Author Tips

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Publish Your Purpose Press: 31 Author Tips to help you complete your dream of writing a book!

The 31 days of Author Tips was produced in December 2017 with the goal of helping aspiring authors publish their books in 2018. The below 31 tips range from generating ideas, how to write, who your ideal reader is and giving yourself cheat days—and more.

You’ll get to know PYP founder, Jenn T. Grace, and many of the familiar faces on the PYP team.

Author Tips:

Author Tip #1: Start With a List of Ideas

Author Tip #2: Knowing the Difference Between a NEED and a WANT

Author Tip #3: Taking Your Readers Along for the Ride

Author Tip #4: Getting in the Mindset of the Author

Author Tip #5: Giving Yourself Permission

Author Tip #6: It’s Easier to Criticize Than to Create

Author Tip #7: Write for Just ONE Person

Author Tip #8: Tame the Rogue Board Member in Your Mind

Author Tip #9: How to Believe Your Story is Worth Telling

Author Tip #10: Collecting Your Stories to Support Your Message

Author Tip #11: Having a Writing Plan But Being Prepared for it to Update

Author Tip #12: Find a Comfortable Place to Write

Author Tip #13: Thinking About the Theme of Your Book From Page One

Author Tip #14: How to Use Journaling to Release Creativity

Author Tip #15: Why Having an Outline Keeps You Focused

Author Tip #16: It’s Okay to Take a Mental Health Day

Author Tip #17: How to Use Transcription to Supplement Your Writing

Author Tip #18: Why Writing Can be Like Crockpot Cooking

Author Tip #19: Thinking Beyond Your Publication Date

Author Tip #20: Using Verbs to Elevate Your Writing

Author Tip #21: Turning Your Gremlins and Fatigue Into Parts of Your Book

Author Tip #22: Two Ways to Deal With the Author Blues

Author Tip #23: Taking Advantage of Unexpected Writing Days

Author Tip #24: Thinking About Your Second Book While Writing Your First

Author Tip #25: No real tip (the 25th was a holiday)

Author Tip #26: Using Your Personal Brand to Impact Your Manuscript

Author Tip #27: Avoiding Overwhelm by Breaking Your Book Up

Author Tip #28: Conquering Limited Beliefs

Author Tip #29: Why it is Wise to Walk Away From Your Writing

Author Tip #30: The Three People You Need in Your Corner While You Write a Book

Author Tip #31: Choosing One Action Today That Will Help You Tomorrow


About Jenn:

Jenn T. Grace is a nationally recognized business strategist, speaker and author. Guided by the mantra, “change happens in business,” Jenn believes social change happens first in the workplace before spilling over into mainstream society. She is an Amazon Best Selling author and has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, The Hartford Courant and on CNBC. Passionate about helping people share their stories of adversity, Jenn is the Founder of Publish Your Purpose Press and the PYP Author’s Academy. She holds a M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Golden Gate University and a B.S. in Communications from Salem State University. A marathon runner, animal lover and novice birder, she lives in Hartford, Connecticut with her wife Andrea and their family.


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Regardless of where you are searching on the Internet you are going to find major discrepancies in the price of services. On one website you’ll see to expect to pay $5 for a book cover and on another website you’ll see $5,000. These ranges can be utterly overwhelming and stop a new author dead in their tracks from proceeding forward.

The information in this guide is based on the cost of producing your book going down a self-publishing path. These numbers are based entirely on our personal experience in helping dozens of authors navigate this space.

If you are still looking for help after reading this guide contact us at hello@publishyourpurposepress.com

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