If there is one guiding light in excellent writing, the one thing almost everyone agrees on, is “show, don’t tell.” Telling is one of the most-common mistakes new authors make and one of the biggest reasons their manuscripts get rejected. It is also one of the biggest reasons readers give up on a book. If […]
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You don’t need to hire a company to build you a website, you can do it yourself and it is easier than you think. You can learn how to build your very own professional author website.
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Some novelists see themselves as character-first writers. Others start with the plot. Which is better? Does it depend on the genre? Could you be making a mistake that is crippling your writing? Our guest today will help us answer these questions and more. She is a bestselling author who has won two Christy Awards and […]
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Grow your author email list with these 8 powerful tools.
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It is possible to make a full-time living as a writer. One way to do so is to write one book that sells like crazy. Another way is to write a bunch of books. Our guest today makes a full-time living with her writing. She has written over 70 books. Whether offering a critique of […]
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How you price your book will impact your sales. Every price-point has a profitable strategy. Find out which one is right for your book.
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Fear can be crippling. If we let it, it will become our master and sit on the throne in our hearts. And here is the crazy thing: We can’t make fear go away. And we wouldn’t want to even if we could. Sometimes fear is helpful to keep us from doing something stupid. But it […]
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Our guest today is an award-winning screenwriter; his first feature film was To End All Wars. He is also the best-selling author of the Chronicles of the Nephilim series and a new series, Chronicles of the Watchers. Links: https://godawa.com/ Sponsor: Book Launch Blueprint Learn how to launch a book in this special course only offered […]
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Not all bad reviews are bad for sales. Learn how to get fewer bad reviews and how to respond to the ones you have.
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Don’t make these four painful book launch mistakes.
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Crowdfunding is a powerful and underused tool in the author’s tool kit. Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo allow you to see if there is an audience for your book while simultaneously raising funds to help make it happen. How they work: You set a goal of how much money you need to publish your […]
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One goal of Christian books is to convey a powerful Christian message through literature. But readers won’t get that message if they are turned off by the writing. One thing that turns potential readers away is heavy-handed preachiness. So how can Christian writers convey a powerful Christian message without being preachy? Our guest to help […]
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How has COVID-19 impacted the Kindle ebook market? Alex Newton answers based on the data.
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Our guest today won the 2019 AWSA Award for Contemporary Novel of the Year; she has also won a Christy Award and a Carol Award. Beth Vogt, welcome to the Christian Publishing Show! Links: Website/blog Instagram Facebook Twitter Pinterest Goodreads Amazon Author Page Things I Never Told You (Affiliate Link) The Best We’ve Been (Affiliate […]
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Launch your book with the help of professional coaching and a customized plan.
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Book Launch Branding and How to Launch a Book With a Small Email List with Randy Ingermanson
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Joshua Tallent teaches authors how to create quality metadata to increase book sales.
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What will the future hold for authors and readers? We will discuss it in this episode of Novel Marketing
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This episode originally aired on the Novel Marketing Podcast. This is effectively a short audiobook on how to start a podcast. If you have ever thought about starting your own podcast, this is not an episode you will want to miss. You can find a blog version here. Sponsor: Christian Writers Institute The Lockdown Learn […]
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Learn to create a plan and timeline to build your platform and successfully launch your book .
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