WRITING as an OLYMPIC SPORT by Sharon E. Anderson– award-winning author

By |August 28th, 2016|

We authors work hard at our craft and sometimes it feels as if we have fallen. The important thing is to get up and continue learning, producing, developing our craft--making it look effortless is the really hard part.

Using Public Relations to Get Your Book Extra Recognition by Sara Dahmen, award winning author

By |August 13th, 2016|

PR is more than marketing – it’s bigger, broader and has very few parameters. Entrepreneur, artisan, award-winning author Sara Dahmen shares her p/r secrets.

It’s SHOWTIME – Deadline for Trade Show Representation Fast Approaching

By |July 15th, 2016|

Booksellers, librarians, book distributors, Indie and small presses, along with the big-five publishers participate in regional book trade shows to make their book purchasing and business decisions. These tradeshows are amazing opportunities for books to vastly increase distribution and to gain visibility and book buzz.

What Works in Hollywood: The < 33 Principle

By |July 13th, 2016|

Do you have a quick one-liner of your story to hook fast and furious interest before the elevator doors open, or the valet pulls the Tesla around? Diane Sillan Isaacs shares her Hollywood expertise.

Will Your Books Have PRIME Shelf Space in one of the TOP Indie Bookstores in America?

By |June 29th, 2016|

Village Books, a leading independent bookstore, announces the top five best selling books from the annual Books By the Bay Book Fair that they manage in collaboration with the Chanticleer Authors Conference.

Third in the Seven Must-Haves for Authors series by Kiffer Brown

By |June 4th, 2016|

dreamstime_m_51247787What is the cornerstone of any successful author’s promotional platform? 

Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Publishing!

I was asked by Orna Ross of Alliance of Independent Authors to share what I consider to be the “Seven Must-Haves for Independent Authors” at  UPublishU event that was held at […]

What is the Single Most Important Publishing Tool for Indie Authors?

By |May 21st, 2016|

What is the single most important publishing tool for first-time authors? Find out in this second article on the Seven Must-Haves for Authors --Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Publishing.

Top Ten Takeaways from Book Expo of America 2016 by Kiffer Brown

By |May 18th, 2016|

Here are the Top Ten Takeaways that Kiffer Brown gathered from overhearing buzz, listening to experts sharing the latest information, and seeing the latest trends in publishing at BEA 2016.

The Seven Must-Haves for Authors – Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Publishing Series by Kiffer Brown

By |May 15th, 2016|

What is the traditional publishing tool that authors can implement to propel their writing careers to new levels and to earn an income from selling their books?

E-Book Sales as Core of Your Books’ Marketing Plan by James Wells

By |April 25th, 2016|

To get traction in the eBook market, I tried out new things, made plenty of mistakes, and then had a series of increasing successes. Now I would like to share what worked for me.