How To Get A Book Agent or How Does the Book Industry Work?

Whether you are a published author or simply thinking about writing a book, the question on whether to have an agent secure a publishing deal for you, or if you should self publish always comes up. Before making an informed decision, it’s helpful to have more information about it.   To that end, I conducted…

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Set Directions, Not Goals for Your Book Publicity & Marketing

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece on why I hate goals. You can read it here. Then, I wrote a piece in response to all the feedback I was getting, and that one is here. It got me to thinking about the whole process of setting goals. Some of the more negative…

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How to React to Bad Feedback on Your Book or Social Media Posts

I’m really happy to say that my recent piece on Ungoals, which I titled, “Why I Hate Goals,” got some widespread engagement, both positive and negative. The good responses were very nice to read, but the bad ones got everyone fired up (including me) and that fueled things along quite nicely, thank you very much!…

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