Author: Lynneklippel

Author: Lynneklippel

3 Silent Book Killers
Image November 6, 2017 Author Inspiration,Writing Lynneklippel

You know how it goes. You have a great book idea, get all excited, start writing, and then it happens. Your enthusiasm for the book begins to leak out like air coming out of a balloon. Soon, there is nothing left of your great idea except guilt and regret. I’ve seen this happen, both in

Tips for Writing Faster
Image April 19, 2017 Writing Lynneklippel

TIPS FOR WRITING FASTER Slow down and get organized. If you are in a hurry to finish your book, you can easily become overwhelmed and spend hours on Facebook instead of writing.  To be more efficient, invest some time creating a solid plan for the content of your book.  You can create a mind-map, an

Don’t Break Copyright Law
Image April 19, 2017 Publishing Lynneklippel

Whether you are publishing an eBook or a print book, you are probably wondering about copyrights. Authors are rightly concerned that their works are protected and want to make sure they are not infringing on the rights of other authors. Copyright information is governed by each nation. In the United States, the primary copyright law

7 Ways to Cure Title Trauma
Image April 12, 2017 Writing Lynneklippel

Selecting the right book title for your book can be extremely challenging.  Whether you are writing non-fiction, fiction, or poetry, if your book title doesn’t excite and compel readers, they won’t want to look inside the pages of your book. Many authors spend lots of sleepless nights on the book titles.  Here are some tips

Writing During Tense Times
Image January 17, 2017 Author Inspiration Lynneklippel

This is a tense week.  People on all sides of the political debate in the US, and even people in other countries, are holding their breath, waiting for something terrible to happen.  So how can you still write or work on your business?  Most of us cannot take a week off from our responsibilities. Here’s

3 Ways to Show Gratitude to Your Readers
Image November 22, 2016 Author Inspiration Lynneklippel

It’s Thanksgiving week, and I want to thank you for being part of my family!  I was thinking about gratitude and how grateful I am that you read my articles, publish your books with me, coach with me, or come to my retreats.  You trust me with your ideas and words….and I am deeply honored

A Book Launch to Watch…and Learn From
September 20, 2016 Book Marketing Lynneklippel

There’s a book launching today that is taking the internet world by storm.  It’s one of the best book launches I’ve seen in a long time.  There are many key points you can learn from this launch and apply to your book marketing. A couple of caveats:  I am not an affiliate of this book,

Future Trends in Digital Publishing
Image August 10, 2016 Book Marketing Lynneklippel

Angela Collins is a design student from Australia who did extensive research on what we can expend in digital publishing in the future.  She kindly allowed me to publish her findings here: Where is the future of digital publication heading and how does it affect the role of the graphic designer? Furthermore, what are the

A Surprising Block to Writing…and 3 Ways to Fix it Fast
Image June 21, 2016 Author Inspiration Lynneklippel

Many of my clients face the same problem.  I had it for years too, but never knew.  The problem kept me going around in circles and stuck.  It wasn’t until I moved to Ecuador that I realized what was going on. I was exhausted!  My life in St. Louis was very stressful.  I worked too