Write a book and sell it FAST

You’re writing a book, and you want to sell it fast.

How do you achieve that goal?

Let’s look at two scenarios.

Writer A writes her novel or non fiction book, and sets out to sell it. Years pass. Her book remains unsold. The only time she remembers that she spent 16 months writing a book is when she’s asked by an acquaintance: “What happened to that book you were writing?”

Writer A sighs, and changes the subject. She’s decided that she was never meant to be a writer. Writing a book was just a silly, childish dream.

Writer B, Jessica-Ruth Jasper (this is a completely fictitious name), has taken note of the celebrity-obsessed culture in which we live.

When she got an idea for a novel, Jessica-Ruth knew getting published was hard. She knew that there were hundreds of thousands of would-be authors, that for editors and agents to take notice of her they needed to know her name.

So Jessica-Ruth did something very simple: she created a blog. As months passed, and Jessica-Ruth wrote her novel, she occasionally posted to her blog. She wrote about her life as an unpublished author, and posted snippets of her novel.

Other bloggers linked to Jessica-Ruth’s blog, and Jessica-Ruth got readers. These readers gave Jessica-Ruth feedback, and she realized that people enjoyed her writing. This motivated her to continue with her book.

Then, long before Jessica-Ruth had finished her novel, a Famous Agent got in touch. He like Jessica-Ruth’s writing style. He wondered whether she’d be interested in writing a chick lit novel. A publishing house was looking for a new voice, and from her blog, he knew that her voice had potential.

So Jessica-Ruth, unknown author, got lucky. She got a multi-book contract, for the book she was writing, and for two chick lit novels as well. Lucky, lucky Jessica-Ruth…

Luck Had Nothing to Do With It, Jessica-Ruth Built Her Name

Do YOU believe that Jessica-Ruth got lucky?

If you do, you’re wrong. Luck had nothing to do with it. Jessica-Ruth realized that as a complete unknown she had to get known by building her name, and that blogging was a simple, painless way to do just that.

So, do you want to write a book and sell it fast? Build your name.

Recession-proof your freelance writing career

“Write More And Make More Money From Your Writing: Develop A Fast, Fun Productive Writing Process” gives you all the tools you need for a thriving writing career, no matter what the economic climate.

Three weeks after completing the class one student wrote:

“Thanks Angela, for all your help and advice in class. I’m quitting my job next week. I printed out my letter of resignation tonight after landing a contract writing job that will pay me more for three months part-time work than I earned in from my day job in the whole of 2007! You were right – the great gigs are out there, and now I’ve got the skills to land them. Your class opened my eyes. Bless you…”

“Write More And Make More Money From Your Writing: Develop A Fast, Fun Productive Writing Process” shows you how to thrive as a freelance writer. Would you like to write five times more than you’re writing now, and sell to higher-paying markets? Take the class.

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Angela Booth is a top copywriter, multi-published author, and writing teacher. She offers many guides, courses and classes to help writers to enhance their skills on her websites. She also provides inspiration and motivation for writers on her writing blogs. Angela has been writing successfully since the late 1970s, and was online in the 1980s, long before the birth of the Web. Her business books have been widely published.