Category Archives: Writer’s Tips

WRITER’S TIPS is a weekly blog for Christian communicators with tips and information about writing, as well as attending writing conferences. Our panel of expert are published authors and publishing industry professionals.

Quick Tip: Lead Magnets

Create several free or $0.99 ebooks that are full of quality. Use these as lead magnets for your current book—include a next level up sell (i.e. the full book or a related program). For on Lead Magnets, CLICK HERE

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Quick Tip: Elevator Pitch

Be ready with your book’s 10 second “elevator pitch”. Also, have a pitch ready for 30 seconds and 60 seconds so that when someone asks, you can tell them succinctly what the book is about. If they want more information, … Continue reading

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Do you need help with promotion?

A seasoned veteran speaker/author recently told me this, maybe you’ve said or thought it too, “I feel isolated. I don’t know what to post or promote on social media. If someone would just give me a strategic plan, I’ll do … Continue reading

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What Traits Do You Share with Your Leaders and Followers?

As John C. Maxwell says, “we all have a sphere of influence” and I believe leaders influence their followers and visa versa. In any case, there are traits both in the natural and spiritual realms that attach to both the … Continue reading

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Writing is a Process

Writing is a process. If you “write hard and clear about what hurts” (Ernest Hemingway) and, “Let your words bleed, weep, and shine with life” (Reba Rambo-McGuire), then, “Reading is an immense gift, but only if the words are assimilated, … Continue reading

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Sticky Situations That Became Defining Moments

I was sharing with a friend recently about the call of God on my life and the purpose of my business/ministry. Some people call it their life plan, vision or destiny. I’ve known since I was 11 years old playing … Continue reading

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Avoiding All the Hoopla

This word came up in a conversation this week…hoopla. The person’s response to my question was, “No, not any more. I am done with all the hoopla.” I totally get it as I’ve seen “all the hoopla” too.

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Control the Flow

Much like controlling the flow of water, it’s necessary to control the flow of what you give away on your website.

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It’s time to beat the odds of getting published!

I recently saw this question posted on Facebook, “What are the odds of getting published?” The response from a literary agent was basically to do the same old, same old. Write a great book, have it edited well, write a … Continue reading

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Do You Know the 7 Keys Words for Success?

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How can I help you reach your goals?

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Don’t Fall Into the Gratitude Fatigue Trap

Gratitude. It’s that time of year. Being grateful is a wonderful thing. There’s a plethora of articles, reasons and scriptures why we should be grateful. Yet at this time of year, when we are to be at the height of … Continue reading

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