11/2/12: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces about beating writer’s block, finding new readers for your books, self-publishing, and a celebration for your book.

From Wren Deloro: 9 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block
“Don’t let normal snags and stops hold back the completion of your project. Try a few of the following techniques, and get back on track.”

From The Savvy Book Marketer: 13 Ways to Find New Readers for Your Books
“In today’s guest post, Laura Pepper Wu discusses 13 ways to generate publicity and find new customers. These tips are excerpted from her book, 77 Ways to Find New Readers for Your Self-Published Book. ”

From Suw Charman-Anderson via Forbes: Thinking Of Self-Publishing? Ben Galley Has Some Advice
“The Guildford Book Festival, a ten day literary extravaganza of author appearances, debates and talks, this year included a workshop on self-publishing. Alongside more traditional workshops on short stories, children’s fiction, and erotica, author Ben Galley talked about how to get your book off your computer and into people’s hands.”

From Becky Robinson: Your Book Deserves a Celebration
“This book represents the heart of what my company and I do. The core of our business is helping people use social media effectively and build their online presence toward the accomplishment of their goals. But what we are best at, what we excel at, is executing excellent social media book launch celebrations.”

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Anna DeStefano’s Paper.li Newspapers

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