Writing a Book, Part 6: Promoting Your Book

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booksforsaleThis is the final post in my Writing a Book blog series; if you’ve made it this far, thanks for reading! If authoring a book is a goal of yours, I hope I’ve given you inspiration and information on how to achieve it.

The final topic I’m going to discuss is how to promote your book, which is just as important as all the work you’ve done for your book up to this point. You might write a truly great book, but unless people know about it, it’s not much good to anyone. Here are some promotional ideas to get you started. [Read more…]

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Writing a Book, Part 5: Writing Your Book

Master List

You might have already guessed, but I’ll come out and say it: I’m pretty organized. I like lists…for groceries, errands, life goals, and everything in between. Folded towels and sorted flatware drawers, closets neatly arranged. I can’t help it, that’s my happy place. That’s not to say that everything is always in its place, but

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Writing a Book, Part 4: Your Contract, In Plain English

Man Signing Contract

Image Source: Forbes So now that you decided you want to write a book, wrote your proposal, and found a publisher, you need to know how to understand the contract they’ll be sending your way. I wasn’t always a food blogger (although for me it definitely feels otherwise!); I graduated law school as a Juris

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Writing a Book, Part 3: Finding a Publisher

samplecoverletter(small)

A Shelf of Favorites in My Cookbook Collection ***First I have to say, Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers…wishing you a wonderful day!*** Now that you’ve realized your passion and have turned it into a book proposal, it’s time to find a publisher.  (Of course you can choose to self-publish, but that’s a whole

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An Announcement & Writing a Book, Part 1: Finding Your Story

frontbookcover(small)

The beautiful cover of my cookbook was designed by the talented designers at Tuttle. All photos were taken by yours truly. I have the most exciting news to share with you since I shared since this post…my cookbook, which is being published by Tuttle Publishing and is being released on October 10, 2012, is now

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