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People always judge a book by its cover. You have a great cover, right? That’s one of the most important ways to capture people’s attention when they’re searching through Amazon or any bookseller trying to find a book that interests them. After looking at a cover, the next thing people do is look at the […]
Writing a book can be a daunting task, and many writers wonder how many words they need to complete a book. Is a 50,000 word manuscript long enough? Is a 200,000 word manuscript too long? (Another question is how many words make up a page in a printed book. That varies a lot, depending on […]
Facebook is one of the world’s highest traffic websites, and those visitors tend to spend a tremendous amount of time on the site. This makes for somewhat of a captive audience, and yours ads will often get a lot more attention than ads on other websites. There are a number of subjects Facebook doesn’t allow, […]
Stephen King is one of the most popular fiction writers of our day, and his book offers writers insight into King’s view of the writer’s craft. This infographic shares 14 tips from . Read what King has to say about passive tense, what makes the best stories, description, setting a daily writing goal and what […]
Many writers find the process of marketing their books to be far more challenging and frustrating than writing them. After all, writing is a skill which is honed over years of experience. Book marketing is often an entirely new skillset, and the tactics and methods change frequently. One of the biggest roadblocks for a lot […]
In nearly every aspect of your business, visual communication and the principles of storytelling have a very important role to play. Whether you’re doing something as simple as putting an attractive-looking video on a landing page in an effort to increase conversions or you’re making boring data and stats come alive by way of a […]
Creativity is defined as, “The use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work,” according to the dictionary. While we would love to believe that we have a reservoir of original ideas ready to pull from, that is far from the case. According to a 2012 New York Times […]
Want to know the biggest self-imposed roadblock authors face? It’s that small voice in your head that says, “Who are you to think you can write a book?” Sound familiar? We all have that voice, so it can (and should) be ignored…at least when it comes to getting the words on paper. But that voice […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. Tell us something about yourself. I grew up in libraries for all intents and purposes and always knew I would write. That began in 1995 with social commentary on public radio, for which I twice won the National Federation of Presswomen Award for […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. I’ve just published , which is a cookbook and a manual for anyone interested in eating healthy and using food to promote brain health and prevent dementia. Tell us something about yourself. I’ve been living in New Mexico for about 15 years now […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. The book is a novel. Night Radio: A Love Story is about Jake Mulholland, a college student who dreams of becoming the next great rock ‘n’ roll radio personality. But like his father, his appetite for love conflicts with his thirst for success, […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My new memoir, , is set in 1965, the era of love, light—and revolution. While I (the twenty-two year old romantic narrator), fanaticize a bucolic future in an old farm house with children climbing the apple trees, my husband plots to organize a […]
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