4 Tips for Turning Followers into Fans
Author Platform | Fiction | Independent Publishing | Nonfiction

4 Tips for Turning Followers into Fans

Don’t focus on followers; cultivate fans. Or better yet, turn followers into fans. That was the message of a recent social media video Chris and I produced. Viewers immediately posed the question: “How?” In a world that makes a big deal of how many followers your social media accounts have, the idea of cultivating fans…

Q & A: Are hybrid publishing services worth the money?
Publishing | Q&A | Self-publishing | Traditional Publishing

Q & A: Are hybrid publishing services worth the money?

Good question, Maria! Let’s look at the three most common types of publishing: If the company you’re hearing from is legit, it’s most likely a hybrid publishing service. This isn’t a bad way to go, especially if you’re struggling with the traditional and independent publishing route, but it does cost more. That said, we’re always…

Q & A: My Book is Finished. Now What?
Publishing | Q&A | Self-publishing | Traditional Publishing

Q & A: My Book is Finished. Now What?

James, what a great question! A lot of writers—both nonfiction and fiction—wonder what to do when their book is finished. First, congratulations on all you’ve accomplished. You’re tackling the hardest part right now—finishing your book. Your breadth of work shows your dedication. Seriously, that’s the hardest part. Now what to do? Step 1: Hire an…

Dreams, Risks and Failure: Meet an  Empty-Nester who Embraces them All
Fabulous & Focused | Faith

Dreams, Risks and Failure: Meet an Empty-Nester who Embraces them All

I’m excited to start a new Writing Momentum series: Fabulous & Focused Profile. Each week I’ll introduce you to extraordinary women who embody the Fabulous & Focused mission to honor God in every area of life. Meet my good friend, Lisa Dahlstrom. Lisa is someone who has encouraged me, challenged me and most of all…