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Gabriela Gonzales

Ask these Questions Before You Sign that Publishing Contract

Ask these Questions Before You Sign that Publishing Contract | Securing Reputable Publishing Relationships

When considering working with a hybrid publisher, ask key questions to ensure you understand the publishing process, the services provided, and the terms of the agreement. Here are some top questions to ask before you sign that publishing contract: Which publishing services does the hybrid publisher provide? Clarify which publishing services the hybrid publisher will …

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Journaling to Nonfiction Success

Journaling to Nonfiction Success | How to Find Your True Path as an Author

Discover the transformative power of resilience, self-compassion, and journaling on your nonfiction author journey with special guest Liz Long. In this episode of Author Nation Interviews, we delve into the transformative writing journey of Liz Long, an advocate for mental health and author of “Navigating Shit Storms: How to Find Your True Path When Life …

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Expand Your Reader Base

Expand Your Reader Base | Maximize Book Circulation

As an author, expanding the accessibility of your book beyond traditional retail channels is key to reaching a broader audience and expanding your reader base. Expanded distribution networks enable the distribution of books through additional channels and platforms (not just bookstores) to do just that. Both traditional publishers and self-published authors can use these networks …

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Master your author journey

Master Your Author Journey | Author Success through Journaling

Master Your Author Journey by journaling: build skills, stay focused on your goals, and track your progress. In this episode of Author Nation Interviews, host Melody Ann welcomes special guest Jen Hardy to discuss strategies to master your author journey through journaling. Jen shares her journey of thriving over 50 as an author and offers …

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Exploring Publishing vs. Distribution

Exploring Publishing vs. Distribution: Published Doesn’t Mean Your Book is in the Stores

Publishing and distribution are two fundamental pillars in the journey of bringing a book to readers. But they are not the same thing! Understanding the nuances of each is crucial to navigate the complex world of book publishing successfully. We are going to be exploring publishing vs. distribution, and delving into how traditional publishers, self-published …

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Memoirs as Tools for Change

Memoirs as Tools for Change

Discover the transformative power of memoirs to craft impactful narratives, empower survivors, and initiate conversations on sensitive topics. In this episode of Author Nation Interviews, we dive into the profound impact of memoirs as tools for societal change. Our guest, Yvonne Sandomir, shares her journey of turning trauma into triumph through her memoir, “The Invisible …

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Steps to Crowdfunding Success for Authors

Steps to Crowdfunding Success for Authors

Are you an author ready to bring your nonfiction book project to life through crowdfunding? Launching a successful crowdfunding campaign requires careful planning and execution.  Today, we’ll explore the essential steps to achieve crowdfunding success tailored specifically for authors. 1. Create a Budget Develop a detailed budget outlining all expenses associated with your book project. Research …

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Successful Book Crowdfunding Campaign Strategies

The Essential Elements of a Successful Book Crowdfunding Campaign

The Essential Elements of a Successful Book Crowdfunding Campaign Wouldn’t we all want to plan and execute a successful book crowdfunding campaign? But what makes a campaign successful? Early I wrote on mistakes, you can check that out here. Today, we are digging into the elements of a successful crowdfunding campaign for authors. I’ve witnessed …

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Avoiding Book Crowdfunding Mistakes

How to Avoid Book Crowdfunding Mistakes

Embarking on a crowdfunding campaign for your book can be an exciting prospect, full of promise and potential. However, without proper strategies and planning, your campaign might not succeed. One of the most challenging obstacles is a lack of or limited audience engagement. We’ll explore strategies to avoid book crowdfunding mistakes. 1. Insufficient Pre-Launch Preparation …

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