Do you have a message the world needs? It’s simpler than ever to write a book and share it with the world, but the marketing part of things can be a little overwhelming. And truth be told, most books – even from the Big Five publishers – sell an average of 200 copies. None of us want that after we’ve invested so much in writing a book. And just to be clear, I’m not what I’d call a successful author. I did a lot of things wrong with my first book and there are some mistakes I won’t make again – and maybe I’ll make a whole new set of mistakes with my next book. I’m a work in progress, we all are. I do know some things NOT to do… and believe me – that’s important information!
If you’ve been looking around out there for great resources that will show you what to do and how to do it, all the while hoping that it comes with an affordable price tag… well, that might not exist – but pretty close. Educating yourself is going to cost you something, time… money… you name it. Education is costly. Good news: You’re worth the investment! I spent some time in the Stanford Creative Writing Program ($$$), I hired coaches and took classes ($$$$), I even did an internship. In short, I spent a great deal of time and money! Knowing what I now know… I would do some of that differently. I would invest my resources very differently! Experience is a great teacher!
In short, I’m no book guru. I can’t show you my sales figures with all the commas and zeros, and I won’t point out my extensive list of 6-figure successes! lol! I have learned a few things the hard way, and that’s a great place to begin. I also believe that the best way to learn something and really get it to sink in is to turn around and share what you’re learning.
I’ve created a Patreon Community where you can come behind the scenes with me and explore what it’s like to be an author and owner of a brand. I’m very transparent in this community about What, How, and most importantly… Why? I do what I do. There is a small investment – like anything worth doing – this is an investment in your own dream of becoming a published author. Learn more…
I’ve also created a Facebook group called the Tiny House Authors, and you don’t have to live in a tiny house to be involved! Join now! Let’s explore the business of books together!
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