Tag Archives: Writers

How to promote your books with a great author landing page

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Most authors dread the words “author platform.” TikTok! Instagram! Websites! Email! Events! Podcast interviews! There’s so much to figure out when it comes to promoting your work that it can feel very far away from the creativity and fun (okay, Type 2 fun) that created your book in the first place. But when it comes to building an author platform, you only need one thing…

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10 ten-minute writing exercises to sharpen your skills (even as a non-writer)

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Does the fear of writing hold you back from publishing blog posts or sending out newsletters? Maybe you’ve caught yourself saying things like, “I’m not a writer.” I’ll let you in on a secret: You don’t need to be a professional writer to create content your audience loves reading. You also don’t need to dedicate hours of your day improving your writing. With a few…

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The hardest part of launching a book isn’t the writing—it’s the marketing

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You’ve done the hard part: Writing a book. But the work isn’t over yet. Whether you’re self-publishing, working with an indie publisher, or have a major house behind you, traditional book launches involve lots of in-person events, like bookstore tours, conferences, and throwing a big party (or two or three). Yes, even after all of those rounds of editing, agonizing over beta reader feedback, worrying…

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5 ways authors can make money outside selling books

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“Oh, I’ll never make any money as a writer.” It’s a prevailing myth throughout the writing community that if you want to be a published author, you’ll still never be able to quit your full-time job or gig waiting tables. Or that it can happen, but only for Great Authors. It’s time to bust that myth. You can be a full-time writer—and while it may…

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How to start a daily writing habit (even if you’re already too busy)

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Writing is an important cornerstone of building an audience as a digital creator. Your words are how you get found by your people—the people who will become fans of your ideas and work. But to reap the audience-building benefits of writing, you have to write consistently…ideally every single day. Writing every day has benefits that extend beyond the professional and into your personal well-being. It…

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