How to write a book that actually sells...

You might be forgiven for thinking that there are just two main things you need to do to write a book that sells: 

  1. Write it
  2. Make it good

And whilst, yes, those are pretty important parts of the equation there is a little more elbow grease that needs to be applied to the situation. But the good news is, if you do the detective work, you will be rewarded with ... THE KNOWLEDGE. 

 

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#BookWitch

Up until now, most of the coaching I've been doing has been around more straight business or personal coaching, because well - frankly - after 20 years in publishing, me and books needed to take a little break. It wasn't them, it was me. Ok, ok, I had a summer fling last year with some graphic novels. Now I'm back to my book best behaviour

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Publishing taught me how to drink.

I'm in the process of getting my new coaching offering up and running, which is, given my background, not going to cause any great surprises for anyone. 

I spent 20 wonderful, wordy years working in publishing and frankly I just need to empty my head of all this information to make space for new stuff. So I'm on the prowl for aspiring authors to lay some knowledge on them and help them get their books out into the world. Expect WAY MORE on this anon...

In the meantime, google threw this blog post up at me that I wrote for the Hodder & Stoughton company blog a couple of years ago.

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