Coffee Break Tips for Writers

5 Writing Podcasts Totally Worth Listening to on Your Coffee Break

Are you trying to keep up with all the publishing news, tips, tricks, updates, and ideas so you can keep up with the landscape and business of writing, publishing, and selling books?
Yeah, me too. But there’s too much. I’m on information overload. I can so easily get lost in hours clicking from one article […]

7 ways to make Facebook chats painless

 
Have you been thinking about doing some author brand building or book promotion

Create a Word doc/OneNote/Evernote page with everything you’ll need for the chat like pre-drafted posts, images, links to your books, your other social media, sign up for your newsletters etc. Have it open and ready for your chat so you can just […]

How creating a Press Kit for your book will make your life easier (and what to include)

 
Are you scrambling to put together some efforts to launch your new book? Or maybe your sales have dropped and you need a push. Wait, I know, a fabulous and easy promo opp has dropped into your lap. Any which way you need to do some marketing. Maybe a blog tour can help or […]

5 Ideas for Book Promo – Quick & Easy Contests

Contests are a great way to generate buzz for your books. I’m a fan of giving away books as prizes. Why? Because your target audience are readers! If you’ve got some sway (like bookmarks, cover flats, etc) that you want to include too, those are great rewards for fans. But giving away some of […]

Coffee Break Tips for Busting Writer’s Block

Whether it’s the internal editor squashing your creativity or major life traumas (like having teenagers) crowding your brain, every once in a while the words just won’t come.
Wouldn’t we all like to go on a vacation or writer’s retreat to refill that creativity well? But, that’s not realistic most of the time (although, if […]