Yesterday, I read John Locke's writing book How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months. I don't want to give away his information, but his book has some good advice. Refreshingly new. But basically, I love it when people try something new and it works out well, because I don't do standard well. Some of his advice will work out right great for me; others I need to twist a little for my benefit. But there should be oodles of usefulness from this book.
So, what is the difference between this book and others? Well, it has a lot of business sense in it, some things I slowly started picking up while reading actual books on business. Good to know I was heading in the right direction. Also, some of it made me wonder if John Locke ever took a Dale Carnegie class? Some of his ideas or his approach reminds me a little of the famous book I'm reading by Dale Carnegie, whom I really like.
However, I must add a caveat. It would work better for the self-publisher than the traditional publisher's author. Mostly because I think the marketing approach would be harder for those authors to carry out since other people are involved with their work, agents and publishers (editors). There are a few other things too that make me say that.
Anyway, it made a lot of sense, and now I'm inspired that much more to get something out there. If you haven't, pick it up. If like me and you don't have a Kindle, you can pick it up at Smashwords for an epub format. I did that so I could read it on my nook.
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