What’s in Your Tagline?

What’s in Your Tagline?

By Judith Briles It’s a good question … for most, the answer is zilch. Or, the response is: what’s a tagline? Okay … what is a tagline and why should an author care? Ahh … now we are into the meat of it. Start with separating a tagline from a slogan. Where a slogan is...
It Takes a Village to Launch a Book

It Takes a Village to Launch a Book

by Joel Pitney Some of us are natural born networkers. You know the type . . . they never lunch alone, they seem to specialize in connecting people in ways that benefit both parties, they have no problem promoting themselves or their projects or ideas in ways that...
This Week in the Blogs, June 3 – 9, 2017

This Week in the Blogs, June 3 – 9, 2017

By Shelley Sturgeon A lot of information here today for your reading pleasure! So, I’ll make this short and sweet. Pull up a chair (maybe one on a beach like in the picture?) and dive in! Jay Artale on Self Publishing Advice Center Beginners guide to Indie Author...
5 Skills Every Writer Should Develop

5 Skills Every Writer Should Develop

By Frances Caballo Writers have to juggle a lot. Craft. Marketing. Blogging. Email list building. I know that I tend to think that I’m not doing enough. I could be on social media more. I don’t write enough books. (My last one was published in December and I haven’t...
Author Series Book Templates: Relive The Glory

Author Series Book Templates: Relive The Glory

Do you have literary heroes? Most writers do. I was thinking about some of my own literary heroes recently, and the books that had made such a big impresssion on me—and millions of other readers. That’s when I realized that I had a unique way to pay these authors and...
This Week in the Blogs , May 27 – June 2, 2017

This Week in the Blogs , May 27 – June 2, 2017

By Shelley Sturgeon We’re nearly halfway through the year. Have you met the writing and self-publishing goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year? If so, well done! If not, maybe it’s time to review your goals and figure out why you’re behind schedule?...