The Haters Are Wrong About You!

How many times have you been told that you’re a failure, and you’ll never amount to anything? How many times have you been told you will never be a successful author? How many negative things have you told yourself? Well, stop believing it! Some of … Continue readingThe Haters Are Wrong About You!

P.M.A. for Authors

What is P.M.A.? P.M.A. is an acronym for Positive Mental Attitude. This concept was first introduced in 1937 by Napoleon Hill and has been adopted as the key to success by all the greatest motivational speakers from Tony Robbins to Zig Ziglar. So, how does … Continue readingP.M.A. for Authors

How to Finish Your Book Despite the Distractions

This is something I am dealing with right now, and I know all of my fellow writers can relate. Writing a book is hard enough when you don’t have any distractions. But, how are you supposed to write when you’ve got monkeys, oh, I mean … Continue readingHow to Finish Your Book Despite the Distractions

Do You Have A Market For Your Book?

So many writers I’ve met over the years struggle with one major problem. They have written their heart and soul into a book and now no one will buy it. It’s a heart-wrenching struggle that I have been through myself. Now, as an author coach, … Continue readingDo You Have A Market For Your Book?

Hooking Your Reader

“Grab them by the heart and pull them towards you” – Synova Back in the days before Amazon became a publishing house, there were these shadowy figures in our society called gatekeepers. These unnamed individuals were in charge of sorting through thousands of manuscripts submitted … Continue readingHooking Your Reader

Author Branding 101

What is an author brand and why is it important? … Continue readingAuthor Branding 101

Five essential keys to writing your book

First, you must have a story to tell, and second, you have to have an audience. Without an audience, you will end up with a book that won’t sell. Too many authors get caught in the trap of writing for the art’s sake, but they … Continue readingFive essential keys to writing your book

What’s the Point?

Why are you wanting to write a book? What’s your objective? What is your goal for this project? These are some questions you need to address before you start writing your book.  If you have a clear outcome in mind when you start, you will … Continue readingWhat’s the Point?

Writing An Award-Winning Book Title

A terrible title can destroy your book and keep you from reaching the world with your words. The title is like a reader’s first impression right behind the book cover. So, how do you come up with a title that will propel your book toward … Continue readingWriting An Award-Winning Book Title

The Six Basic Human Needs and How They Can Help Your Writing

Motivational guru, Tony Robbins, has established the six basic human needs and how they relate to our behavior. They are certainty, variety, significance, connection, growth, and contribution. So, how do these human needs relate to your writing?  Too many writers spend years creating their books … Continue readingThe Six Basic Human Needs and How They Can Help Your Writing