7 Life-Changing Time Hacks for Authors

7 Life-Changing Time Hacks for Authors

If there’s one universal struggle that most of humanity shares, it’s the simple fact that we don’t have enough time in our day. Sure, some people have too much time on their hands. If you’ve ever watched a ball navigate itself through an intricate Rube Goldberg machine for several minutes, you just know that some bored but brilliant individual had to have spent days making it work.

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The Potential of Guest Posting: How, Why, and Where

The Potential of Guest Posting: How, Why, and Where

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If you’re anything like me, you probably thought that selling a book to a publisher was the hard part—after that, professionals would save you from yourself and do all the heavy lifting for you. I certainly expected that, and I was relieved, because I’ve slowly come to realize that my personal brand could be described as “amiable incompetence.” The idea that a bunch of promotion and publicity experts would take over the sordid work of promoting me and my work was comforting.

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It’s Not Me, It’s You: How and When to Change Agents

It’s Not Me, It’s You: How and When to Change Agents

As the saying goes, life is just one damn thing after another. There are plenty of moments in our personal and professional lives that we might wish we could “lock in” and prevent from changing. No one knows this better than writers—you work for years and finally achieve a certain level of professional success, you might be forgiven for wishing that you could just take a breath and coast for a while.

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A Crash Course in Book Marketing

A Crash Course in Book Marketing

We’ll bring this series on profitable authorship to a close with the most rudimentary talk on marketing that one could possibly imagine. That isn’t to say that this article will be light reading; far from it. But marketing is a vast subject, a rather nebulous and ever-changing art that you’ll be learning for the rest of your life.

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