Posts by Rachel Thompson
Here’s How to Grow Your Online Author Platform in 5 Easy Steps!
Here’s how to start and establish your online author platform, plus tips on blogging, social media, and other promo tips.Read More
How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Help, or Hurt, Your Writing
There are many different AI-powered writing tools available, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Experimenting with different tools can help you find the best fit for your writing needs.Read More
Top 10 Ways to Market Your Book in a Month!
Book marketing can be daunting for authors, but it is essential for getting your book in front of readers to make it a success. In this blog post, I will share the most important and effective book marketing strategies authors can use to promote their books and reach a wider audience. Why a month? Isn’t…Read More
Here Are 10 Top Tips For Hosting Twitter Spaces!
Are you confused by this whole ‘social audio’ concept? Let’s Dig In. What Is Twitter Spaces Again? Have you heard of ‘social audio’? Before you say no, I bet you have. Clubhouse started during the pandemic and lit a fire under Twitter with this mission: How can we employ the same tactics as Clubhouse but inside the Twitter…Read More
Want to Understand Twitter Spaces? Here’s Your Ultimate Toolbox! by @DoctorJAuthor
Dr. Donna Jennings, Ph.D. Please welcome Dr. Donna Jennings – Ph.D., author, educator, and extraordinary human – to discuss your Twitter Spaces toolbox! Spaces are referred to as social audio – aka, no video. The Spaces option exists within the Twitter app (mobile works best). Let’s Learn! Your Toolbox for Twitter Spaces If you are an author,…Read More
Do Productivity Hacks Work? Yes! Here Are My Top 10
How’s your productivity? This pandemic has seriously highlighted how much one can do and not do in a given space and time. Millions of working folks may now be working remotely. More specifically: Upwork estimates that 1 in 4 Americans over 26% of the American workforce will be working remotely through 2021. They also estimate…Read More
5 Memoir Writing Exercises To Help You Right Now
Stuck in that, “Now what?” phase in writing your memoir? Let’s move you along. “Memoir is about something you know after something you’ve been through,” says Marion Roach Smith, author of The Memoir Project. Many memoir writers, once they’ve given themselves permission to write their story, get stuck after writing that terrible first draft. First drafts…Read More
How To Build Your Author Platform When You Have No Clue What That Means
What’s an author platform, anyway? Let’s break it down! When I first started in the publishing industry over ten years and seven books ago, the nebulous concept of an author platform sounded like a vague box of ‘things’ a writer would buy at the Invisible Writer Internet Store. “Want the deluxe package?” an oily salesman…Read More
How Much Money is Enough to Make from Your Writing? by guest @colleen_m_story
When asked how much money they want to make from their writing, most writers would probably say, “As Much As Possible!” But there are consequences to that answer that you may not have thought about. Being more precise about your desired writing income can make the difference between enjoying a long and successful career and…Read More
What is the Clubhouse App and How Can Writers Benefit? with @helpmenaomi
What is Clubhouse? This is a summary of WHAT IS CLUBHOUSE? #BookMarketingChat with guest Naomi Nakashima @helpmenaomi. Naomi is an expert publishing consultant and has made a splash on Clubhouse. Definitely give her a follow! What is the Clubhouse App (@joinclubhouse)? The @joinclubhouse is a new social networking app based on drop-in audio chat. The closest way…Read More