote from Grael Norton, acquisitions editor for Wheatmark, during Wednesday’s webinar at the…

 Posted in Marketing

Why Self-Publishing Has Such a Bad Reputation

One of the biggest hurdles authors of “small market” books have to overcome is the…

 Posted in Editing Layout and Formating, Publishing

New Review: A Warrior’s Soul is “Highly Recommended”

One of the problems I struggle with as an author is patience waiting for reader…

 Posted in A Warrior's Soul

How to Manage Sales Expectations

Oddly, I don’t remember obsessing over book sales for my first book. I had a…

 Posted in Marketing, Publishing

Don’t Skimp on Editing

Over at Blogging Authors, guest columnist Chris Hoole has a very important post on editing….

 Posted in Keys to Success, writing and storytelling

What to Include in a Synopsis

Irene Watson has a nice post over at Readerviews.com, an on-line book reviewer, on what…

 Posted in Marketing

More on Book Sales

A reader of my previous post on book sales (Books Sales By The Numbers), noted…

 Posted in Publishing

The Hunger Games, Dialogue, and Voice

My new favorite young-adult series is The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The books…

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Book Sales By the Numbers

It may seem like an odd question, but when do you know your book’s a…

 Posted in Keys to Success, Marketing, Publishing

On the Effectiveness of a Marketing Campaign

Perhaps the biggest barrier I faced with the publication of A Warrior’s Soul was a…

 Posted in Keys to Success, Marketing