Without the "me" in your memoir – the fragile and imperfect person who lived the events in your story – you leave out the human element your readers long to connect with.

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Author/publisher Rochelle Carter joined our August #BBchat to talk about authorpreneurship and how to create an author marketing plan.

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Your author marketing plan is an overview of your goals for your book and yourself as an author, and you can start developing it before you write your first sentence.

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If your book is digitally published and available for download, you're eligible to enter The Writer's Digest Self-Published eBook Awards.

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Too often, an independent author writing a memoir doesn’t deliver the sort of book readers at large can appreciate. Your task is to tell an interesting story, and you should avoid making these six mistakes.

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Publishing veteran Carl Lennertz discusses the difference between between book marketing and publicity and where self-published authors should spend their money.

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Think you're missing out on the Christmas rush? Maybe not. Self-published authors stand a better chance of sales in January and February. So get ready!

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