If you're reluctant to talk about yourself and your achievements publicly, you're not alone. Most of us—especially those socialized as women—have been taught not to hog the spotlight. But here's the thing: if you want to reach more readers and sell more books, you're going to have...

No  matter what kind of book you're writing, it doesn't have to become a source of stress and anguish. You can control the kind of writing experience you want to have—at least, most of the time. In this episode, I share how I encourage my coaching clients...

If you're worried about the impact your book may or may not have on your readers, this episode will help you calm your worries. As you listen, you'll find out why your book is one of the greatest gifts you can give the world. It doesn't matter...

Competition isn't quite the right word for other book's in your category or on a similar topic. After all, readers read. Almost everyone buys multiple books on any given topic, so buying a different author's book doesn't necessarily mean they won't also buy yours. In this episode, find...

When you've talked about writing a book for months or years, not getting it done can make you feel guilty, embarrassed, or even like you've failed. Some experts will tell you that if you really wanted to write a book you would have made time to...

Whether you publish with a traditional publisher or you take the indie route, marketing your book will mostly be your responsibility. Getting other prominent authors and experts to blurb your book can be an important part of your book-marketing plan. In this episode, you'll first get clear...

In this episode, you'll find out what might be a new way to approach your life's purpose. This perspective might help you take some pressure off yourself in your pursuit of that purpose or purposes. You'll also discover 4 ways your book can help you fulfill your...

So many authors are introverts, but even the most introverted authors are best served when they stop trying to do it all by themselves. In this episode, you'll discover why community is so important to authors and the different ways you can find or create your...

You know a great book when you read it. And you recognize books that, somehow, just don’t rise to the quality of anything you want to read or recommend. Quality matters when you’re investing your money, time, and mental energy in the books you choose to read. In...

In the first of a 3-part series, What Successful Authors Know, you'll discover a foundation of good book writing that many aspiring authors resist. While many new writers try to fight against it, most bestselling authors employ frameworks to write their books. The good news: frameworks don't lock...