Writing your book proposal

I’m frequently asked how one goes about getting their non-fiction book published. While there are pros and cons to traditional publishing, going the traditional route gives you (potential) access to a distribution network that self-publishing can’t. Simply put, this means that your book, if it’s good and it’s published by a global house, will likely appear in countless book…

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The importance of not giving up

“We are not interested in science fiction which deals with negative utopias. They do not sell.” – publisher’s rejection of Stephen King’s book, Carrie Never give up if you truly love what you’re doing. The following excerpt from a post by Michelle Kerns at Examiner.com. should provide inspiration, especially for business authors.  (And the publishers’ comments are priceless!) The…

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What Michael Lewis keeps telling us

I finally got around to reading The Big Short by one of the finest financial writers of our time, Michael Lewis. While he’s more famous for writing Moneyball and the Blind Side, both of which were made into popular movies, the Big Short is a great book in its own right. Especially if you like…

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