Learn how three principles of reciprocity will help you show kindness to your readers and sell more books.
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It is hard to read the label when you are standing inside the bottle. This is why almost all successful authors are in a writers group. Whether it was J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis sitting in an English pub talking about fantasy stories or a socially distant mastermind group meeting on Zoom, writers write better […]
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Learn how authors writing YA books can connect with teen readers.
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A couple of weeks ago, Thomas Umstattd Jr. and Steve Laube hosted a Book Launch Secrets webinar. More than 500 authors registered for the webinar from five different continents. This episode of the Christian Publishing Show is the audio of that webinar. If you prefer to watch the webinar with slides, you can watch the replay […]
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A step-by-step guide to help you publish your book independently.
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This is the 100th episode of the Christian Publishing Show. Over the last two years, we have had downloads from 92 different countries. I want to thank all of you who have shared the show with a friend or left us a review at Apple Podcasts. To celebrate 100 episodes, we have a very special […]
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Expert advice for the 10 critical decisions of indie publishing.
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Connect with three groups of people who will help you write a book that makes readers want to write raving reviews.
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Sometimes using the right tool for the job makes all the difference. If you are still using Microsoft Word to write your book, I have some good news: Much better tools exist. The challenge with writing is that each writer is different. This means different writers will do better with different tools. To help us […]
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The most important days of your book’s life are the first 30 days after release. It is during these 30 days that book stores decide whether to keep your book on the shelves or not. If you have a strong launch, book stores won’t just keep you on the shelves— they will order more copies. […]
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Learn how to create an author website your readers want to visit. Carla Hoch shares her success story.
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Children’s books are a hot genre right now. With libraries closed, more parents are purchasing children’s books; and more authors are trying their hand at writing a children’s book. These books are so short, how hard could they be to write? Actually, very hard. Or, at least, it is hard to write a book parents […]
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Facebook is about to change. Authors need to know what’s coming and how to survive the digital upheaval.
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It’s very common these days for books, especially nonfiction, to come with additional workbooks, study guides, and video courses. These extra materials are also a great way to connect with your readers on a deeper level, while at the same time creating additional income and incentives. Paper and digital don’t need to be at war; […]
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Authors with weak brands get ignored by publishers and readers alike. Learn how to avoid the 10 most common author branding mistakes.
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Tricia Goyer explains how authors can connect with an enormous market of faithful readers in the homeschool community.
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Devotionals are almost unique to Christian publishing. While some non-Christian publishers dabble with devotionals of different kinds, Christians have been writing and reading devotionals for centuries. So how do you write a devotional? Well, that is what we are going to talk about today. Our guest today is the author of 16 Ways to Create […]
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Learn how to improve your website’s SEO so readers can easily find you and buy your books.
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One of the big differences between Christian and non-Christian books is that Christian books have an absolute standard of truth they are compared to. Or, put another way, Christian books are all a derivative of the Bible in one way or another. We are a people of the Book, and so biblical accuracy is important. […]
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When I give marketing advice, I sometimes qualify it by saying, “unless you write literary fiction.” The regular rules and traditional strategies don’t always apply to literary fiction. Authors who want to write the kind of book English teachers will assign to their classes need to know what works and what doesn’t. What is literary […]
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