Meet the Author! A Conversation with Nancy Stohlman, Author of “Going Short”

Nancy Stohlman’s book Going Short: An Invitation to Flash Fiction, won a 2021 Reader Views Gold Award and was re-released as an audiobook in 2022. Her other books include After the Rapture, (forthcoming 2023), Madam Velvet’s Cabaret of Oddities, and The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories, among others. Her work has appeared in the Norton anthology New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction and The Best Small Fictions 2019, as well as adapted for both the stage and screen. She teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder and around the world. … More Meet the Author! A Conversation with Nancy Stohlman, Author of “Going Short”

Meet the Author – An Interview with Julie Broad, author of “Self-Publish & Succeed: The No Boring Books Way to Writing a Non-Fiction Book that Sells”

Meet the Author – Today Reader Views talks with Julie Broad, author of “Self Publish and Succeed” and founder of Book Launchers, a company that helps authors in the United States and Canada write, self-publish, and sell their books. … More Meet the Author – An Interview with Julie Broad, author of “Self-Publish & Succeed: The No Boring Books Way to Writing a Non-Fiction Book that Sells”

“Marketing Fastrack: The Little Book That Launched A New Business” by Aurora Winter

The basic core of this book is that when something is not working, YOU are the one who needs to do a three-sixty turn and look at things from a completely new point of view. Which, by the way, is the trickiest thing to do for most people who believe in their gut that there is NO other way better than their way. … More “Marketing Fastrack: The Little Book That Launched A New Business” by Aurora Winter

“Your Writing Matters: How to Banish Self-Doubt, Trust Yourself, and Go the Distance” by Colleen M. Story

Instructions, presentations, and emotions—both professional and personal—that will no doubt help all writers out there continue on their quest, and not give up just because they’re having a bad day. … More “Your Writing Matters: How to Banish Self-Doubt, Trust Yourself, and Go the Distance” by Colleen M. Story

“Irresistible Blurbs” by Siri Caldwell

“Irresistible Blurbs,” is a concisely written book that is geared towards helping independent authors get readers to take notice and buy their books. It is specifically directed towards independent writers because they need to take the blurb writing task on for themselves; a service normally provided by a traditional publisher. … More “Irresistible Blurbs” by Siri Caldwell

“Screenwriting for Storytellers” by Sherlann D. Moore

As a writer myself who, like the rest out there (even the ones with the really big names), stumble upon writer’s block more than once during their lifetime—I was highly interested in reading this book. Although I stick to writing books, after reading this I can now say it’s not out of the realm that I will one day take a shot at writing a screenplay. Because as long as Moore’s guide, with that incredible screenplay she wrote inside of it, is by my computer, she has made me believe I might just be able to do it successfully. … More “Screenwriting for Storytellers” by Sherlann D. Moore

“How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon” by Penny Sansevieri

This book holds great, and practical strategies for making Amazon work for you. The background of the author and the groundwork the author laid of her credibility made me pay attention. The author acknowledged the incredible labyrinth that is Amazon, the dragon that many before her attempted to slay (sorry for the mixed metaphors), that is Amazon. Amazon continues to grow and as it grows, the intricacies of the business become harder and harder to negotiate. Imagine if you were trying to sell something on Amazon when it began and the relative ease of the process compared to now. … More “How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon” by Penny Sansevieri

“Passing it Forward” by Lucie Ataya

“Passing It Forward” is a guide on self-publishing and book promotion written specifically for indie authors. Author Lucie Ataya developed this resource as she prepared to release her second novel, with the original intention of it being a one-page checklist. In its final format however, “Passing it Forward” evolved into an indispensable guide full of indie-tested practices and is a compilation of feedback from multiple self-published authors that will benefit authors of all experience levels, at every stage of the publishing journey. … More “Passing it Forward” by Lucie Ataya

“The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Carolyn Howard-Johnson helps writers tackle the most challenging step to becoming a published author: the book proposal. “The Great First Impressions Book Proposal” is a brief and to-the-point guide that teaches writers how to successfully market books, gain attention from literary agents, and kickstart their career into a lasting partnership with the publisher. … More “The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson