Entries by Kelly Notaras

How Writing Blogs Can Sell Your Book

If you’re a first-time author, you may be surprised to learn that writing the book is only 20% of the work. The other 80% comes from selling it! Even if you’re published by a traditional company, these days the selling of actual copies of your actual book is actually…up to you. If you’re watching a […]

Three Types of Memoir that Sell

“Do you think my memoir can get published?” A client recently posed this question at the top of the hour we had scheduled for a book consultation. If I’m honest, it’s a question I sort of dread. It asks for a black-or-white answer to a question that’s decidedly gray. When this kind of question lands on […]

Quick Quiz: Bad Timing…or Resistance in Disguise?

If you’re anything like, um, I don’t know, every writer I’ve ever met, then there will be times in your writing journey when you’ll wonder how, how, how you’ll ever get that book finished. Or even started. Sound familiar? Regardless the flavor of your particular writing crazy, the excuses reasons most writers have for not […]

On Books and Building Your Dreams

In this interview with Lora Cheadle–who happens to be a past client of kn literary arts–Kelly talks about how she went from being a New York book editor to living in the mountains and running her own company. This inspiring interview is all about books, following your dreams, and how the two have intersected in […]