It Takes a Village: Grateful for My Writing Communities

It Takes a Village: Grateful for My Writing Communities

When I began my professional writing journey about thirteen years ago, I really didn’t know any other writers or publishing industry folks. Indeed, I wrote rather in secret that first year before attending my first writing conference, the University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute. I’ve previously talked about how that conference changed my writing world—allowing me to find “my people” for the first time.

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Barbara Britton

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Barbara Britton

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Kristin Oakley

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Kristin Oakley

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Sara Dahmen

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Sara Dahmen

Pitching Your Novel? Two Simple Ways to Improve Your Virtual Experience with T.K. Sheffield

Pitching Your Novel? Two Simple Ways to Improve Your Virtual Experience with T.K. Sheffield

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Amanda Zieba

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Amanda Zieba

Speaking Engagements for Authors: Why, Where, and How

Speaking Engagements for Authors: Why, Where, and How

As we return to a normal schedule in the months to come, this is a perfect time to discuss speaking engagement planning. Even so, much of this advice works equally well for online events! You might think that the most important item to discuss is where you can book speaking engagements, but I’d like to take a step back and ask you to think through why you’re seeking to book these types of events. What’s your goal? That’s the real starting point!

Advertising Your Books Part Three: Amazon Ads

Advertising Your Books Part Three: Amazon Ads

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Greg Renz

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Greg Renz

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Liza Wiemer

Wisdom from the Publishing World with Liza Wiemer

Welcome to the May installment of the 2021 Author Series, where a published author takes the stage and tells us what they wish they had known before they published their first book along with what advice they would give their pre-published self.

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