Month: January 2021

How to Start Writing a Book

by Ashley Shannon Each person reacts differently when they realize they want to write a book. It’s the easiest part of the process for some, whereas it may be the hardest for others. It could be as simple as “I have this idea, I’m going to write about it!” or it could feel like a…

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How to Build an Author’s Platform

What is an “author platform?” by Ashley Shannon Much like moving to a stage and standing behind a podium to deliver a message, your author platform is where you share your thoughts and ideas. Loosely defined, it comprises all the places where you communicate, such as your social media posts, podcasts, author website, YouTube videos,…

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Why Do You Write? Here’s Why I Do.

by Kerry Kerr McAvoy Why do you write? Do you dream of seeing your name on a book’s spine? Maybe you’d love to see yourself at a podium reading a passage that you wrote? Or receiving a big royalty check?  The Role of Books in My Life Stories, as books, novellas, and essays, have played…

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