Writing

Self-Publishing Hall of Fame: Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott, Nobel-Prize winning poet and playwright, wrote his first poem at the age of 14. Before the age of 20, he self-published his first poetry collection and also produced his first play. Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his reimagining of The Odyssey (Omeros), his books of plays (including his most […]

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Self-Publishing Hall of Fame: Milo Yiannopoulos

On June 6, 2017, Milo Yiannopoulos’s latest title Dangerous Milo hit #1 on Amazon during its first day on sale. After his original publisher Simon & Schuster dropped the book due to controversy, Milo self-published the book under his own Dangerous Books imprint.

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10 Tips to Write and Self-Publish Your First Ebook

Do you want to write an ebook quickly and self-publish it effectively? Check out this infographic offering 10 tips to writing and self-publishing your first book.

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Book Marketing Alert: The Words You Use Determine Your Success

The words you use determine how successful you’ll be. So says Henrik Hagtvedt, who recently wrote a study on how word choice influences behavior.

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A Huffington Post Story: Relationships Matter

An old friend of mine, Willy Mathes, recently had a wonderful bit of writing success. Willy’s been a freelance book editor and writing coach for 17 years. One of his clients, Judy Warren, …

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Website Essentials for Books and Authors

About a year ago I did some work for an author (Robert Medley) to build a website and generate traffic to his site. Because I was an expensive option, he eventually decided to let me go. He has since hired someone new to revamp his website at http://www.successforyourchildren.com. It’s not a bad looking redesign, except […]

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J K Rowling on Magic and Power

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. — J.K. Rowling If you want to change the world, write a book. Write from your heart. Write from your soul. — John Kremer

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