Since “The Secret” came out back in 2006 or so, The Law of Attraction has gained a lot of devotees, as well as a lot of naysayers. However, I think a lot of people simply don’t understand how it works. What I hope to do in this post is clear some of that clutter, especially as the Law of Attraction applies to new, aspiring, and established authors.
Author Archives: Carma Spence
We all have habits. Good habits. Bad habits. Habits that we notice and nurture. Habits we’ve been doing so long we don’t even recognize them as habits anymore. And the wonderful thing about success habits is that you can decide to build them into your life.
Not all authors relish being on video. And although it is definitely a powerful way to market yourself, your business, and your books, there are alternatives that can be just as powerful. One of them is streaming audio – audio-only files that people can listen to online.
If you are a new author contemplating launching your first website or an established author who wants to update their website to make it more effective, I recommend you pay attention to these essential elements of author website design.
One question that many new and aspiring authors have is “Should I outline my book or just go with the flow?” To answer this question — and take my bias out of the answer — I did a little research on what those in the biz — authors and those who help authors alike — think about whether or not you should outline your nonfiction book.
Blogs have come a long way from their birth as a way to create an online journal where you could digitally write your thoughts, ideas, opinions, and practically anything that you want people to read. People may still use them in that fashion but the software that runs those sites – the blogging platform – has matured to the point that it rivals enterprise-level content management systems. In this post, I’m going to share the basics of blogging for authors.
We tend to think of the word “no” like a big red stop sign in the middle of the street. But has it ever occurred to you that sometimes saying “no” is what’s going to push you forward?
What’s the difference between a good idea and a bad idea? As an authorneer, you want to get really good at telling the difference before you put too much energy into a book or other projects. In this post, I’m going to explore some ways to evaluate your ideas.