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What Kind of Author Are You?

October 01, 2019

I propose that there are a handful of primary motivations that drive people to write a book (or another book). These motivations vary person-to-person...

Recording & Producing Your Audiobook vs. Hiring a Professional

August 28, 2019

Over the years, I’ve spoken to many an excited author who decided it was time for their book to become available as an audiobook. Some, recognizing...

Should Your Book Fit In or Stand OUT?

July 25, 2019

When it comes to your book and its content, packaging and presentation, which approach is best?

Not. Just. eBooks

March 03, 2019

Several years ago, there was a radio commercial with a catchy-but-annoying jingle (perhaps the only kind?) for a retailer called Just Pants...

From Books to Screenplays: Writing for Hollywood

November 11, 2017

I spent one-year doing standup comedy at local comedy clubs in the Boston area (all non-paid). In the spirit of Thomas Edison, I can honestly say that...

What is the "Ebook Format"?

September 04, 2017

Converting your book into ebook format means trade offs. You don't have the kind of control you have compared to a print book or even a PDF ebook...

Expand Your Product Offering and Make a Living as an Author

July 23, 2017

Let's face it, most books don't sell very well and those that do usually just make the author enough to supplement his or her income. I am here to tell you...

Writing Your Life Story

June 22, 2017

Your life story, if told in the right way, can make a story not only worth reading but worth buying. I am going to share with you how I did it, then how you...

How To Write an Author Bio That Will Help You Sell More Books

July 19, 2016

Generally speaking, prospective readers don't read your bio because they care about you; they read your bio because they care about making a poor purchasing...