Success tips for authors

Nonfiction Book Writing Process – Getting Your Book Into Print Fast

Have you ever read one of those articles titled something like, “Proven Strategies for Writing a Book in One Month” and thought — “No Way?” I must admit that I have always been skeptical of this concept. But using my nonfiction book writing process, which I outlined in an article on this blog last month, I started my latest book on September 17th. It is …

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Writing Marketable Nonfiction Books – A Proven Process

Many new authors struggle with writing marketable nonfiction books. In reality, it is a process of researching and planning content that will satisfy reader needs, wants and expectations. Fiction books typically revolve around characters, situations, plots and other real or imagined elements. Nonfiction books contain information based on people, issues, facts, data based on reality and actual events. This means that nonfiction authors …

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Ways to Succeed As a Nonfiction Author

There are a variety of ways to succeed as a nonfiction author if you take time to plan ahead before you start writing. Like many other things in life, writing a successful nonfiction book takes more than just a dream. Some people have the mistaken belief that writing a nonfiction book will bring them fame and fortune. While there have been many exceptions (e.g. …

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Proven Tips for Successful Author Book Signings

There are many ways for authors to effectively market and sell their books once published. Many authors and self publishers have relied of author book signings to gain exposure for themselves and their book(s). If planned and executed properly, these events are helpful in letting local bookstore personnel, potential readers and the media know about your latest masterpiece. You can also potentially …

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Book Writing as a Profession

Most people have active thoughts daily about various processes, interests, passions, people, places, things and other facets of their life that would make interesting content for a book. What they often lack is the knowledge or skills necessary to turn their thoughts into words that could be included in a book. Gaining the expertise to fashion a readable document that …

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4 Things To Know About the Best Nonfiction Books

The best nonfiction books, and the ones that are memorable, are written with a goal in mind. Many authors dream of fame and glory when they write a nonfiction book. Others just have a message that they want to share with people. Whatever your reason for writing a nonfiction book, you might want to do what successful writers do…have a plan. …

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Enhancing Author Branding through Local Author Events

Part of building a reputation as a successful author involves exposure. There are many ways to accomplish personal branding, build your author platform and market your books. One of the easiest means of accomplishing this is to seek out local book fairs, author and writer conferences and local author events where you can display, market and sell your works. Check you local …

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Writer’s Block Quotation – Norman Mailer

Many new and experienced authors occasionally experience writer’s block from time to time. This seeming inability to come up with a topic or words to say related to it can be caused be numerous things. For example, inexperience or lack of knowledge on a topic, personal or professional issues that are distracting the mind, fear of failure or not being accepted …

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