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How To Be a Successful Author

Posted by John R. on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, In : writing 

How can I be a successful writer? A question asked by ALL newbies...Well, one way is to follow lessons learned from more experienced writers who are willing to share...Such is Bob Baker (pictured) who is a full-time author and independent publisher who wrote this excellent advice for Wordpreneur:

Are you a curious person? I am. Especially when it comes to people who have taken action to achieve worthy and creative goals. Whenever I meet a successful author, musician, artist, actor or whatever,...


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Author Promotion-Using Creative PR to Become an Expert Celebrity

Posted by John R. on Friday, May 7, 2010, In : book & author promotion 
I have read, more than once, that being considered somewhat of an expert in your field is the strongest point in selling your book to a publisher...pure gold! Especially in nonfiction. However, if you write a fictional novel where you draw heavily upon your experience and expertise (say an insider business novel about the processes and procedures used by high-powered individuals), your expertise can be the selling point that puts you across the publishing finish line!

Marsha Friedman of EMSI P...

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About Me


John R. Austin Writer, Old-Warrior-Adventurer, Blogger... I was born in Key West, Florida. A rather famous hangout for some past famous writers: Hemingway and Tennessee Williams to name two. I just hope that I possess a glimmer of their talent. I have a bachelors degree in architecture/construction and a master's degree in industrial engineering. I have been writing for fifty plus years. Most of my writing has been in the technical, instructional and business areas. I am working on my first book: "Havana Harvest---When Cuba Was Naughty" which details my coming of age experiences in 1958 Havana, Cuba, at the age of 15. Please visit my other blog "Writers Welcome Blog" at http://alturl.com/4z88.

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