Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The 10 Real Secrets of Nonfiction Publicity

by Richard Campbell

You’ve written a nonfiction book. It’s up for sale on Amazon and hopefully in bookstores everywhere. Now you wonder what to do with it. Maybe it will sell millions of copies on its own merit. Or thousands. Not likely. Hundreds? Maybe. Your book deserves better.

Just look at the dozens of book marketing titles, each with its own angle. Social Media is the answer. Being famous is the answer. Powerful content is all that counts. Answers, answers, and more answers. None of them tell the whole truth.

Here are ten real secrets of nonfiction publicity that many people ignore. They are essential ingredients towards creating a real bestselling nonfiction title.

One of the most formidable ways to attract attention is by creating a marketing hook.

This is a short phrase that entices the reader onward. Rob Eagar is author of Sell Your Book Like Wildfire, considered THE bible of book marketing. Rob tells his clients: “Use the ‘What if I told you…?’ question to create an effective hook. For example, I always get an author’s attention when I say, ‘What if I told you never tell people what your book is about?’ They give me a quizzical look, because I grabbed their attention. Then, I say, ‘Never tell people what your book is about. Tell people what’s in it for them.’ Now, I know I have their attention.”

Credibility comes mainly from traditional publishing.

Think of this when planning to self-publish. Having a book published by a recognized company will give you greater access to the Barnes & Nobles of the world. It will make speaking engagements easier to book. The influencers of the world will be more inclined to hire your expertise. Yes, you can potentially earn more money by going on your own, but to do this you must have an entrepreneurial mindset. You need to be a marketing whiz.

Make connections daily.

Contact potential clients. Ask friends to introduce you to people they know. Jack Canfield, co-creator of the Chicken Soup series, has what he calls the Rule of Five. Every day, religiously, you need to connect with at least five influencers. Be relentless with this. It will pay off in the end with you creating your own luck.

You need to create an email list.

Having a website is not enough. Without that contact information, nothing else will work. In fact, many publishers and agents will not take you on as a client unless you have a strong, targeted email list. For example, if your book is about the pros and cons of retirement, you will need to target people in the 55+ range. Having several thousand targeted ‘contacts’ of a particular demographic profile suggests that many will buy your book when it is released. Without them, your website will not have the power to draw business. Create a strong email list before spending your time on social media advertising. Once you have set the email list process in motion, ramp it up and attract more readers by creating free website content. Examples include short newsletters, special reports, white papers, podcasts, and teleseminars. Then offer low to moderately priced content before offering an expensive product such as a major e-course. Remember to always under-promise and over-deliver.

Social media can play an active part in building your list.

An entire industry exists to help sell your products in this manner. But always remember that users of sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Pinterest are not necessarily there to ‘buy.’ It’s their social time. They don’t like to be sold to. Building their trust is most important and that takes time and effort. Many authors spend too much of their time and energy juggling content between platforms. They end up feeding a beast that chews up words and time relentlessly.

Amazon features a remarkable site called Author Central.

This is your opportunity as both a traditionally published and self-published writer to create a personal Author Page. You can post your biography, photo, blogs, and links to your website. Best of all, your book is featured for easy purchase. Why is this site so important? It helps promote your book and makes you easier to find. Plus it’s free.

Speaking engagements sell books.

This is where many authors must step outside their comfort zone. Join Toastmasters. Start off with local clubs and groups. Do it for free until you learn the basics of public engagement. Speaking gigs can lead to referrals—and at one point you can begin charging. An added bonus is that you can also make money through back-of-room sales of your book.

Hiring a publicist isn’t always the wisest investment.

It can be extremely expensive and the ROI is often difficult to determine. Yes, it may generate some initial media interest but that soon dies down. The energy leaves the building. Before hiring outside help, always ask: What books similar to mine have you promoted in the past? Being your own publicist can be your best investment in time.

Come from a place of giving.

In one way we live in a kinder, gentler world. Free access to the internet has led to an expectation of sharing. Don’t horde your knowledge. Give away as much as you can. Be generous. It will always come back to you. The same can be applied to media interviews. Producers don’t want to sell your book. They are looking for something that will interest their audience. It’s all about ratings. So give them what they need.

Ultimately, you will need to reframe your idea of book promotion.

In his book, “Your First 1,000 Copies,” Tim Grahl redefines marketing as: “The act of building long-lasting connections with people.” The world is growing less tolerant of self-serving hustle selling. You are not marketing your book to make a fortune. That’s the unlikely reality. You are selling it because you are passionate about what it can bring to readers. Believe in what you wrote. Own it. Live it. Sales will follow.

Bonus: Forget trying to make your book a Number 1 Amazon bestseller.

It’s an artificial measurement that respected publishers and literary agents don’t always take seriously. For example, Amazon has a “Pets” category. There’s a sub-section on Pets and Animal Care. That’s where you might easily have an Amazon Best-seller, even if for just a few hours. Invest your time wisely.

Richard Campbell runs his own life-story writing business in Ontario, Canada. As co-author of Writing Your Legacy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Your Life Story, published by Writer’s Digest, he teaches these concepts to students around North America. He also offers enrichment classes on life-story writing with a major cruise line on their transatlantic crossings. Richard can be reached through his website, www.guidedlifestories.com.

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IELTS Speaking test in India – February 2018

Our friend R took the IELTS Speaking test in India and was asked the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in India


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– What kind of job did you want when you were a child?
– Where do you like to go with your friends?
– What activities do you do together?
– Do your friends also like these places and activities?
– Do you prefer typing on a computer or writing by hand?
– What would you do more in the future, type or write by hand?

Cue Card

Talk about your favourite season. Please say

– What season is this?
– Describe the season.
– Why is this season your favorite?


– Do your friends also like this season?
– Why is the weather becoming hotter nowadays?
– What are the effects of global warming?
– What does your government do to control pollution?
– Do you prefer a hot or a cold climate?
– Would you like to visit a cold country?
– What are the effects of rising temperatures on flora and fauna?

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Monday, March 5, 2018

2018 April PAD Challenge: Guidelines

Let’s break some lines together for the 2018 April PAD Challenge. This will be the 11th annual April poem-a-day challenge!

In a little less than a month, we’ll start meeting here every day to poem like it’s (Inter)National Poetry Month. Poets from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Germany, India, Japan, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, and several other countries have participated in this challenge over the years.

I’ve run into teachers and students who’ve used the challenge as a way to work poetry into the classroom. I’ve heard from published poets with multiple collections that contain poems inspired by the prompts in these challenges. I’ve heard from poets who wrote their first ever poems during in response to these challenges–and still other poets who’ve claimed the challenge helped rekindle their love of poetry when they thought it was dead. So I know this challenge is equally for the beginning and established poets, because it’s a springboard–a way to get started.

What is the April PAD Challenge?

PAD stands for Poem-A-Day, so this is a challenge in which poets write a poem each day of April. Usually, I’ll post a prompt in the morning (Atlanta, Georgia, time), and poets will write a poem in response.

Some poets share those poems on the blog in the comments; others keep their words to themselves. I don’t require comments on the blog to participate, but it does make it more fun when poets are firing away on the blog. Plus, I’ll try my best to recognize my favorite poems of the month this year by using comments on the blog.


Re-create Your Poetry!

Revision doesn’t have to be a chore–something that should be done after the excitement of composing the first draft. Rather, it’s an extension of the creation process!

In the 48-minute tutorial video Re-creating Poetry: How to Revise Poems, poets will be inspired with several ways to re-create their poems with the help of seven revision filters that they can turn to again and again.

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Who can participate?

Anyone who wants to write poetry–whether you’ve been writing all your life or just want to give it a shot now, whether you write free verse or traditional forms, whether you have a certain style or have no clue what you’re doing. The main thing is to poem (and yes, I use poem as a verb).

I should also note that I’m pretty open to content shared on the blog, but I do expect everyone who plays along in the comments to play nice. There have been moments in the past in which I’ve had to remove or warn folks who got a little carried away. My main goal is to make the challenge fun for all.

(That said, please send me an e-mail if you ever feel like someone is crossing the line. I don’t want to act as a censor–so don’t use me in that way–but I do want to make sure people aren’t being bullied or attacked in the comments.)

Where do I share my poems?

If you want to share your poems throughout the month, the best way is to paste your poem in the comments on the post that corresponds with that day’s prompt. For instance, post your poem for the Day 1 prompt on the Day 1 post in the comments.

You’ll find folks are pretty supportive on the Poetic Asides site. And if they’re not, I expect to be notified via e-mail.

If you are new to WritersDigest.com, you’ll be asked to register (it’s free) on the site to make comments. Plus, your comments will likely not immediately show, because I’ll have to approve them. This is just for folks completely new to the site. I believe after I approve your comments once, you’re good to go for future comments.


Workshop your poetry!

In the Advanced Poetry Writing workshop, poets will write and receive feedback on 6 poems during the 6-week course. Receive feedback from the instructor, receive revision techniques, and more.

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Here are some more April PAD Challenge guidelines:

  • Poeming begins April 1 and runs through May 1 (to account for time differences in other parts of the world–and yes, poets all over the world participate).
  • The main purpose of the challenge is to write poems, but I also will attempt to highlight my favorite poems of the month from poets who post their poems to each day’s blog posts. Some years this works out better than others.
  • Poem as you wish, but I will delete poems and comments that I feel are hateful. Also, if anyone abuses this rule repeatedly, I will have them banned from the site. So please “make good choices,” as I tell my children.

Other rules, questions, concerns, etc?

If you need any other questions answered, put them in the comments below, and I’ll revise this post as needed.

Other than that, I can’t wait to start poeming in April!


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For a taste of what April might bring, here are a few prompts from last year:

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Do You Really Need Life Rights?

Doug Richardson, writer of Die Hard 2, Bad Boys and Hostage, shares advice on whether you need to get the life rights before you start that screenplay.

Doug Richardson, writer of Die Hard 2, Bad Boys and Hostage, shares advice on whether you need to get the life rights before you start that screenplay.

As advice goes, mine is pretty much like most everybody else who’s had a lucrative career in the writing game. What pearls I share are gleaned from my own experiences, observances, and wisdom gained from failure as much as success.

And some failures are way more instructive than others.

The following advice may sound so simple and obvious you might want to quit this post, skip through it, or just hang in for the amusement of the unbelievable anecdote of such extraordinary failure despite my fist pounding warnings. That said, let’s get on with it.

At a recent writer’s conference I had a good friend-slash-fellow instructor regale me with her own retelling of the true-life story told her that very day by a conference student. It was an amazing tale, the stuff of New York Times bestsellers. Not that I had any notion of penning it myself, the novelist in me was salivating at the chance of writing it as well as my screenwriter self was already casting the film adaptation in my head.

“Wow,” I said to my friend, pouring her a second shot of tequila.

“Don’t you know it,” she confirmed.

“You told her to lock up the life rights, yes?”

Balls of Steel: Pursuit of the Project

She surely had, also passing along her own experiences acquiring the rights to Pulitzer Prize-winning book she’d eventually adapted for the big and small screen. The following day, that very same student had signed up for a one-on-one sit down with me to discuss how she should approach writing that true-life tale. Screenplay first? Then a non-fiction book? The reverse? My first inclination was to ask her this simple question.

“Have you locked up the life rights?” I pressed.

“Well, I have their permission,” she replied.

And she did. Theirs was a friendly relationship. Next door neighbors, in fact. The life rights holder and the would-be writer with only a friendly fence to separate them.

“Believe me,” I kindly implored. “Invest in an attorney. The kind of lawyer who understands the ins and outs of acquiring and maintaining another’s life rights and adapting them into a publications, movies, etcetera.”

I told her to get it on paper. Signatures. Dates. Conditions. Terms. The whole nine yards written down and agreed upon from publication, monetary percentages, scaled out through potential publishers or movie deals. Until that chore is complete, the rest is hot air, not to mention a potential litigation disaster.

I was serious as a heart attack, having myself been hung out to dry on projects where I thought I had the rights locked down – only to later discover I didn’t. Yes. Projects. As in more than once, I’ve erred. And I had both lawyers and agents on my side and the rights still slipped through my fingers like ashes.

But this isn’t about me. It’s about her. And you. The rights holders and those hoping to attain certain rights. I know, I know. I sound like I’m lawyer pimping. Believe me, I’m not. And like you, when I’m wanting to write a particular book or movie on speculation, I sure as hell don’t want to slow my roll with expensive attorneys who bill by the hour.

But like I said. This teaching moment comes from my own failures as well countless others.

Or like this guy named Phil.

Developing Diverse Stories Featuring Disabled Characters

Okay. That’s not his real name. And he should be happy I’m keeping him anonymous. He was a blog fan who’d tracked me down, offered to buy me a few friendly beers at my local cantina in exchange for some advice of sorts. FYI, I’ve stopped doing this so please don’t show up on my doorstep hoping that if you buy me a couple foamies or cups of gourmet coffee, I’m going to lend you my knowledge.

Back to that guy named Phil. He was so excited to tell me about his pet film project based on a character made famous by a recently deceased author.

“Of course, you’ve contacted the (author’s) estate?” I asked.

“Do you think I should?” he asked.

“I know for a fact you should,” I said. “You’re playing with their I.P.” The I of it meaning Intellectual and the P of it being Property.

“I was hoping to finish the screenplay first and then show it to them,” he defended. “That way they can see what a great job I did.”

“You’re playing with fire,” I advised. “In fact, don’t be surprised when their attorney sends you a cease and desist letter for trying to exploit their property.”

“You think they’d do that?”

“It’s the (author’s) estate. It’s the estate’s job to jealously defend their property rights.”

“I think I’ll be okay,” he said. “I really love this thing. It’s my biggest passion project.”

“If it involves (the famous character), your passion project doesn’t belong to you.”

“It’d be such a great movie if I could only –“

“– If it’s a movie,” I interrupted, “then you’re also crossing the movie studio. I’d have to expect they might still own the movie rights to (the character) considering they’ve already made two movies featuring (that character). You think jealous estate lawyers are killers? Tangle with a mega studio and see if they don’t squish you like a bug.”

I went on to implore poor Phil to abandon his passion project for something else he had such big feels for. Surely, if you’re a writer worth a damn, you have more than one passion project. At least that’s what I argued, to no avail. Phil continued to claim that because he loved his movie that his sheer will and affection would push him over Himalayan-sized obstacles I’d just identified. How could this man be so dense?

Then it hit me. From somewhere in my spongy sub cortex, I retrieved a factoid that would surely save poor Phil from his inevitable creative doom. After all, he was buying the beer. I couldn’t let him leave like a lamb to slaughter.

“You know,” I recalled. “I think in the past few months or so, I read a blurb about some cable network mounting a TV show based on (the character).”

“Really?” he replied. He’d heard nothing of it, let alone the notion of performing a simple Google search. “Do you think that’s a problem for me? That’s a TV show. I’m talking about a movie.”

“Based on the same character? I think they’d have a big problem with some nobody thinking they’re going to make a movie based on the TV show they’re trying to mount.”

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He questioned my memory. Whether my facts were correct. So instead utilizing an internet search, I simply texted my agent with the query. Seconds later, she returned with the name of the show, the network, and news that a full season of episodes had just been ordered.

“There,” I showed him. “Irrefutable evidence that there is a network owned by a very big parent corporation who not only owns or has exclusively secured the rights to (the character) but has also made a significant capitol investment in exploiting those rights. If they get a whiff that some putz is running around with a screenplay based on (their character), attempting to get financing for a movie, they are going to personally enjoy greasing the pole that slides you into a vat of boiling oil.”

“Wow?” he said. “You really think?”

This is where I pounded my fists into the table.

“I don’t think,” I said. “I know!”

I ended up paying the check. I told him he was going to need his money to defend himself from his own foolishness.

It was just last week that I was in the same cantina at the very same patio table. Only this time I was seated across from that writer’s conference student who’d been keen on acquiring the amazing life rights from her neighbor. She informed me that because of my strong suggestion, she’d engaged a life rights attorney. From there paperwork was spawned, negotiated, redrafted, and signatures properly applied. She was well into her screenplay, free to chase and create her vision without the self-inflicted encumbrances.

We toasted to her wise work.

Moral. Don’t be like Phil. Or me even. Be like her. Get those life rights on paper.

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IELTS test in Auckland, New Zealand – February 2018 (Academic Module)

Our friend C took the IELTS test in Auckland, New Zealand, and remembered the Writing and Speaking questions as follows:

Writing testIELTS test in New Zealand

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given four pie charts in total showing two different services provided by a university and a comparison between the number of full-time and part-time students using both services.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

The old tradition of a family having a meal together is disappearing. Why do you think is this happening? How does it affect individuals and the community?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Where do you live now?
– Can you describe your neighbourhood?
– Do you like the place where you live?
– Why or why not?

Cue Card

Describe a situation from your life where you had to be polite to someone. Please say

– When and where did it happen?
– How did you manage to be polite?
– How did you feel about it later?


– Do you think it is important to be polite all the time and to everyone?
– Do you think people are being polite these days only for personal gain?
– Do you think the elderly should teach young people to be polite? Why?
– Is it important to be polite to strangers, in your opinion? Why?
– Would you still be polite to a person who is not polite to you?

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Writing Exercise: 3 Reasons to Write Imitations of Your Favorite Authors

Many artists have encountered the advice to “imitate the masters.” Aspiring composers generally study, practice and perform pieces by others before attempting to write their own concertos, for example, and visual artists often attempt to recreate museum pieces in their own sketchbooks. This practice of imitation makes a great writing exercise for strengthening your technical skills.

But the way to apply this advice to writing can be unclear. For writers, imitation may be a general idea that they keep in mind while reading or working (“Got to keep my sentences direct, like Hemingway”) or, perhaps, a plan to write certain types of novels based on what’s having success on the market.

Yet, just as with other types of art, practicing imitations directly can be a useful endeavor for writers looking to step up their game.

Here’s how imitation works as a writing exercise:

Once you’ve finished reading a book, a story, a poem, or any other type of written work, write just a few paragraphs or pages in the same style. You can imitate by writing a “missing” piece—whether that be a scene that occurred offstage, a rewrite from a different character’s perspective, or an event that could have fit plausibly within the world of the story—or you can write an imitation that takes place within a separate story. The point, whether using your own characters and settings or not, is to notice the qualities that make that piece of writing unique and emulate them.

Some notable writers—including Hunter S. Thompson, Jack London, and Benjamin Franklin—practiced by literally copying writing that they admired in longhand. Personally, I find more use in imitating than copying, as the former requires you to be a bit more active in the process, but both are useful. (It’s like the equivalent of running on a track or a path versus running on the treadmill: Both will help you get in shape, but one removes some of the mental work of pushing yourself to keep moving.)

Three reasons why you should consider writing imitations.

1. You will learn to read like a writer.

It is virtually impossible not to read like a writer when writing imitations. Even if your initial reading was more about enjoying the text than paying attention to the way it works, preparing for the imitation will force you to go back and think: What makes the voice in this story unique? How does this writer use punctuation? How does the writer establish mood and tone, and what is the pace? What are the effects of the writer’s choices? What could be a plausible addition to this storyworld? How would this character function in a different setting?

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2. You will stretch your skills and improve your technique.

Athletes cross-train by practicing multiple sports or exercises to help them improve in their main sport. They may practice movements that aren’t directly replicated in their own sport, but those movements stretch their capabilities and help their athletic performance where it counts.

By crafting imitations of many styles and genres of writing, you may practice skills that feel tangential. (“Why imitate an introspective family drama when you only want to write fast-paced thrillers?” you wonder) But the more skills you add to your wheelhouse, the more you will become a strong, well-rounded writer—and those skills will influence your writing when you do need them.

Alternately, maybe you only want to imitate stories within your genre, and you can still stretch your skills even while you limit your scope. Look for writing that’s strong in areas where you’re weak. Having trouble creating dialogue? You may want to take the characters from a writer whose dialogue you admire and try placing them in your story’s setting. Trying to develop a certain mood through description? Find a successful example of that mood and practice describing something or someone else that fits into the same storyworld.

3. You may find your own writing voice.

Paradoxically, imitating the styles of other writers can help you find your own niche. If you love reading many different styles and genres of writing, you may not know what—or how—you want to write. You may even assume that you should be writing in the style or genre you most like to read. That could be the case, but it isn’t necessarily true for everyone.

As you’re writing imitations in different styles, pay attention to the ones that come most naturally to you and that you truly enjoy writing. What about that style works for you? If you want to write in a different genre, what type of reading experience would result from the combination of that style and your genre?

In addition, as you’re focusing on the styles and sentence structures of other writers, you’ll become more aware of what you like and dislike—and more prepared to make active stylistic choices in your own writing voice.

Of course, there’s an additional challenge for writers creating imitations: Avoiding plagiarism. Just remember that these imitations are exercises, and they should be for your own, personal use. And if you do stumble into an idea on which you want to keep working, make sure to use the imitation as a jumping off point for something unique to you.

Over the next several weeks, keep an eye out for sample imitations and explanations of how they mimic perspective, pacing, mood, and more.

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IELTS test in Sri Lanka – February 2018 (Academic Module)

An IELTS test taker from Sri Lanka (thanks, C!) remembered the following topics and questions from his recent exam:

Listening testIELTS test in Sri Lanka

Section 1. About land line phone services.
Section 2. About a cement production factory.
Section 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. About an earthquake in Tasmania.
Passage 2. About Tasmania wild life.
Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given two maps showing the same place before a historical discovery in 2004 and after that discovery in 2014. We had to compare and describe both maps.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In some countries people think women should have equality with men, in particular equal rights to work as police officers or serve in the Army. Others think women are not suitable for such jobs. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Do you need more training related to your work?
– Do you use a computer?
– Do you use the Internet? Why?
– Do you think the computer use will change in the future?
– Why do you think so?
– How do you usually travel to your office?
– What are you doing while your commute?
– What transport do you use mostly, public or your own car?

Cue Card

Talk about a rule at school that you liked or disliked. Please say

– What was it?
– Why did they have it?
– What was the result if someone broke the rule?


– Do you think this rule is still there?
– Do you think schools should have more or less rules?
– Why is that?
– Do you think schools should ask student’s opinion before creating rules?
– Why is it useful in your opinion?
– Should office working hours be fixed or flexible? Why?
– Should companies allow to work overtime? Why?

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