How to Write a Memoir About Yourself

How to Write a Memoir About Yourself

Write your story the right way with these four clues to help keep you on track. For the reader, a carefully-considered, well-written memoir can be a real joy to read. But for the author, writing about yourself can be both the easiest and the most difficult thing that...
12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 1

12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 1

“The journey of selling 1,000 books begins with a single sale.” —Adapted from an old Chinese proverb Your book has finally been published. It’s time to pop the champagne! You have the right to be proud of all of your efforts. But if you want to sell more than 100...
Where to Sell Your Book

Where to Sell Your Book

Places you should be selling copies of your book, if you’re not selling them there already. Would you like to share your hard-won knowledge with the world? Change people’s lives and make a difference? Now how about sell more copies of your book? Whether you’re just...
Can Anyone Write a Memoir?

Can Anyone Write a Memoir?

Can I write a memoir? What goes into writing a memoir? What do I need to know to publish a memoir? Can I sell copies of my memoir? It’s normal to have questions if you’ve ever thought about writing a memoir. As a writer myself and publisher and CEO of Dudley Court...
What NOT to Do If You Want to Sell Your Book

What NOT to Do If You Want to Sell Your Book

Take stock of your assumptions and efforts for book promotion. Are you doing what it takes to sell more copies of your book, or are you sabotaging your goals? As a writer and a publisher, I talk to many types of authors every day. Some authors simply enjoy the process...
Irish Celtic Heritage

Irish Celtic Heritage

“When you cease to fear your solitude, a new creativity awakens in you. Your forgotten or neglected wealth begins to reveal itself. You come home to yourself and learn to rest within. Thoughts are our inner senses. Infused with silence and solitude, they bring out the...
Getting to Know Your Book’s Target Audience

Getting to Know Your Book’s Target Audience

Who are you writing for? What do they want? How can you make your book an irresistible purchase? Before you write another word, it’s time to answer some fundamental questions, like which type of writer are you? Some writers write their book and then think about the...
Write a Book and Become a Public Speaker

Write a Book and Become a Public Speaker

Professional speakers command respect as well as significant fees to speak and share their knowledge at events like conferences, conventions, summits, forums and corporate meetings. How about you? If you really enjoy speaking to crowds and sharing what you know, then...