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So you've written your great novel and you're ready to now start marketing it, right? Well, according to the book launch expert, Tim Grahl, who launched successful authors like Hugh Howie and Charles Duhigg to the NYT Bestseller lists, the best time to start is...read more
Author: J.R. Handley JV: Tell me a little about “Team Handley” and how you work together. JR: I come up with the ideas and flesh them out with my wife and mother. We tweak them so they flow and make sense and lately to ensure continuity. Mostly we do this...read more
I’m active in a few writer groups on Facebook. The other day a video by an author who had hit the NYT and USA Today bestseller list 33 times was making the rounds. This video was of her presentation entitled “Capturing the Golden Goose: How to Sell a Bazillion...read more
H.M. Ward is an unquestionably successful indie author. Her extensive backlist of YA and New Adult romance novels have sold 13 million books worldwide and she's hit the NYT and USA Today bestseller list a combined 33 times. She shares her thoughts on how to make it...read more
Write yourself a letter. What do I mean by that? When I finish my writing session, I leave myself a note at the bottom of the scene with bullet points of what I want to accomplish the next time I sit down to write. That's it. Nothing magical. It's like David Allen...read more
You know how some bakeries give you that bonus donut if you buy a dozen? There's actually a word for it--lagniappe. That's what I feel like I'm getting when I read a short story set in a universe I already know and enjoy. So when I got that email from Nick Webb...read more