Close The Sale With Amazon’s “Look Inside!” Feature

Close The Sale With Amazon’s “Look Inside!” Feature

We are in the second phase of my Kindle marketing strategy: Engage.   Amazon gives potential buyers a sneak peak at their books through their “Look Inside!” feature. Browsers get to sample the first 10% of your book. Amazon also has a “Sample sending” feature that sends the first 10% of the book to the customer’s…

Overcoming Literary Rejections With A Growth Mindset

Overcoming Literary Rejections With A Growth Mindset

When I was teaching elementary school I learned about psychologist Carol Dweck and her research into the power of mindset. She shows how success in school and work can be influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. People with a fixed mindset (those that believe that their abilities and intelligence won’t change) are…

Keep Doing The Work

Keep Doing The Work

When I was asked to write a weekly blog about literary rejections my anxiety levels rose instantly and my insecurities kicked into rapid-fire mode. Me? Write a blog? What do I know about being a writer? I’m a former elementary school teacher. I’m a wife and mother of two daughters. I’m an American expat living…