I’ve been working with and hearing from a lot of food bloggers lately, food bloggers who are interested in publish a cookbook. But, they’re often unsure about whether they actually want to go through with it. I totally get it—producing a cookbook can take a… Read More »Should You Self-Publish Your Cookbook?
Blogger to Author Blog: Nonfiction Writing & Self-Publishing Tips
If you’re like me, you’ve started a big project only to get busy or distracted and the project sits and sits until you’ve totally forgotten about it. But, if that project is important enough, you’ll eventually come back to it and finish what you’ve started.… Read More »When to Walk Away from the Nonfiction Book You’re Writing
In some ways, mindset is everything. Having the wrong mindset and looking at your work and career the wrong way can really hold you back. If you keep looping back to the same negative thoughts or limiting beliefs, you can limit your success. Conversely, if… Read More »Mindset Shifts Authors Need to Make
When you’re writing a nonfiction book, it’s very common to get started…and then get stuck. And, let’s be honest: if it were easy to write a book, everyone who’s ever said, “I want to write a book someday” would already be an author. With that… Read More »What Helps Authors Finish Books?
Deciding to self-publish your book and get it into print is just the first step in a long journey. You’ll spend time writing and editing your manuscript, and when you’re done, you’ll get it typeset or designed so it looks great for your readers. Then… Read More »The Best Printing Options for Self-Publishers
As a business owner, you’re incredibly busy. You’re working to keep up with clients, create new content to attract new followers, stay engaged on social media, and more. It’s no wonder that so many of my audience members struggle to get their books written because… Read More »Use Your Content Calendar to Write a Book
Is writing and self-publishing a nonfiction book on your list of goals for 2019? If you really want to make sure you follow through and achieve that goal, it’s time to start planning NOW. There are three big things you should be doing now to… Read More »3 Things You Should Do Now to Self-Publish Your Nonfiction Book in 2019
In this episode, I’m talking about where current and future self-published authors should be spending their money on services like hiring a designer or an editor. I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about what tasks authors should hire out and what they should… Read More »Where Should Self-Publishers Spend Money on Services?
Black Friday is coming up quickly, which means that if you want to offer a deal and sell more books, you need to have a marketing plan in place. But, with so many deals popping up in social media feeds and email inboxes, it can… Read More »How to Promote Your Black Friday Book Sale
What does it take to make a self-published nonfiction book a success? Writing and producing a book takes a lot of time. And, if you’re going to hire someone to help you with your book, you need to know whether it’s worth investing the money,… Read More »What Makes a Nonfiction Book Successful?