The Kickstarter “dead zone”

The Kickstarter “dead zone”

A successful Kickstarter is really about having a dead zone strategy that keeps people engaged and brings in more people every week of the campaign. The dead zone is the time between the first 3-5 days of your campaign and the last 3-5 days of your campaign when interest and excitement wanes.  A big launch The 3 secrets to book marketing...

How to get booked on podcasts

In the past couple of months, I’ve been on A LOT of podcasts, and most of them haven’t come out yet. I’ve been recording 3-5 a week, and sometimes up to 10 a week for the past few months. People have often asked me how I do it, so I’m just going to make this The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a haunted castle tour...

How to tell if your work is any good

The problem with being a creative human is that the act of doing a thing makes you better at that thing, so we will naturally think our work isn’t good enough forever, because we always get better in the making of it. Similarly, you will never be any good to most people, because most people The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a...

So you want to make $50,000 as a writer…

So you want to make $50,000 as a writer…

Let’s say you would like to make $50,000 as a writer in order to lead a happy life. This is after expenses, which include editorial, marketing, and everything else needed to run your business. $50,000 is what goes into your personal bank account at the end of the year. If you are lucky, you can run The 3 secrets to book marketing, and...