Monthly Archives: February 2014

Thoughts On How to Succeed As An Author

There are many things you must learn if you expect to succeed as an author. In addition to having a sound understanding of the rules of grammar, punctuation and syntax, you must also be able to weave the words into … Continue reading

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Writing Nonfiction Books for Living

Authors who focus on nonfiction writing often enjoy the learning aspect in doing the research and gathering their information together before they begin. For example writing a business book requires hours of research and combing through books, articles and online … Continue reading

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Motivational Quote for Writers – Sholem Asch

Too many would be authors fail to do their homework and plan before beginning to write. The result is often frustration and failure. Like any other task at which you succeed, writing begins with organizing your thoughts, gathering your tools, creating … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association SPRING CONFERENCE – March 8, 2014

It is still not too late to register for the March 8, 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers (FAPA) Spring Conference. This year’s event will be held at NOVA Southeastern University off I-4  near the Millenia Mall in Orlando, Florida. from noon-5:00 … Continue reading

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Motivational Writing Quote – Anaïs Nin

Successful writers and authors have the creative talent to form images with their words and to inspire, motivate, intrigue, or entice their readers. By developing stories, ideas, concepts, characters, and many other facets that satisfy needs and expectations of others, … Continue reading

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Marketing Strategies for Authors

People form an opinion about you and the products and services you represent in seconds and first impressions typically do not change, or at least change slowly. That is why you should never forget that you are always “on stage” … Continue reading

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Inspirational Writing Quote – Robert Cormier

As with many skills that you will attempt to master throughout you life, practice, failure and more practice are key elements in successfully writing a book. Robert Cormier once made a good point about this in a quote:

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Creative Marketing and Residual Income Streams for Authors

Many authors often leave money on the table by failing to follow-up their book(s) with residual products and materials that can either enhance, complement or add to their book content or serve as tangible reminders of content or characters. Think of … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quote About Writing – Robert W. Lucas

People write for many different reasons. Only you can decide why you want to see your words combined to form an effective article, document or book. Internationally known author and performance consultant Robert W. Lucas believes that inner satisfaction is an … Continue reading

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