Book Publicity – Who, What, When, Where and How

Book Publicity – Who, What, When, Where and How

Chuck Monroe, founder of Gold Dust Publicity LLC, was my guest on the SkillBites Show podcast.  Chuck has been instrumental in the successful launch of more than a thousand books in virtually every genre.  As Chuck stated, if you don’t publicize your book, people won’t know about it, and then...... Read more

How to Decide if You Need a Literary Agent and Where to Find One

How to Decide if You Need a Literary Agent and Where to Find One

Guest Post by Ally Machate The modern world offers us many ways to share our content, but if you’ve been thinking about going the “traditional” publishing route with your book, there are some things you should know. And the first is that you may need a literary agent to represent you before you...... Read more

Episode 31: Ally Machate – Finding a Literary Agent

Episode 31: Ally Machate – Finding a Literary Agent

Are you an author seeking a literary agent? Are you hoping to get a book deal with a publisher? If so, you need to tune in to this podcast episode. We’ll be discussing why you might (or might not) need an agent, what agents expect to see from authors, how to find the right agent... Read more

Happy SkillBites’ Anniversary!

Happy SkillBites’ Anniversary!

February ‘20 Newsletter Eight years ago this month, I launched SkillBites to help business owners and others get their books published.  Having been through the grueling, frustrating process of self-publishing my book, I knew there had to be a better way.  It is hard enough for business owners...... Read more

Episode 30: Carlee Myers – Stress Less Space

Episode 30: Carlee Myers – Stress Less Space

Today our guest was Carlee Myers, an expert at helping professionals who feel overworked, overwhelmed or on the verge of burnout relieve stress so they can find more joy at work, home and beyond. Carlee shared a number of tips on how to recognize stress triggers and what to do to reduce stress...... Read more