I had conducted a webinar for a group of students at Southern New Hampshire University. The title of the workshop was What Does it Take to Write, Publish and Sell a Novel. During that session I talked about my own discipline in actually writing the novel. What it took out of me to put 80,000 words on paper. Once that was accomplished, though, most writers then look to the arduous task of publishing their book. In this webinar I gave some tips from my own experiences related to getting my manuscript out there and eventually published. Finally, we discussed the all-important task of selling your novel to readers. Indeed, you can sell it to a publisher but if readers do not buy your book, what’s the point?
After I conducted that workshop, I put together a free e-book for people who sign up on my website. In that e-book I included all the tips for writing, publishing and selling a novel. Many people have taken advantage of this free bonus gift.
Of course, I had no idea if the people who attended the webinar or who read the e-book followed my advice and suggestions. Until last week. At that time I received this wonderful testimonial:
A few years back, you ran a seminar at SNHU in which you provided helpful details about getting a book published. Because of that seminar, I was able to publish my YA novel, which went on to become a finalist in the 2016 International Book Awards. I can’t thank you enough for providing the information that led to all of this! I was so inspired by this, that I am now president of the How to Get Published Club at SNHU, where I help online students with getting their own books published. I just wanted to say thank you and wish you luck on your novel! Best, Carla Trueheart
I might add, that Carla is about to publish her second YA novel this month. She’s really going to town and I’m proud that I had some small part in that.
So, if you want to write, publish and sell your novel, why not start by signing up here and getting this free guide.