How to be a writer

If you want a no-holds-barred look at writing, check out Scott’s post here: http://www.scottberkun.com/blog/2007/how-to-write-a-book-the-short-honest-truth/ Ouch! My view? Anyone can write. There’s never been more opportunity for people to freely express themselves. Why, even… Continue reading

Start a Book Demand Campaign

When you’re book is ready for promotion and distribution, get people to go into a bookstore and ask the store if they carry the book. Really badger the store to rack it up… Continue reading

Role of the Publicist

get profile has relationship with the media get interviews get reviews get upfront of editorial people (not sales people) in media

What Size Should The Book Be?

If you have 200 pages or 50,000 words, you might need to make it into 2 books. People want as quick read – up to 120 pages.  

Covers

Front Cover make it bright Back Cover info about the book goo bullet points on what you’ll learn review comments If someone opens up to the Table of Contents, they’re a high prospect to buy… Continue reading

Journey of a book

edit re-edit finish the manuscript typesetting and design – test, review, endorsement proofing and editing – digitally printed is almost like phtsical print print publicise distribution