A New Freebie for Action-Oriented Authors

stop guessing what to do next...

Self publishing can be an exciting experience. And by exciting I mean there are so many things going on, and the industry is changing all the time, and there are so many steps to the process, that it’s sometimes hard to figure out what to do next. When a writer finds out that I am […]

The Best Way to Promote Your Book

...and four ways to use that tool

One of the hardest things about being an independent publisher is promoting yourself. I was talking to a friend at lunch today, and she was telling me how amazed she was by what I do–that writing an email is hard enough for her. She couldn’t imagine how I not only write, but I help others […]

Do You Test Your Manuscript?

Or...The Invention of the Yippee Party

Sometimes on Goodreads you might find authors looking for “Beta Readers.” These are people who read a second or third draft of a manuscript to look for content or flow issues. This is a good idea. It is a good way to get a reader’s input about your book. It’s also a good way to […]

3 Reasons You Aren’t Writing, Publishing or Marketing your Book

...and what you can do about it

Do you ever find yourself knowing what you want, but not able to get there? You can’t make time in your day to write. You run around putting out fires leaving little time to work on your publishing goals. You get on social media and find you’ve spent an hour watching videos and you’ve forgotten […]