Monday, June 30, 2014

The Cat Who Lost His Meow

The Cat Who Lost His Meow
About the Book Title: The Cat Who Lost His Meow | Author: Angela Muse | Illustrator: Helen H. Wu | Publication Date: June 1, 2014 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 32 | Recommended Ages: 3+ Summary: Chester the lazy calico cat has suddenly lost his meow. He’s looking everywhere, but can’t seem to…

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Ugly Truth: What You Need to Know About Children's Books

This article is meant to be a wake up call for the many aspiring children's book authors out there who need to know what they're getting into.  The first thing you need to know is that it's the most competitive, expensive, and least accessible part of the publishing industry. Most childre…

Monday, June 23, 2014

Response to "Sorry, but Social Media Will Not Sell Your Book"

National Post recently published a Special by author Hilary Davidson entitled “Sorry, but social media will not sell your book.” In this, she mentions how authors tend to think that simply being on social media will sell their product for them, that it’s a shortcut to fame and fortune. “I won’t say …

Friday, June 20, 2014

Effective Websites

Your website is the foundation of your online presence. It  is an all-important tool that will either draw a potential reader's interest or lose it, in a matter of seconds. An effective website should have a clear purpose, be clean and easy to read/navigate, informative, and encourage reader int…

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Most Effective Advertising Resources, According to Authors

The Most Effective Advertising Resources, According to Authors
*This post will be updated periodically. If you know of a wonderful advertising resource which needs to be shared, please contact me ." I asked authors all over the world about their favorite/most effective places to advertise their books. Here's what they said:  Facebook seems to be a favori…

Monday, June 16, 2014

Turning Rivaly into Sales

I once sat down to lunch with a New York Times Best Selling Author who complained that another author had stolen his idea, and now he couldn't write about that topic because that author's series was so successful. For some reason, like that author, in our author community, there is a terribl…

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Your Book is Your Business: What Are You Investing?

Whether you're traditionally or self-published, profit or non-profit, your book is your business. You invest time, money, creativity, effort, and, hopefully, heart into your work. Why wouldn't you do your best to make it successful? Regardless of whether you're in it for the money, if yo…

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Silver Series Mass Book Giveaway!

Please leave a comment with your email if you would like to be entered in to win the entire Silver Series by Cheree Alsop!!! Character blurb from Jaze Carso: “Werewolves hide among you; it’s a secret we have fought for centuries to keep. We were almost wiped out once, and know better than to let the …
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