3 Powerful Things That Give Your Book a Shot at The Bestsellers List

Marketing your book for the bestseller list used to be all about advertising. If your publisher could spend enough money to make people pay attention, demand sufficient shelf space in the bookstore, get you on some big-time media shows, and then spam the audience with messages until they bought the book. You made it on the Read more about 3 Powerful Things That Give Your Book a Shot at The Bestsellers List[…]

Authors Want to Write, Speakers Want to Speak and Coaches Want to Coach

One of my coaching mentors has been privileged to work with a variety of “experts” over the last few years – helping them leverage their knowledge into real businesses. But here’s a common theme I noticed from his discussions about coaching these experts: “Authors want to write books, speakers want to speak and coaches want Read more about Authors Want to Write, Speakers Want to Speak and Coaches Want to Coach[…]

Never have writer’s block again

Why do we have writer’s block? Where did that term come from? Writing used to be hobby, that thing you did in your spare time, for fun, especially before the 1940s (when the term writer’s block was invented). When writing is a hobby it’s not a big risk project. When it’s a hobby you do it without Read more about Never have writer’s block again[…]

All authors should give their first book away!

Do you have any desire to be an author? Great! You are not alone; many people desire to write, actually  81% of Americans say they’d like to write a book. With more than 1,000,000 books published every year (not counting ebooks or blogs), the odds are actually pretty good that you also are writing a book Read more about All authors should give their first book away![…]