Tag: becoming an author

What No One Tells You about Becoming an Author

21 Feb, 2018 , , , , , ,

Why do you dream of becoming a published author? Is it to gain credibility in your field? Inspire others to take action? Help someone overcome a difficult time in their life? There are a million reasons to write a book. You probably have your own motivations and ideas of what being an author looks and […]

Looking Back on 2017

27 Dec, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This year was full of highs and I learned a lot. I’m glad you’ve been along for the journey, whether that means becoming a published author, finally putting your pen to paper or stepping into your greatness in some other meaningful way. Before the year comes to a close, I wanted to reflect back on […]

Write a Book and Earn the Credibility You’ve Always Dreamed Of

1 Nov, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Think of the last article or book you read. What made you believe and trust the source? Did someone recommend it to you? Did you already know the author? Regardless of your motivation, one criterion had to be met: credibility. We are inclined to trust others when the source is: Credible; Reliable; Helf in high […]

Simple Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Your Book

25 Oct, 2017 , , , ,

I’m so happy you’ve decided to write a book! Once you become an author, you’ll gain greater brand recognition, attract lucrative speaking engagements and generate new streams of income. But, most importantly you’ll change the world and leave a legacy with YOUR STORY! To make the most of your author platform, consider the following mistakes […]

Using Facebook to Promote Your Book, Part II

13 Mar, 2017 , , ,

Last week, we discussed the first 6 steps in the process. If you missed my post, check it out here! Today, let’s talk about the remOur next post will be on the remaining st 7. Create a Facebook Ad. Facebook ads are simple, cost effective and ideal for targeting a particular niche audience. Most people […]

Using Facebook to Promote Your Book

9 Mar, 2017 , , ,

Raise your hand if you have a Facebook. Now, keep your hand raised if you’ve ever considered Facebook as a tool to promote your book or business. If you haven’t already, you should! Facebook may have started as a personal networking site, but it has become so much more. As an author, you should explore […]

The Different Personalities of Writers

7 Mar, 2017 , , ,

What does a writer look like? How do they act? What are their strengths and weaknesses? HOW and WHY do they write in the first place? If you’ve been searching for definitive answers, stop now! No True Definition There is no singular definition of what a writer is. It’s one of the things I so […]

Make a Standout Impression With Your Book Cover!

27 Feb, 2017 , ,

What makes a great first impression? For me, it’s a feeling of connection. When I meet a new person and strike up a conversation, I’m always left with a greater first impression, when we instantly click. That moment of connection or “click,” is different for everyone. The same goes for your book cover. Inevitably, your […]

4 Tips for Writing a Book on a Budget

6 Feb, 2017 , , ,

So many of my authors share a mutual concern when it comes to writing their book: cost. And, unfortunately, it winds up being a big deterrent for many folks. When I see this happen, it truly makes me sad because I know everyone has a story and each story MATTERS. What a shame it would […]

A Year in Reflection…

16 Jan, 2017 , , , , ,

It’s already a few weeks into the New Year, but I still can’t get over how great 2016 was! Yes, there were challenges– when are there not? Yet, I continuously remind myself why I chase my passions every day in my business and personal life. In large part, it’s thanks to you– my reader! In celebration […]

10 Signs You’re Ready for “Book Bound By The Sea”

27 Dec, 2016 , , , ,

“Book Bound By The Sea” is just around the corner and it’s going to be a packed house! When you put dozens of like-minded authors together in the same place, it is nothing short of magic! Recently, however, I’ve received an influx of messages from those “on the fence” or not sure if “Book Bound” […]

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