Author Blog

How to Promote Your Series

Many authors write into a series as it is a proven way to build an audience and increase sales. Successful authors rely on their series to drive consistent revenue from month to month and year to y...

Apple Books for Authors: Now Open to Everyone

The new Apple Books for Authors platform is here, and it comes with some big news. In this post, we’ll cover everything authors need to know about the new Apple Books for Authors: what has changed,...

How to Create an Amazon Book Series Page

One of the major advantages of writing into a series is that your books are automatically grouped and linked on Amazon, making it easier for readers to find the next book in the series. If you writ...

How to Successfully Work with a Freelancer

Many authors think of their books as their “babies.” Following this metaphor, it’s not too big of a stretch to think of the publishing freelancers you hire as co-parents. Their job is to help you d...

Summer Sales Trends

Our guide on dealing with the dull summer book sales period and when authors can expect things to look up.

We’re In This Together: Our Covid-19 Response

As we all face a new reality in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we at Written Word Media are committed to supporting authors and publishers during this time. Here you can find the different initiat...

Marketing Mindset: Playing to Your Power

I recently gave a presentation to a group of authors on the topic of marketing mindset. The subject matter resonated so strongly with the group, that I am sharing the presentation in blog form here...