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5 Ways to Make a Splash and More Cash at Your Next Book Signing

  How did you do at your last book signing? If you're like many authors, you sold three or fewer books. If you expect to do better than this grim statistic, you've got to gear up before your next book signing. No one can guarantee what your results will be, but here are five ways to increase your chances of making a splash and more cash. 1. Promote your book signing with a blast, not a whisper It's great to get booked to do a book signing at a bookstore or other venue. It's likely they will promote your book signing on … [Continue reading…]

What is the Top Way to Sell More Books?

Consult any list of book marketing tips for ways to sell more books and getting book reviews will be near the top of list. Think about yourself. Do you read reviews to help you decide on buying a … [Continue reading…]

9 Tips for Choosing the Best Title for Your Book

An ad from my local hardware store featured a party cooler for sale. The cooler was pictured filled with ice and canned soda, but printed in parentheses was “Sodas and ice not included.” What does … [Continue reading…]

It’s What You Do AFTER Martin Luther King’s Birthday That Counts

We expect parades, concerts, TV specials and community events on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s National Day of Service. When I was still teaching, my students looked forward to this and any holiday … [Continue reading…]

Fun and Unique Gifts for the Writers in Your Life

Are you looking for great holiday gifts for the writers in your life? Here are some fun, functional, and unique gift ideas not only for the holidays,  but also for birthdays and other special … [Continue reading…]