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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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Robert W. Lucas to Present Capitalizing on Your Writing Session

Robert W. Lucas, author of thirty-seven book and hundreds of articles, will be presenting another one of his free author events titled, Capitalizing on Your Writing: Strategies for Recognition and Making Money, at the Alafaya Branch of the Orange County (Florida) Public Library in Orlando, Florida this Saturday (March 26) at 3:00 pm. The program is for established and aspiring authors …

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4 Ways to Write Nonfiction Books and Articles More Effectively

Too often, writers want to share everything they know about a topic when writing a non-fiction book or article. This can sometimes lead to boring or useless information being added. It can also cause an otherwise useful book or valuable content to be ignored. The following are four simple nonfiction writing tips that can help ensure that you are creating  your nonfiction books …

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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 to become successful (e.g. grammar, punctuation, spelling, writing, marketing, and editing) or do not have the confidence that they can achieve …

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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 also have “day jobs” and have to write in the evenings or on weekends, in airports or wherever they can …

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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 instances when you first meet someone, you will likely be asked, What do you do?” Many people have been taught to …

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Build An Author Platform As Part of Your Book Marketing Plan

In order to sell your books, whether you work with a traditional publisher or are a self published or INDIE author, it is crucial that you include strategies for building an author platform to get more exposure as part of your book marketing plan. Take a few minutes to jot down responses to the following questions on a sheet of paper. Use this …

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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 how many well-known authors capitalize on the passion of their fans by creating a series of items that are purchased …

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Writing Quote – Mark Twain

Most writers like to get paid right away for their work. Unfortunately, without prior previous successful writing or publication experience it is difficult to find a person, publication or organization willing to pay them. As a result of a lack of paid writing opportunities, many new writers seek alternative unpaid ways to get their name in print while they work toward part-time or …

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Writing Strategies of Successful Authors

How to be a successful author is a difficult question to answer. Each writer has a message that she or he wants to communicate to readers. He or she must find his or her own unique approach to sharing ideas, stories, and information with readers in a manner that captures and holds attention. This is sometimes referred to as the …

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