Winner Business: Writing/Publishing The 2020 Best Book Awards
One of the most common questions new writers ask professionals is how they wrote their book—what was their process for storytelling? Did they use an outline to plan the book, or write it from the seat of their pants? But really the question should be about the general principles and nature of storycraft—does every part of a story have what it needs to keep readers turning the pages?
Bestselling author and creator of StoryFix.com Larry Brooks changes the sound of the writing conversation by introducing a series of detailed criteria for novelists of every level and genre to refer to while writing, regardless of their preferred writing method. Beginning with the broadest part of the story, the early checklists help writers to ensure that their novel is based on a premise rather than an idea, and gradually hones in on other elements to keep the story moving forward including:
Readers won't know or care about the process. But what Brooks offers here is a chance for readers to make the most of whichever process they choose, and in doing so cut years off their learning curve.
The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Christian Children’s Author
So you want to write a children’s book? Not just any children’s book. You want it to be tailored to the Christian market so it has kingdom significance. Or maybe you have already authored and published a children’s book in the Christian market, but you aren’t seeing the sales you had hoped. If either of these describes you, then dive into the pages of this book. Absorb the shared insights of two industry insiders as well as some of their well-published and talented colleagues. Apply their insights to your writing. Experience the satisfaction that comes from effective selling strategies.
In Writing and Selling Children’s Books in the Christian Market—from Board Books to YA, learn industry insights from best-selling author Michelle Medlock Adams, whose books have sold more than four million copies, and agent and award-winning author Cyle Young. Together this dynamic duo—along with some of their well-published colleagues—share everything you need to know to write, illustrate, pitch, publish, and market your children’s or young adult book. If you’ve ever wanted to write and sell well, this book will show you how.
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The Proven System For Finding a Title That Sells Your Book
Nobody buys a book unless they’re first attracted by the title and cover. If the title doesn’t grab them it’s game over.
That’s why Book Publicist Scott Lorenz of Westwind Book Marketing created a strategy for naming your book that’ll get attention of potential buyers. Don’t name your book until you’ve read Book Title Generator.
Using the latest methods of getting a book ranked on search engines and in Amazon, Lorenz lays out a plan to help you get the right title for your book. Lorenz asks authors to consider all options in the quest for the perfect book title. From using numbers, alliteration, idioms, and keyword research, Book Title Generator covers them all.
Many famous books we all know today started out with dreadful titles. Learn why when a title was changed their book sales took off! As a Book Publicist Scott Lorenz has helped title hundreds of books and promoted hundreds more. He’s a student of book titles and shares his nearly three decades of book marketing experience with authors in this book.
Book Title Generator is designed to help authors and publishers spark the idea to lead them to the perfect book title. It’s the surefire way to find your winning title.