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 [...]

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 your [...]

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 [...]