Monthly Archives: April 2014

Personal Branding Tips for Authors

Many authors write books because they have a variety of intrinsic or extrinsic motivators pushing them to do so. Some write because they are driven by an internal need to communicate with the world. For example, they might desire to leave a … Continue reading

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Using Personal Branding Initiatives to Create Passive Income

Writers and other professionals can enhance their image, attract more positive attention and potentially sell more books, products and services by creating a personal brand. In effect, this involves taking proactive steps to generate ongoing word-of-mouth marketing efforts through which … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing Non Fiction Books That People Want to Read

Many nonfiction writers create works that are not often read. The challenge in producing good non fiction books that readers will receive well and enjoy reading is to do your homework in advance. Here a few tips for writing good nonfiction books: Identify … Continue reading

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Planning Is the Key To Successful Nonfiction Book Writing

Like anything else in life, those who succeed at nonfiction book writing make lists and prepare in advance. By doing research on your topic, such as, your competition, possible titles, and amount of existing research and information available on your topic, … Continue reading

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Customer Service Skills for Success 6th by Robert W. Lucas Now Available

The top-selling customer service textbook in the United States, Customer Service Skills for Success by Robert W. Lucas, is now in print from McGraw-Hill. This 6th edition includes four-color layout with more images to enhance the content and a completely changed graphic appearance. In … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quote for Writers By Truman Capote

Like many authors, Truman Capote enjoyed his career as an author and often provided positive motivational quotes and encouraged others to follow his approach to writing when they experienced writer’s block or a loss of enthusiasm. The result was that his … Continue reading

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Tips On Becoming a Writer and Writing A Book

Many people want to learn how to write a book. Becoming a writer can be a fun and rewarding career if you take the time required to learn basic writing skills, such as, grammar, syntax, punctuation, proofreading, and editing. Some other things that … Continue reading

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How to Write a Book Proposal for Non Fiction Books

If you are working with traditional publishers, or with some small to mid-size ones, you will likely either be using a query letter or a book proposal to get the acquisition editor’s attention.  Since many publishers no longer accept an … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote for Writer’s – Robert W. Lucas

  As the short inspirational quote above suggests, writing a book can result in extrinsic rewards like money, fame and recognition. It can also lead to intrinsic rewards like enhanced self esteem and a feeling of accomplishment.

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3 Tips for Reducing Writer’s Block and Eliminating Anxiety As An Author

Dealing with anxiety as an author can cause often put undo strain on your creativity. If you have ever experienced writer’s block as an author, you know that it can be frustrating, stressful and anxious. Writer’s block is often caused by a lack … Continue reading

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