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How to write and use a press release to promote your book and your business

Tweet Almost every one of the clients who goes through our Best-Seller Program asks for assistance with writing and using press releases to promote their book and their business. So, I’ve written this post not only for them but also for anyone who is seeking assistance with this most important topic. Sending press releases to alert …

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What is an EPK (Electronic Press Kit) and how do I create one?

Tweet Essentially an EPK (Electronic Press Kit) contains all the information someone would want if they were considering booking you to speak or writing an article about you. While mostly used by performance artists (bands, dancers etc) it is becoming more and more common to see speakers and authors creating and using EPKs to great …

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Writing Competitions & Book Fairs – April 2016 Deadlines

Tweet Time to start writing and/or submitting your work for these April 2016 Deadlines! Remember, continually promoting your book leads to greater awareness, increased sales and sometimes to opportunities you could never have imagined… Here are the latest writing competitions and book fairs for you to consider – they each have deadlines of April 2016 for …

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Book & Writing Competitions – March 2016 Deadlines

Tweet Writing Competitions with deadlines in March 2016 You’ve written your book – you may have even worked with us to turn your book into an Amazon best-seller – but either way, it’s still important to continue to promote your book and to get it in front of people… An excellent way to do that …

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Writing Competitions – Deadline December 2015

Tweet The weather is getting chillier and it’s the perfect time to curl up in front of the fire and submit your writing to one or more of the following competitions that have deadlines in December… …and remember to let me know how it goes! The Restless Books http://www.restlessbooks.com/prize-for-new-immigrant-writing December 31, 2015 Fiction submissions accepted September …

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Guy Kawasaki on the Top Ten Reasons to Self-Publish

Tweet If you’ve been following my work, you will know that I’m a fan of Guy Kawasaki – his achievements, his thoughts, his quirky sense of humor! …and when I came across this, I just had to share it with you… “Here are the top ten reasons why authors should self-publish their books. Content and design …

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Writing Contests with Deadlines in March 2015

Tweet The Rialto Nature of Poetry Competition 2014 http://www.therialto.co.uk/pages/nature-poetry-competition-2014/ 3/1/2015 As well as offering poets the chance to win considerable cash prizes and publication of their poems, the competition will raise money for conservation and poetry. RSPB is working in partnership with leading independent UK poetry magazine, The Rialto, as they feel the magazine will …

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Write something worth reading

Tweet This is an interesting quote by Benjamin Franklin… and it’s an interesting way to live and to write. Whatever you do, and whatever you write, make sure it is something that moves you!  Make sure that your writing inspires people…  Make sure that it makes them think…  Don’t settle for living a life that …

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