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Creating a Long-Term Marketing Plan For Your Book: An Interview with Michael Bungay Stanier

Creating a Long-Term Marketing Plan For Your Book: An Interview with Michael Bungay Stanier

Today’s guest has sold over 200,000 copies of his latest book in the past two years — all without a traditional book contract or a big marketing budget! In this episode, he shares how a long-term plan beats just about anything you could do short-term.

Last Day to Join Tribe Writers + Answers to Your Biggest Questions

Last Day of Tribe Writers

Tomorrow is the final day. Your last chance to join Tribe Writers. After that, registration closes and we won’t let anyone else in until mid 2017. If you’re still trying to figure out if this is for you, I want to share with you a few questions I hear every time we launch this course.

But instead of hearing me talk, I thought it’d be better for you to hear from some of my students.

How to Sell 25,000 Self-Published Books: Interview with Frank McKinley

How to Sell 25,000 Self-Published Books: Interview with Frank McKinley

Frank McKinley is a Tribe Writer and he recently let slip that he has sold 25,000 of his self-published books. He’s here today to talk about how this incredible feat, including valuable lessons on writing, publishing and failure. Frank’s journey as a writer began when he was very young, in fact he says he has been writing for as long as he can remember! Writing helped him deal with the world when he was a teenager, it was therapeutic for him. His first writing assignment came from a job interview. It was for a sales position; they didn’t hire him for […]

How a Fiction Writer Made $100,000 by Building a Career Around Her Craft

How a Fiction Writer Made $100,000 by Building a Career Around Her Craft

In late 2011, Shaunta Grimes did something that she’d dreamed of all her life. Something that every fiction writer dreams of (even if they want to be self-published, I promise every fiction writer has dreamed about this at one time or the other.)

She signed with a literary agent. What she believed and what actually happened next, are two very different stories.