September 3, 2019

Once and a while I get requests from teachers about how they can apply for grants in order to afford an author visit. I’m not an expert on this topic, but I do know many teachers do this in order to afford the special and educational experience for students. My feeling is that the kids…

August 21, 2015

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #239 Idea Generator for Your YA Novel An Interview with Anne Collier Announcements Not sure how to get started with your marketing? Get Your First 1000 Followers is my new LIVE class coming this Fall for those who want that intro to business for writers. Learn how to use an…

April 28, 2015

I’ve been terrified. For the last six months, literally day in and day out, I’ve been working on this course to provide great value to my community. My peeps. The people on my mailing list, who listen to my podcast, the ones who ask my advice, and who trust me. While I worked on it, all I…

March 21, 2015

If you’re interested in learning how to market your books, stick around. I was lucky enough to recruit a group of very smart, enthusiastic authors who were willing to give me some critiques on my free training for writers. Here is what they thought. If you’re interested in seeing what they saw, and learning what they…

March 9, 2015

A few weeks back, maybe a month, my new friend Alexis at The Write Life asked me if I wanted to be a part of a bundle.   I asked her, “A bundle of what?” You know what she should’ve said?  “A bundle of love for writers, is what!”   Here’s what she actually said:…

December 14, 2014

Hello, Fellow Writers! Would you like my How to Market and Promote Your Book Checklist & Worksheet? and what if I threw in a guide with 21 Ways to Promote Your Book on Amazon?   Totally FREE? I’m doing some research all about writers. If you follow my blog or podcast, or have read my…

Pencils of Promise
December 2, 2014

Writers. Aren’t we the lucky ones? I think so. Here are my own Top 3 reasons I LOVE being a writer entrepreneur: 1. I am my own boss. I make the calls. I do the things I love (and some things that have to get done whether I like them or not). When something’s not working,…