Author 101

Filling Weaknesses Writing can be lonely and isolated work. You can spend endless hours day after day, month after month sitting by yourself in front of the ...

Author: Rick Frishman

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 9781630473754

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

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The Fast Track to Getting published! “Are you ready to get out of the slush piles? With the expert tutelage of Frishman and Spizman, an author can increase his/her chances of publication many times over.” – John Kremer, author, "1001 Ways to Market Your Books" “I’ve got a great idea for a book!” But a great idea is not enough---what you need is a killer book proposal. With publishing gurus Rick Frishman and Robyn Spizman as your guides, you can create a proposal that makes your idea sing---and appeals to the right publishers. And once you secure that coveted book deal, Frishman and Spizman give you all you need to know to conceptualize, write, market, and turn your powerful message into a bestseller. We all need a guide on the journey through the publishing world and these experts take you by the hand and help navigate the hypercompetitive book industry. We all have an amazing message within. Now is the time to share it with the world to change your life and the lives of your audience.

How to Become a Successful Author

A book can give you instant credibility; everyone is impressed when you say you are a published author. Doors will open for you that may have previously ...

Author: Irina Webster

Publisher: Australian Self Publishing

ISBN: 9780980635737

Category: Authorship

Page: 200

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The 10X Author

had a kid, and now need more money than you did as a free-flying solo. Maybe your spouse is nervous (as ours have often been) and you're honest enough to ...

Author: Sean M. Platt

Publisher: Sterling & Stone via PublishDrive

ISBN: PKEY:6610000207510

Category: Reference

Page: 70

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If you want to survive and thrive in today’s game, you’ve got to level up, buttercup. In this honest and to-the-point book, bestselling authors Sean M. Platt and Johnny Truant show you how successful authors cultivate the right mindset in order to thrive in today's competitive publishing game. Mindset? Really? Yes, really. No, it isn't everything, but it's often the most important thing. All the technical skills in the world are useless without it. If you've ever wondered what sets career authors apart from the wannabes, or simply been faced with doubts and fears, this simple book is for you. Pick up your copy, and pick up yourself, today.

You Can t Do It Alone

The scanning, uploading, and distribution of this book without permission is a theft of the author's intellectual property. If you would like permission to ...

Author: Maria Quiban Whitesell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780738285931

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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In this supportive guide, a widow and a mental health expert provide guidance and thoughtful advice for anyone dealing with traumatic loss. When FOX11's weather anchor Maria Quiban Whitesell's husband Sean was diagnosed with Glioblastoma (GBM), a deadly form of brain cancer, she was completely unprepared. How would she possibly explain what was happening to their young son, Gus? How should she respond when people ask inappropriate questions? What about just dealing with the details of the day-to-day? In You Can't Do It Alone, Whitesell tells her story and teams up with licensed therapist Lauren Schneider to provide readers with a roadmap for walking through illness, death and grief. Whitesell and Schneider explore: Discussing a serious diagnosis in an honest, clear manner Navigating control over life when you feel no control Finding your support group Dealing with memories, family and friends Helping balance work, caregiving, parenting and much, much more

Secrets to Becoming a Successful Author Boxset

I decided that Pricing would go first because you will need to have ... is critical to the indie author in order to be competitive in todays market.

Author: Maggie McVay Lynch

Publisher: Windtree Press

ISBN: 9781947983885

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 802

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Frustrated with the plethora of conflicting information on how to self-publish? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to sit down with someone who has already made the mistakes, done the analysis, and will provide you the short cuts—the secrets about the things that work? Now you have that chance with the Career Author Secrets series. Indie Publishing (Self Publishing) has changed dramatically in the past five years. There are now new, easier tools to use for every part of the process—editing, formatting, distribution, sales, and analysis. This boxset contains three books. Secrets Every Author Should Know: Publishing Basics It contains everything a DIY author needs to get her book from manuscript to professional publication in both ebook and print, including: * Why books don’t sell * Options for DIY or contracting professionals *The truth about ISBNs & Copyright Registration * Secrets for formatting your book the easy way * Creating book covers that sell * Making decisions about distribution Secrets to Pricing and Distribution: Ebook, Print and Direct Sales Once you have a finished book, you need to get it into readers’ hands. Loading your book to a vendor looks deceivingly easy. However, the career author knows that each vendor has its own methods for promoting books, performing searches, and identifying ready buyers. You need to take advantage of these differences in order to maximize your profits and discoverability. Capitalize on competitive retail pricing in different markets, and use effective metadata to draw more readers to your books. Learn to: * Write compelling book blurbs for each title that focus on “reader cookies” and • marketing. * Unlock keywords and get access to hidden category options. * Take advantage of search algorithm nuances at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and Apple. * Use aggregators to increase distribution opportunities around the world. * Evaluate opportunities for direct sales to bookstores and individual consumers. Secrets to Effective Author Marketing: It’s More Than ‘Buy My Book’ This book provides specific techniques to exploit the value of your books without resorting to the typical overexposure in social media and newsletters with “Buy My Book” sales messaging. Instead, focus on the top three proven techniques that actually sell books. Follow step-by-step instructions and timelines to learn how to: 1) Create an Effective Plan for Communicating to Readers; 2) Use Social Media and Email lists to Engage with Your Readers; and 3) Plan for Effective Campaigns for both Book Launches and Backlist Rejuvenation throughout the year. In addition this book provides techniques to: * Distinguish specific groups of readers most likely to buy your novel or nonfiction book. * Understand your competition and the advantages that your book offers. * Clarify hooks that capture attention of the media, reviewers, and readers. * Identify where and how to reach readers, reviewers, and media. * Create and implement a consistent brand throughout all marketing efforts. * Effectively select, from 100+ options, the appropriate marketing tactics and timing that matches your book intentions and values. * Maximize organic reach and stay to a budget of less than $100 per book campaign. * Develop a long-term online marketing plan.

Yes You Can Do It

No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the written permission of the author.

Author: Iesha Shaw

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781665527293

Category: Self-Help

Page: 24

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This is a Self Acceptance Picture Book, that promotes accepting individuality of oneself, including diversity in opinion and self-esteem, while fighting outside racism. The author of this book, Iesha Shaw, is an expert in early childhood education whose goal is to inspire children to pursue their goals regardless of the obstacles. The message of the author is that, it doesn’t matter the color of your skin or where you come from, you got all the potential within you to achieve your goals in life. It makes no difference who you are. The author shares pictures of herself through out her life stages and even pictures of her family to show importance of self acceptance, self love and what these two have made it possible to attain many achievements in life regardless of societal challenges of racism. Being a black lady, the author wishes to inspire children especially the ones with black origin, the marginalized, and even the ones from humble backgrounds. She wants all children to embrace self acceptance, self love and to be encouraged that they can be whatever they wish to be in future. The way she made it, them too stand an equal chance. She also expresses her source of strength to overcoming all odds to be from her strong belief in the God of the Bible, Jesus Christ.

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every church had a multitude of ministers , and so it must be again , or we shall never come near that primitive pattern ; and then they could preach ...

Author: Richard Baxter

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HNTFM1

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You Can You Will

... unlawful piracy and theft of the author's intellectual property. If you would like to use material from the book (other than for review purposes), ...

Author: Joel Osteen

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781455575701

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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Commit to excellence and celebrate your natural gifts by embracing eight principles for professional and spiritual success from #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen. In You Can, You Will, these eight undeniable qualities of winners can help you reach your potential and achieve new levels of success in your life: Keep Your Vision in Front of You Run Your Race Expect Good Things Have a Positive Mindset Commit to Excellence Keep Growing Serve Others Stay Passionate You are created to be a winner. Live by Joel Osteen's eight principles and boldly go in the direction of your destiny.

Entrepreneur to Author

To get your book into KU, Amazon insists you commit to Kindle exclusively. While that only applies to the eBook (you can still distribute print editions ...

Author: Scott A. MacMillan

Publisher: Grammar Factory Publishing

ISBN: 9781989737019

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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Small business owners are struggling to stand out in authority-driven fields. They’re losing deals to the competition, getting ignored by the media, and missing out on partnerships that could change the trajectory of their business. Increasingly, entrepreneurs realize that authorship can help by building authority, generating quality leads, and providing IP that lets them efficiently scale their business. But most aren’t confident in their ability to become an author…until now. In Entrepreneur to Author, you’ll learn: The secret to a book strategy that’s in lock-step with your business strategy How to efficiently plan, write, test, and refine a high-quality manuscript so you can tend to your business, family, and personal priorities The ins and outs of getting your book published, including publishing models, costs, book formats, and distribution channels The foundational strategy for building authority and the three monetization strategies you can use to grow your business with your book Using analytical, business-minded concepts, you’ll gain confidence in your ability to become an outstanding first-time author, and in your book’s ability to build your authority and grow your business in a way that scales up without burning you out. If you're an ambitious entrepreneur, business leader, or subject-matter expert whose business success depends on your personal authority and professional credibility, then Entrepreneur to Author is your strategy guide to building authority and growing your business through writing and publishing.