77 Plus Best Gifts for Writers

77 Plus Best Gifts for Writers

The best gifts for writers are a little bit more than the usual book or journal that’s always at the top of everyone’s list. Even though we love reading and writing, it doesn’t mean we just want books as gifts. Think outside the box and get creative with getting the right gift for a writer. With that in mind, I’ve …

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Reading Challenge 2021

Reading Challenge 2021

My reading challenge 2021 follows the success of the 2020 reading challenge. While I didn’t achieve my target last year because lockdown fatigue, I still got through some books. You can check out last year’s books at Reading Challenge & Goals for 2020. A reading challenge helps you diversify your repertoire and improve your writing skills. Most people join group …

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Email Marketing for Book Promotion

Email marketing for book promotion

The importance of email marketing for book promotion can’t be overstated. It’s one of the most important parts of promoting your work. In my previous article, I shared the three major things that helped me succeed as a non-fiction writer. You can catch up on that article at How Much Do Self-published Authors Make on Amazon? As you’re building an …

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How Much Do Self-published Authors Make on Amazon?

How Much Do Self-published Authors Make on Amazon

Is self-publishing on Amazon worth it? I share my thoughts and experience with the self-publishing process from start to finish in this article I remember the first time I attempted to self-publish a book a long time ago, I tried to use a vanity press. In a great appreciation of my gullibility, they sent me an invoice for over $10,000 …

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#PublishingPaidMe Hashtag is Quite an Eye Opener for this Author

I was rummaging around on Twitter a few days ago when I stumbled on a hashtag that I found alarming. If you’re active on Twitter and you’re a writer, then you might have come across the same hashtag  #publishingpaidme. The hashtag was started by LL McKinney @ElleonWords to expose the inconsistencies (bias) between the advances black and white authors receive. Now, …

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