Tag: how to sell more books

Why Writing Isn't Enough—The Savvy Writer's Guide to Success

Many of you introverted writer types are totally cringing right now. But if you want others to know what you’ve written, you have to do more than shut up and write. Writing is only half the battle. We have to market it—tell people about it and hope to God they’ll listen.

Brain Games—Are You Unwittingly Killing Your Book Biz?

I’m going to show you some cool tricks that will help you reach out to readers and improve your book sales and up the effectiveness of your promotional efforts.

Selling Books in the Digital Age—We ALL Have an Image Problem & Here's What To Do

The sheer volume of books paired with the ability for everyone to be published has diminished the perceived value of our product. It is now up to authors to actively demonstrate value to the consumer.

Hooking the Reader & Sticking the Sale—Formatting Matters

In writing, anything that interrupts the fictive dream is BAD JUJU. If our formatting is a train wreck, odds are the reader won’t finish, let alone recommend.

Creating Dimensional Characters—The Blind Spot

Today, we’re going to explore an extension of the WOUND. The BLIND SPOT. There are no perfect personalities. All great character traits possess a blind spot.