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Tik Tok Tips for Authors!

Tik Tok Tips for Authors First thing’s first. Let’s be clear. You do NOT have to dance to be on Tik Tok. Nor do you have to be a tweenybopper. In fact, when COVID first reared its ugly head last spring, adults (meaning, anyone over 21) became curious as to what this whole Tik Tok …

All Those Writerly Feels!

All Those Writerly Feels! How to cope with all the emotions authors face every single day. “So, what exactly does an author coach do?” I hear this question often. Really great author coaches don’t just teach writers how to write books. They also help authors deal with things that go beyond writing skills and publishing …

INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR ANDY WEIR

I remember the moment the concept for my first book, Like Father, Like Daughter, came to me, and I felt so inspired and enthusiastic. Since then, any time I read a really great book, I wish I could ask the author how they came up with their story idea. Do you ever feel that way? …

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR AUTHORS

How many of you enjoy those fun advent calendars at Christmastime? I remember growing up, one of our Christmas traditions was advent calendars. You know, those fun calendars that families use to count down the days until Christmas? And, usually, each day, when you open or peel back the date, you find a fun treat …

Why you should hire Write Your Best Book!

The most popular Facebook post I’ve ever posted was earlier this year when I asked, “Why have you not worked with a professional editor (or why won’t you)?”  That post was shared, liked, and commented on more than any post I’ve ever written in all my 10 or so years in this industry talking to …

Why You Should Hire an Author PA Now!

If you’ve ever even thought about hiring an Author PA, let me tell you…you MUST.  I’ve been writing and publishing books for over a decade, and for at least the last five years, I’ve known about Author PAs. But I’ll be honest with you. I really thought I could do it all on my own. …

How to Sell Your Books on Pinterest (and Why)

If you’re an author building your brand, or even if you’ve already built your brand, but you haven’t included Pinterest in your social media strategy, you must do so now. Though, technically, Pinterest is not so much a social media platform as it is one of the top three used search engines in the world.  …

How (and When) to Develop Your Author Brand

Your brand as an author is just as important as writing a great novel. And I think most authors are aware that branding is a necessary part of marketing their books, but I’m often asked where a new author should even begin when working on their brand. Your brand is a promise to the reader. …

How to Create a Stunning Book Cover with 99Designs

Y’all! I have found the coolest, most fun, most unique way to have my cover designs created! Let me tell you all about 99Designs!  I’d heard of this business in passing before, but I honestly wasn’t sure what they offered exactly. Then, one day, I happened upon their website and I read more about how …