Do You Know What You’ve Written?

When someone asks you about your book, do you notice the polite smiles and glazed over eyes, or do you do, as I did, keep on talking; trying to cram years of joy into what should be a one minute conversation. Since I’ve bored enough people with my story, let’s talk about writing instead. I […]

Authors Hate Marketing Books

Everyone hates marketing books. So if you hate marketing your books, you’re normal. If you have a great book, it can make you very rich. If you don’t believe it, ask any famous author and, while you’re at it, also ask him or her whether they also hate marketing. I believe you’ll find they not […]

Don’t Cry If Your Book Isn’t Selling

The lament usually goes something like this: I was published by this small publisher who did nothing to market my book and because of that it sold only a few copies. Authors reference the fact that with a small publisher there’s no book signings, no full page ads in the New York Times and no […]