What every seasoned author wished someone had taught
them about selling books!
41 things I wished I had known before I was hit by the truck!
The rude fact is --- often emerging or debut authors (fiction or non-fiction) receive little or no training from their publisher, whether the publisher is a large East Coast house, a mid-sized press, or a small independent. Thus author selling skills are often learned by trial and error. And an author can easily spend more than a year to acquire and refine those skills.
Call or e-mail me now. Get help and avoid hours of wasted time, unnecessary costs and lost sales. You will thank me later for increasing your book sales and making your life less stressful.
Select one or more of the topics below, then move rapidly into the success arena by receiving practical training over the phone or internet. We'll discuss the topics that interest you. If you prefer, we'll volley questions and answers by e-mail. After each session I'll augment the material we discussed by e-mailing or faxing you pages of notes or URL addresses, etc.
How do I avoid rejection? (Craft your book to sell.)
2 Write an effective query letter -- Specify why the agent or publisher will make money with you.
3 Select a title with broad appeal -- Yes, you love it but will the reading public love it?
4 Team with a helpful publisher -- Sure they will publish your book, but what about distribution?
5 Covers that sell -- Understand & help your publisher.
How do I gain recognition & praise for my book?
What critical skills do I need to sell my book?
Where will I sell my book?
How do I prepare for a book event?
How do I successfully conduct an event?
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