Self-Publishing: Here Comes Christmas, Get Ready To Sell Now

Are you a self-publishing author? Here’s a big tip: start preparing for Christmas holiday sales NOW. It’s July; we’re in the second half of the year. Christmas goodies appear in stores early: consider having your fiction and nonfiction selling by October, at the latest. Speaking of October, if you write fiction, consider writing a few horror stories for Halloween. I … Read more

Self-Publishing: 5 Quick Tips To Help You To Avoid Procrastination

Have you been procrastinating on your self-publishing ambitions? Procrastination is a challenge for both nonfiction and fiction authors. Nonfiction authors distrust their inspiration. One author told me: “I’ve already started three books—but there’s dozens of nonfiction books on those topics already.” Have you nixed an idea because “it’s already been done?” When you’re looking for nonfiction ideas, competition should encourage … Read more