How to set up a Barnes & Noble book signing (15 steps used to schedule 32 successful events)

How to set up a Barnes & Noble book signing (15 steps used to schedule 32 successful events)

Hey this is Derek – one of the clients I work with has been having a great release – #1 in 7 categories, dozens of books sold a day, and over 12 physical book signings in Barnes & Noble. Generally, I dissuaded authors from focusing on Brick&Mortar sales because it can be a lot of The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a...

How to promote your book for free (without annoying your friends)

Today in my free book marketing group someone asked: I was wondering if there was any easy ways to somewhat promote a book for free other than trying to convince your friends on Facebook to tell their friends and anyone they know about your book. Since in my case that’s never seemed to work for me The 3 secrets to book marketing...

How to publish a book in 2020 (what do to after you finish writing the rough draft)

Recently in my Guerrilla Publishing Facebook group a new member posted this: I have just finished the rough draft of my first book. Now what? I’m in the process of putting it in the computer and fixing spelling and sentence structure. I’ve been thinking about cover design but don’t know where to go or how The 3 secrets to book marketing, and...

How to edit a book: the five stages of editing your novel needs

I made a short video series about my editing and revision process but never added it to my blog, so here it is: The 5 stages of self editing   Once I’m done with a first rough draft, I go through a 5-step editing process to make sure my book is as good as it The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a haunted castle tour. Totally free. Get...

Best editing software to proofread your book (ProWritingAid vs Grammarly for authors)

Best editing software to proofread your book (ProWritingAid vs Grammarly for authors)

The short version: Grammarly finds more typos and actual mistakes. In a full manuscript, it found 7 while ProWritingAid only caught 1. However, ProWritingAid sometimes catches things that Grammarly misses, and has very useful more advanced features that can help improve your writing by flagging slow passages, complex paragraphs, or repetition...