There are so many analogies thrown around for writing a book. It is often a marathon or a mountain climb—tasks that the average person sees as a significant undertaking (and for good reason). Accomplishing something as remarkable as writing a book is also an emotional journey.Read More
How great would it feel to know exactly what to do to promote your book?
If you want to make that happen, the single most important step you can take right now is to map out a simple, realistic marketing plan you can actually do.Read More
You’re working hard to write and develop your book. You dream of getting it published and feel called to share it with as many people as possible. Yet, publishing feels so difficult to understand. It’s confusing and overwhelming and hard to even know where to start.Read More
Writing a book is a labor of love. You wrote your manuscript because you want to help change lives and share the message that God has written on your heart.
However, the reality is that very few Christian books hit the bestseller lists.
God doesn’t magically make a book sell thousands of copies. Instead, He honors hard work and a desire to learn the craft of marketing as much as the craft of writing.Read More
Interested in a Traditional Book Deal?
Literary agents are the primary gatekeepers to traditional publishing, and agents, like publishers, receive thousands of proposals every year. But while publishers tend to throw away the unsolicited proposals they receive, agents who want new clients sift through those proposals in search of the best prospects.
What is the most important tool to become a successful author? Some might argue that it’s a pen or even your computer, but I’d have to disagree. The most important tool for any author is actually a book proposal. That’s because it captures an idea in a way that’s critical to your book’s success. When professionally prepared, a good book proposal communicates to the industry that you know what it takes to write, publish, market and sell your book.