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Lara Casey on How to Conquer Your Fears & Share Your Story

Anything worth doing is scary, and few things are as intimidating as sharing your story with the world for the first time. Lara Casey has been there, and she has a message: no matter how overwhelming it feels right now, taking that first step is worth it. In the latest episode of The BookWorthy Show,[...]

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How to Write a Powerful Story That Will Inspire Your Readers

They say Mozart could write an entire concerto, error-free, in one sitting. He listened to the music in his head, and wrote it down. What he imagined is what he wrote. And what he wrote is some of the most celebrated music in the history of humanity. Many of us approach writing and storytelling that[...]

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How to Make 2018 the Year You Finally Publish Your Book

My friend Shannon had written hundreds of blog posts, so it caught me off guard when she begged me, “You have to help me write a book.” She was so serious I couldn’t help laughing. “I’m sorry, Shannon, but did you hear what you just said?” She wondered if she had said something wrong. “You[...]

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Self-Published Authors: How to Get a Free LCCN

I knew self-publishing was going to be tough, but there was one thing I never expected: all the acronyms. One of those was “LCCN.” When I first encountered it, I had no idea it stands for Library of Congress Control Number.  And I didn’t yet know why those four little letters mattered for the success[...]

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How to Get a Free ISBN for Your Self-Published Book

Go over to your bookshelf and pull down a book—any book. Check the back cover. See that random string of numbers right beneath the bar code? That’s called the ISBN: International Standard Book Number. And you need one if you’re going to self-publish your book. Getting an ISBN is essential if you want readers to[...]

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How to Be Authentic and Win Followers with Allie Casazza

Sharing your story in the form of a book often comes with all kinds of fears and hurdles. If you’ve been there before, you know what I mean. If you haven’t, this podcast episode will give you a taste of the experience. It’s common to ask yourself one of these questions, “What if no one[...]

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How to Figure Out What You Want to Say with Dan Sheehan

If you have a dream to become a published author but you’re just not sure what you want to say or what you should write about, this podcast episode is for you. Today’s conversation is with Dan Sheehan. He’s the author of After Action: The Story of a Cobra Pilot’s Journey and Continuing Actions: A[...]

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How to Sell More Books as a New Author

Few Americans have ever been invited to an author party, but most say they would love to attend one this year. It’s definitely the most fun way to sell 50 to 250 copies of your new book in a single evening. Simply ask friends of yours with a nice, larger home who love to host[...]

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How to Write a Book in 30 Days

Writing a book can feel intimidating. If you don’t know much about the process, you could assume that it involves a hard-to-find agent. And a dozen seasoned editorial professionals. And that their process will take half-a-decade to complete. If that’s the case, it’s no wonder that 81% of people have a book inside them but[...]

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How to Make Time to Write Your Book with Jerrad Lopes

Are you too busy to write a book? You may have a dream of becoming a published author, but work, family, and the busyness of life just seem to get in the way. And instead of making your dream come true this year, you settle for next year. And the next year. And the next[...].

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