9 Tips to Catapult From Proposal to Published

Getting a book published is exciting, exhausting, emotional, and eventually fulfilling. I officially graduated to that last phase in September when my first book The Entrepreneurial Instinct: How Everyone Has the Innate Ability to Start a Small Business(McGraw-Hill) finally hit stores.As a first time author, I sought the advice of many. Now that I’ve been down the road, I have some pearls of wisdom of my own to share. I’ve summarized the collective experience of seven published authors for you below:...more

Getting Published Series: Mominatrix Tackles Old and New Material

When I was approached by a publisher to put together a proposal for my book “The Mominatrix’s Guide to Sex,” they made one thing clear: They didn’t want it to be a collection of my online columns. And really, I understood where they were coming from; there’s no reason for someone to pay for something that they can get for free....more

When I am in the process of writing a novel, I write 1600 words a day -or about four pages - ...more

How to Get Published, Part 3: How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

To get an agent or sell a work of nonfiction, you usually write what is called a book proposal and sample chapters, which is what we're going to talk about today. ...more

Thank you! People make it much more complicated than it needs to be. But this is all you ...more