Category: Writing

Don’t Be a Parrot: How to Stay Original in Your Writing

With 625,327 self-published books published in the United States in 2015 alone, according to Bowker, the US agency for the administration of the ISBN, you will need to be original to stand out. That’s just the self-published books, and that number is for 2015. By now, thanks to the growing popularity of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) there are likely closer to 1 million books published every year. How can you stand out in that sea of books?

Do It Your Way! 3 Tips For Dealing with Setbacks

Think of rejections not as a poor reflection on you or your work, but simply necessary steps that will get you closer to your goal (kind of like having bad dates and finding out what you don’t want in a mate).

But, This Year

I’m busy as a bee, it’s what we all say. But, this year…

Three Simple (and Surprisingly Cheap) Ways to Promote Your Book in 2018

I used these techniques and found within six months of trying them all that my monthly income had increased by 300 percent. They all took very little time to set up, and were worth the investment, because they brought me a profit.

The Wealthy Writer: Kick-Butt Book Signings

How do you pull off a successful book signing?

Walls

There are bad hombres out there, you say
and we need to build a wall to
keep them out

Don’t Flush Your Time Down the Cybertoilet

A typical social media user consumes 285 pieces of content daily—an incredible 54,000 words, and, for very active users, as many as 1,000 clickable links. How can you stand out and grab the average users attention?