Painting yourself as a perfect person in your book is never the way to go. (Unless you actually are perfect, so you know . . . ) No one wants to read about the expert who never faced an obstacle. You don't have to tell all your...

Have you ever wished you had someone to call when you get stuck writing your book? What about someone who can help you figure out how to finally get started writing? A great author coach can provide that essential help, and so much more, so you can...

Just writing enough pages for a book is a huge accomplishment. But when you type those last words, you're not done yet. You can stand out from the amateur authors by revising your way to a great book. In this episode, I tell you how to lower...

Whatever story you have to tell or knowledge you want to share in a book, there's someone waiting for it. But who? Who is that person scrolling through Amazon and searching for what your book has to offer? In this episode, I discuss how you can make...

If you’re publishing with a traditional publisher, you’re going to get feedback from your editor, believe me. But if you’re self-publishing, how do you get feedback on your work? What should you do with the feedback you get? And how do you know what feedback to take seriously...

Every author has been there--right where you are. Sitting at your keyboard, or with a pen in your hand, and wondering when the magic will kick in. Right now, with political instability, conversations on race and social justice (some productive and some not) and the ever-changing COVID-19...

All publishing services are absolutely not created equal. As an author, you need to do your due diligence when you choose the publishing services company that will help you self-publish your book. Make sure you know and understand the difference between traditional publishing and self-publishing services. Make sure...

Writing a book is a big goal. Lots of people take it on, but only a small percentage of them actually achieve it. So what do published authors know that wanna-be authors haven't learned? How do they manage to hit their big writing goal? Breaking that big...

You're reading along, and the book is great. But you turn the page, and it's over. That's all there is. No warning. The book is just done, and you feel a bit cheated. Readers can feel the end of your book coming, but they don't want to...

Imagine opening someone else's book and reading your own words, seeing a framework you created from scratch, or reading your ideas. You'd probably react with shock and anger.  You might even believe the author intentionally stole your work. And maybe they did plagiarize on purpose. But in...