The Author's Corner Season 4 Recap

If you missed some of The Author’s Corner Season 4 – have no fear! Here’s a quick description of each episode so …

To figure out if your book idea is original is quite simple: look at what’s already out there. See what has already been written. The step is called a “Comparable Book Analysis,” or "Book Comps," which means you will compare and contrast books similar to the one you have in mind to see what they’ve got, and what they lack. This is all part of making the case for why your book needs to be published.

People come to us all the time with the same excuse:” I’m not a writer, I can’t write a book!”,  so, we’ve …

Paper Supply Shortages affect publishing too

The COVID-19 pandemic has finally caught up with the publishing industry. But if your heart is set on a traditional publishing deal, go for it. Don’t wait for it all to get better. Adjust your expectations, and get strategic about how you can leverage your book to help you achieve your bigger goals.

A real-deal, ethical literary agent doesn't 'cost' you anything. Literary agents should never charge you  upfront. That’s right – not a single penny. They only make money as a percentage of your royalties on book sales, and that check comes directly from the publisher. 

how to write when you don't want to

I told my team I’d have a blogpost ready to go in the morning. And I can’t really see myself showing up to the morning meeting as the CEO and telling my team, “Yeah, I finished my calls at 4:30, but I did other stuff for 6-hours and then I was just too tired.” That’s a kind of leadership, I guess, but not the kind I want to promote in my business.

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