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Write Nonfiction Books that Sell (Part II) – The Business of Being An Author

In Part I of this article, How to write nonfiction books that sell, I shared four phases of nonfiction writing that I use. That is the process that I follow when creating a new manuscript. Those phases are: Select a marketable … Continue reading

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Write Effective Back Cover Sales Copy for Nonfiction Books

As a nonfiction author who self publishes, one of the most important tasks that you will have to tackle is how to write effective back cover sales copy for nonfiction books. This cover content is one of the most important aspects of your new book. … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Writing Effective Nonfiction Books

Like every other book genre, non fiction books appeal to a certain type of reader. Depending on your focus, you might be sharing a personal memoir, providing self help tips, giving guidance on a specific topic or skill, or offering … Continue reading

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Selecting a Marketable Nonfiction Book Title

With almost 40,000 books a year published in the U.S., and the millions that have gone before, your book title is a crucial piece of your writing success. The title and subtitle that you select will serve to stop readers and … Continue reading

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6 Nonfiction Book Writing Tips for Authors

Writing a nonfiction book differs from creating fiction books. Nonfiction authors are typically subject matter experts and spend a good deal of time researching to find or validate information that they plan to address in their books. On the other … Continue reading

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Elements of an Effective Non-Fiction Book

For over four decades, I have led workshops and given presentations to thousands of people. Since 1994, I have captured key points of my research and training session content in more than thirty non-fiction books. The following are two approaches that I … Continue reading

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Proven Book Marketing Strategies for Authors

The only way for authors to sell books effectively is to let people know that the product exists. You may have the greatest book ever written, but unless you promote it and continually get the word out about it through … Continue reading

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Editing and Rewriting Are Essential Parts of Writing A Book or Article

Whether you are doing nonfiction writing or fiction, you likely want the finished piece to be the best possible. To ensure that this is the case, you have to face the reality that you will need to spend times on … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association Conference Early Registration Ends Soon

  June 30, 2014 is the closing date for obtaining discounted registration pricing for members and non-member. Friday workshops are: Children’s Books: Show n’Tell Fiction Writing – Novel in a Day Marketing: Using Today’s Technologies Saturday sessions include: Electronic Editing … Continue reading

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Use SMART Goals When Writing Non Fiction Books

Both aspiring and experienced writers often make the mistake of failing to develop and follow a plan when writing a nonfiction book.  This is a mistake and can lead to a less than stellar product in the end. In some cases, non fiction … Continue reading

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