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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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Jeff Davidson: Tools in Your Book Author Arsenal

The average person simply does not realize that the media needs them. Newspapers, magazines, and other media are constantly looking for stories and press releases that they can run to fill their pages. Looking in the papers and seeing what others had sent in made me realize that every other thing that I was doing […]

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Book Authors Among the Time 100 Most Influential People

In this year’s list of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, there are good number of them that have written a book. Here’s a partial list of book authors on the Time 100 list.

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Join Me at Author U Extravaganza on May 7th to 9th

Hey book authors and those who want to write a book! Join me in Denver for Author U Extravaganza at the Renaissance Denver Hotel. It takes place May 7 to 9th. Note: I will be speaking on May 9th.

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37 Reasons Why You Should Write a Book

The sooner your write a book, the better (for you and your business). You can certainly write a book within the next 60 days! Here are 37 reasons why you should write a book.

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Fall in Love with the Reader

Someone should write a book where the main character slowly falls in love with the reader. And writers, if you don’t fall in love with your readers, your book will fail. Fall in love. Every day.

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Book Writing GIFs: How to Write a Novel

This is the first section of a multi-part blog post on the book publishing process as seen through a series of seven GIFs. At first you think of writing a novel and you’re all, oh well…

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How to Cultivate a Celebrity Author Image

Would you like to create a celebrity author image? Here are 7 ways you can cultivate your celebrity image as a book author: Get a Photo — Whenever you’re speaking on the same bill with a well-known politician, media personality, or other household name, hail any photographer in sight and ask if he/she would mind […]

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