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 [...]

Hurray! The Coffee Break Guide to Self Publishing is finally here!

It was a long haul and even though I self-publish my own books, it took a truckload of research, but it's finally here. I'm so excited to announce the launch of the third release in my line of business books for authors - The Coffee Break Guide to Self Publishing: The Step-by-Step Guide to Successfully Writing, [...]

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 [...]

Is it lunchtime already? My social media uh-ohs

I love Some E-cards because of the true, but snarky insight into the world, especially when it comes to social media. My own biggest social media fail? The space-time vortex of Facebook, Twitter, etc known as The Timesuck. (Dun dun duhhhhhhhhhhn) Uh-oh. How many times has this happened to you? Last year I'm [...]

The Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers release day!

Hurray! It's release day for the newest book in the Coffee Break Guides series today.   Say hello to the Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers: The Step-By-Step Guide to Taking Control of Your Writing Career.       "After reading this book I was ready to start writing my author business plan. [...]

Ack! I don’t have hours to write blog posts. Ideas for short posts, anyone? #CoffeeBreakBlogs

Original image via Flickr creative commons, courtesy of Thomas Nielsen Blogging is a great primary platform for a lot of writers, but it can literally take hours to write a post, get the pictures, make sure the content is just right and then get it up and running. I certainly don't have time [...]