October 25, 2019
Self-Help Readers Want Solutions, not Problems

I work on a lot of self-help and personal and professional development books. One problem I see often is too much focus on the problem, forcing the reader to push through 1/4, 1/3, or more of a book before they get to what they came for. What if you went to the doctor for a broken […]

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August 15, 2019
5 Tips an Aspiring Author Can Use to Move Up and Get Noticed

Literary agents and publishers regularly receive hundreds to thousands of unsolicited queries and book proposals per year. That can mean 10 or more each week. They often rely on manuscript readers to skim requests and to vet authors. They also turn to professionals with a track record of recognizing talent to find the types of […]

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