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Young Adult Sales and Your Book

Harry Potter is available now for digital download (for purchase and at libraries), which means that we can expect further increase in digital-book sales. And young adult titles make up the strongest-selling category in books. So what kind of book are you writing? If you’re an entrepreneur or a thought leader who’s creating a platform […]

Surprise Your Reader: Tell Stories

If you’re writing a book, and especially if you’re building a platform for reaching an audience who will respond to your message and, later, your book, you should also consider yourself a storyteller. Even if you’re not writing fiction. We live for stories and, according to the latest neuroscience research, it’s stories that affect Broca’s […]

Keep Readers Reading

We live in an age of distractions. Pay attention. That’s better. I’ve got you for maybe a minute. A minute before you click on a link that takes you somewhere more interesting for another 30 seconds or so. If you read books on a tablet, or on an Internet-enabled e-reader, you’re probably finding that your […]

Stay Stupid in Your Head. Really.

You have the curse of knowledge. Bet you didn’t know that. But it’s true: You know your talents and gifts. They come easily to you. Almost as easily as breathing. So you probably take for granted something you’re good at. Which means that sometimes you assume that everyone knows what you know because you happen […]