Author Archives: Anna Weber

Top Five Benefits of Book Reviews

Finding the GOLD in Book Reviews Many writers have heard the buzz about getting book reviews, but they don’t understand the full value those reviews bring to the potential success of a book, nor are they aware of how to … Continue reading

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Industry Insights: Debunking Publishing Myths

One of my self ordained tasks is keeping apprised of industry industry insights which need `1`I got very distressed this morning, reading a post in the Forbes Magazine about the future of publishing! Although the contributing author, Nick Morgan, was … Continue reading

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Industry Insights: Publishing Changes in 2013

It is that time of the year when you sit back to enjoy the holidays, reflect on the past year and ponder what changes may be best for the coming year.  With that in mind, I am reminded that owe … Continue reading

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Industry Insights: The Unplanned Digital Transformation

There is little doubt that the brick-and-mortar stars have taken a hefty hit – standing quietly by as the publishing industry wades through an unplanned digital transformation. What the owners of these stores might not know, however, is that the … Continue reading

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Featured Author: Carl Sandburg

Life is interesting!  I know – that really didn’t need to be said, but it was part of why I wanted to write this post today…. Many years ago I was blessed with a very bright child, who just happened … Continue reading

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What Do You Think of Christian Fiction?

Someone asked me recently what I thought of the concept of Christian Fiction. This question caught me off guard to a certain degree, because the purpose for the question appeared unfounded. Let me say it this way: To ask for … Continue reading

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Writing a Book – On Purpose!

Many of my articles are written for “the motivated author,” but sometimes, motivation is not so much the key as identifying that life does indeed have a way of showing you what you are to do – with clearly defined … Continue reading

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Industry News: Penguin Makes Expensive Purchase

Wanted to intersperse knowledge and wisdom with publishing industry news… this is such a fascinating industry! Today’s post is a “share” of news post I read recently about a buyout that will certainly impact debut authors! Reading through this article, … Continue reading

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Book Marketing Strategies: When Social Media Comes Calling – Do You Respond?

I have had feedback this week that putting the pressure on to have Authors add more to their plate to spend valuable writing time posting on social media is akin to some sort of cruelty!  One person even suggested that … Continue reading

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Authors: What is Holding You Back on Using Social Media?

My question to you today, in continuing with Social Media considerations for authors seeking to promote their book is, “Are you still holding back on using Social Media?” Are you among the authors reluctant to use Social Media to promote … Continue reading

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