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Meet Vanessa MOrgan
It is difficult to get readers to buy your books. Marketing my books has been a real challenge because I didn't put a lot of thought into the marketing process before I published the books. I guess in my case the chicken came before the egg. I am currently in the process of marketing both books. Social media is a big help and doesn't have any fees attached. I do think word-of-mouth is the best marketing tool so you have to keep them talking. A lot of people have read my books because they have gotten it from a family member or friend which is great. I did that before I became an author. Now if someone wants to lend me a book they have read, I get the information and buy the book. Being an author I try to help other authors with their book sales.
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Meet Kristi Grimm
I used to homeschool my son. In order to make sure he still had PE we would go running every morning. (Yes, I would wheel next to him, but it just sounds strange to say wheeling.) Every time we would go he would get bored and say..."Mommy, can you tell me a story." I have told him hundreds of stories because of this so I decided that was a perfect title for a book. What child hasn't asked someone to tell them a story? All kids can relate to this idea. It also left it open for me to write about a huge variety of topics. My son's favorite thing is cars. In honor of his passion, my first book is Mommy, Tell Me a Story about a Car. (read entire article)
Push a Woman in the Corner
Ironically, instead of being celebrated, a woman’s independence is a major contributor in relationship breakups. How could that be? In truth, not too many men can handle a confident woman who boldly wears the badge of achievement. There are some men who feel intimidated by her self-reliance, and steer clear for fear that independent women are high-maintenance, too self-absorbed, and want more than what they are able to give. The way they see it, such women have already accrued the things men are conditioned to provide, so what could he possibly offer her? (read entire article)