What would you need from a traditional publisher to sign a contract with a morality clause in it?
To sign or not to sign? What would it take to convince you to subject yourself to a morality clause in a publishing contract? Bryan is on vacation this week. Jim welcomes his special guest host, Chrishaun Keller-Hanna! This week’s Happy Books Review Winner is Randy Green. Thank you to our featured Patrons – Guild of Tokens: Initiate, Mayhem & Murder, and How to Self-Publish A Children’s Book: Everything You Need To Know To Write, Illustrate, Publish, And Market Your Paperback And Ebook. The Top Tips of the week include why the right keywords are so important, what you can learn from the top authors in your field, and what the pros and cons are of Bookbub’s various advertising opportunities. The 5 News stories that matter most to indies this week include what you should know about pirates, how traditional publishers an AB-using morality clauses, how author Jeffrey Munn used niche marketing to nearly triple his sales, what happened to the Washington Post bestseller list, and how author RE Vance hit his first 5-figure month. Question of the Week: What would you need from a traditional publisher to sign a contract with a morality clause in it?
- How to find your books best keywords
- Dozens of time tested book marketing methods
- How and when to use BookBub’s multiple marketing tools
- What pirates are costing the industry, authors, AND readers
- How morality clauses can cost you a book contract
- You might sell more books if you niche down
- Bestseller lists aren’t forever
- Advice from a new 5-figure author
Guild of Tokens: Initiate by Jon Auerbach
Mayhem & Murder by Ronald Yarosh
How to Self-Publish A Children’s Book: Everything You Need To Know To Write, Illustrate, Publish, And Market Your Paperback And Ebook by Eevi Jones