Writing and blogging can be lonely endeavors. And sometimes book promotion proves a solitary activity as well. But these activities don’t have to be done alone. Today, professional writer Jodi Webb (@wordsbywebb) explains how gathering a posse—a group of writers—around you can help you avoid going it alone, especially when promoting your newly published blogged […]
Is Blogging a Book Still a Good Publishing Strategy in 2017?
I’ve been talking about blogging books for almost seven years. That fact begs the question: Is blogging a book still as effective a publishing strategy in 2017 as it was in 2010? Unequivocally, my answer is, “Yes.” Why Bloggers Still Land Book Deals I began blogging about writing a book post by post on a […]
Pressbooks: An Option for Blogging Books and Booking Blogs from Start to Finish
I’m always on the look out for ways writers and bloggers can easily blog their books or book their blogs. For some time now I have been aware of Pressbooks.com, but I haven’t had the time to try producing a book using their technology. Thus, I was hesitant to recommend the service. I’ll be trying […]
The Heat is On! Write a Book Fast!
It’s summer, and that means just one thing… (No, its not time for a vacation.) It’s time to use the next few weeks or months to get busy and start and finish a writing project—fast—before things gear up again in the fall. Here’s how… Those of you in the Northern California area can register for […]
Turning Your Blogged Book Into a POD book
If you want to self-publish your blogged book, you can choose several methods for turning the blog into an actual book. First, however, you must have a manuscript. As I mentioned previously, the easiest way to blog a book and end up with a manuscript entails writing your posts in Microsoft Word and then copying […]
Why I Decided to Start a Blog on How to Blog a Book
I have way too many nonfiction book projects started and not finished. I even have one novel manuscript tucked away in a filing cabinet as well, even though my expertise lies with nonfiction books. So, why would I want to start a blog that would force me to begin writing another book? And why would […]