For Book Authors: On Writing and Publishing Books

Here are the blog posts and pages related to writing books, selling rights to your books, getting a literary agent, and other topics relevant to aspiring and established book authors.

Selling Rights to Your Book (Getting Your Book Published)

Are You An Inc. Original?

Author Payment Sites: Get Paid to Write Articles

Bevan Atkinson: How to Listen to Voices When Writing

Book Contracts vs. Marriage Vows

Book Marketing Resources for Book Authors

Book Rights Question: How Do I Sell Mass-Market Paperback Rights to a Thriller?

Book Writing GIFs: Finding a Literary Agent

Book Writing GIFs: How to Find a Publisher for Your Book

Book Writing GIFs: Your Book Is Finally Published

The Business of Writing: An Interview with Sharyn November

Christine Conradt on Becoming a Screenwriter

Ebook Publishing: The Best Deal for Book Authors and Novelists?

How to Sell $40,000 in Foreign Rights by John Penberthy

How to Sell Foreign Language Rights Even If You’re a Self-Publisher

How to Track and Uncover Good Literary Agents

Jeff Davidson: 10 Tips for Becoming a Successful Mainstream Author

Jeff Rivera on How to Interest a Publisher

John Robert Marlow on Turning Your Novel into a Movie

John Robert Marlow: 10 Things Hollywood Wants in Source Material Like Books

The Joy of Publishing: How to Know If a Book Is Good

Lewis Howes: How to Turn Your Podcast into a Money-Making Book

Persistence: What You Have Control Over

Philippa Burgess: Prepping Your Book for Film and TV

Q&A: When Is a Book Well-Written and Publishable?

Query Letters That Work: Grab Them with the First Sentence

Selling Book Rights: What’s a Good Price?

Seth Godin: 19 Points of Advice for Book Authors

Top 10 Literary Agents

Using Video to Sell Rights to a Novel

William Kennedy: On Hollywood Movie People

Writing and Creating Your Book

Andrew Stanton on the Power of Storytelling

Are You Serious About Writing?

Author Payment Sites: Get Paid to Write Articles

Avoid the Perfect Book Syndrome, Aim for the Perfect Reader Experience

Blake Bailey: 5 Writing Tips

Book Marketing Advice from Consumer Magazines

Book Marketing Alert: The Words You Use Determine Your Success

Book Title Critiques

Book Writing and Book Marketing Articles (The Next Big Book)

Book Writing GIFs: How to Write a Novel

Books Can Change People’s Lives

Carl Sagan: Books Work Magic

An Example of a Great Book Dedication

Facing the Fork in the Road

Grammarly: Top 10 Grammar Pet Peeves

Hate Editing? Tools to Help Speed Up the Process

How Do I Get My Books Published?

How to Become a Star and Recognized Authority

How to Establish an Effective Working Relationship with an Editor

How to Use a Pen Name

How to Use Subheads That Zing in a Great Way

Ian Rankin: 10 Rules for Writing

Jack Canfield: 4 Things Holding You Back from Greatness

Jason Love: The Definition of a Writer

Jeff Davidson: Choosing an Article Topic

Jeff Davidson: Grappling with Your To-Do List

Jeff Davidson: To Authors Who Exaggerate: Stop!

John Kremer’s Advice to Would-Be Book Authors

John Kremer on Marketing: You Have to Act

Jonathan Gunson: Punctuation Is Powerful

Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

Margaret Robertson: Games and Stories You Can Win

Martha Carr: Tips on Getting Started on Your Novel

Mickey Spillane: On Selling Your Next Book

Napping: Good for Your Creativity and Your Health

Nick Tosches: How I Start Writing a Book

1,000 Writing Prompts for Books, Blogs, Stories, and More

Pen Names: When to Use Them, When Not to Use Them

Perfect Book Title Formula: What’s the Perfect Length for a Book Title?

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

Ricky Gervais on How He Learned to Write

The Rules for Being Human Apply to You as a Book Author

Seth Godin: Harper Lee and Two Mythical Promises

Six Word Stories for Those Who Want to Write Better

Sometimes Words Are Not Enough

Stories Are About Real People

10 Alternatives for the Top 5 Emotions: Happy, Sad, Angry, Confused, Surprised

37 Reasons Why You Should Write a Book

Toni Morrison on Writers and Writing

The 12 Commandments of Success by W Randall Jones

Two Sentence Horror Stories

Using Teleseminars and Hangouts to Create New Products

What’s Hot? What Comes After Adult Coloring Books?

Why You Should Love Children’s Ebooks (and Books!)

Write for a New Online Magazine for Kids and Parents

The Writer’s Dilemma: 1,000 Words for Love

Writing Advice from The Wheel of Time Series

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .