Use the Muse

Use the Muse to Write Your Business Plan The first part of writing a business is often to put together a mission statement. Doesn’t that sound super, umm, boring? Yeah, I thought so too. So I transformed this dull, no fun task into something I could relate to. I understand the muse. Well, when she’ll [...]

The Thirteen Minute Business Plan

Thirteen Questions to Build Yourself a Business Plan Have you thought about putting together a business plan? But, oh, it’s such a long and complicated process. Ugh. Why bother, when you could spend your valuable time writing. But, wait, what’s this? A guide to help authors write a business plan on coffee breaks? Okay, so [...]

Take Control of Your Writing Career with a Business Plan

Take Control of Your Writing Career with a Business Plan So you’ve decided that you want to take control of your writing career. Yay! Well done. And to do it, you’re going to write a business plan. You smart cookie, you. What should you include in your business plan? A traditional formal business plan typically [...]

Five Reasons you need an author’s business plan

Five Reasons you need an author’s business plan I love talking the business of being a writer, which is, of course, why I write books about it! The second book in my series of business books for writers, Coffee Break Guides, The Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers: The Step-By-Step Guide to Taking [...]

A Whole menu of Coffee Break Guides for Self-Publishing

Hey writer friends, welcome to Self-Pubber Sunday. Today I'm talking about book trailers and how to save money. Whether you're self-publishing or tradionally, book trailers are a fun way to get some notice for your books, but man can they be expensive. If you try to do it yourself it can take almost as long [...]

5 Reasons you need an author’s business plan

I love talking the business of being a writer, which is, of course, why I write books about it! The second book in my series of business books for writers, Coffee Break Guides, just released on Christmas day. The Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers: The Step-By-Step Guide to Taking Control of Your [...]