The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 2/19/16

Feb 19, 2016 | Better Writing

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. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more pointers than others.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on the odds of selling a million copies, how to make time to write your book, and Facebook advertising for authors.

From Chip MacGregor: About that million seller…

“Want a dose of reality? The 2015 sales reports are out. Take a look at how many books actually sold a million copies last year…”

From Frances Caballo: 12 Easy Ways to Make Time to Write a Book

“You can make time to write a book no matter how busy you are. And, in the end, you’ll be so grateful that you did make the time to write. Here are 12 easy ways to get started:”

From Ben Zackheim: Facebook advertising for writers and authors

“If you’re a writer and you’ve wanted to try Facebook advertising for your books, then check out this great graphic… straight from the horse’s mouth!”

Sources I Check Regularly

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

Digital Book World

Frances Caballo

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn

Men with Pens

Merce Cardus


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence