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About John Kremer

Book marketing expert John Kremer is the author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, mentor to authors who have sold over a billion books, and founder of the Billion Book Initiative to help the next …

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Good Book Authors Steal Content

Stare. It is the way to educate your eye, and more. Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long. — Walker Evans, photographer John Kremer on Good Book Authors

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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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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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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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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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Book Writing and Book Marketing Articles

Fritz Foy, Macmillan’s executive vice president for digital publishing and strategic technology, said that in limited testing the Next Big Book tool had already provided insights. “The one I couldn’t believe was the absolute overlapping correlation between traffic to an author’s Wikipedia site to book sales,” Mr. Foy said. “It is such a tight correlation […]

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Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted. 2. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for. 3. Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water. 4. Every sentence […]

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