Category: Uncategorized

Category: Uncategorized

The 3 E’s Every Successful Book Requires
February 27, 2012 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

Aspiring Authors often wonder just how to write their book. They have many ideas and struggle to determine which ones to expand and include in a manuscript and which ones to discard or save for another purpose, like a blog post or article. If you are having trouble crafting the outline for your book or

Show and Tell- A Peek Behind the Scenes of a Freshly Published Book
February 1, 2012 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

Today, we celebrate the newest Love Your Life Publishing book, Step Up Now: 21 Powerful Principles for People Who Influence Others by Susan S. Freeman. Susan gave me the opportunity to publish her book and design her new website, She wrote a wonderful book so it was a joy to write her website copy

Platform Part 2
October 6, 2011 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

More great information from Greenleaf  Book Group Money is personal. Spilling your economic guts to anyone other than your spouse, partner, or family members is unheard of to most people. But not to Suze Orman. Orman, a financial advisor-turned-television host and bestselling author, listens to personal financial pain on a daily basis and gives empowering

Gimme Some Blog Love- Guest Platform Posts
October 5, 2011 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

The group at Greenleaf Book Group shared some outstanding articles with me on Platform building so I’ll be sharing them with you over the course of the next few days.  Great stuff for you here!

Freeing Your Muse
September 1, 2011 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

In ancient mythology, a muse was a goddess who inspired artists. There were nine muses in Classical Mythology, each one responsible for inspiring a particular set of artists: one for poets, one for musicians, and even one for dancers and comedians. Meet Calliope, the Muse of Epic Poetry, as imagined by a Roman sculptor in

Does Your Book Suffer From ‘Me-Too Syndrome’?
August 22, 2011 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

As a publisher, I have the opportunity to read many, many books and manuscripts.  Some are wonderful, some need a bit of polishing, and others make the back of my neck tingle because they are tremendously good. And then, there are a few books that are not ready for publication.  These books have a common

The Formula for Great Back Covers
July 22, 2011 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

Your back cover copy is an essential component of your book marketing.  Research tells us that potential book buyers look at the front cover for a brief 3-8 seconds, flip the book over to scan the back cover copy, and then quickly decide to open the book or to put it down. Thus, the words

The Most Important Sentence in Your Book
July 14, 2011 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

Remember the old Peanuts Cartoon? Snoopy, a lovable beagle, wanted to be a writer. There was a recurring story line featuring Snoopy atop his dog house with his old manual typewriter, beginning his book. Snoopy never got further than his opening line, “It was a dark and stormy night.” The first line is the most

July 12, 2011 Author Income Streams,Book Marketing,Uncategorized Lynneklippel

I’d like to thank Lynne for having me as a guest today, as part of my new book’s virtual blog tour. I’ve learned a lot from Lynne in regards to both, creating multiple streams of income with the message of my book and appreciating that my book is a gift to the world and thus

The Missing Ingredient of a Finished Book
June 21, 2011 Uncategorized Lynneklippel

The singer Natasha Benningfield released a hit song several years ago about opening up the dirty window and beginning a book. The chorus had a line, “Today your book begins.” While this is a catchy pop lyric, it can also give you a tip about getting your book finished. One of the most important ingredients