Category Archives: making money as an author

How to Write Nonfiction Books that Sell (Part I)

My first three nonfiction books were published in 1994. Thirty-seven books and compilations later, I am still working to perfect my technique in order to write nonfiction books that sell. Like most authors, I have made mistakes along my path … Continue reading

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2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist – Robert W. Lucas

I am excited to share that my first self-published book, Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors was selected as a Finalist in the Writing/Publishing category of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The book shares … Continue reading

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Robert W. Lucas to Speak at the Orange County Public Library

Internationally-known author of thirty-seven books, Robert W. Lucas, will speak at the Orange County Public Library in downtown Orlando, Florida on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 4pm. The author’s presentation titled Capitalize on Your Writing: Strategies for Recognition and Making Money will … Continue reading

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Use Neighborhood Author Book Signings to Promote Your Books

If you are looking for an easy and inexpensive way to get the word out about your book(s), products and yourself as an author, consider letting your neighbors know what you do. If you are like most people, the only … 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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Maya Angelou Quote About Becoming a Writer

Many people aspire to get their name and ideas into print with articles and books. Unfortunately, many do not know how to become a writer and are either unwilling to invest the time and effort required to develop the skills necessary … Continue reading

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Four Tips on How to Become a Successful Author

If your dream is to be a published author, there are certain things that you must do in order to succeed. Here are four tips for becoming a successful author: 1. Commit Time for Writing.  Many new and established authors … Continue reading

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Writing Articles To Build Your Credibility and Author Platform

One effective way for you to gain visibility for your book(s) and product(s) and to gain name recognition and credibility is to regularly write articles and get them published on the Internet and in print. You can also make money writing articles. … Continue reading

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Personal Branding Quick Response Introduction

Part of building a personal brand and building an author platform as an author is to continually reach out to others via your website, telephone, social media and through face-to-face networking opportunities (e.g. professional, social and other group meetings). In such … Continue reading

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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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