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88: Karen Dimmick - Mind Hacks for Writers

It's All About the Questions

Release Date: 01/19/2017

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Are you a writer? Want to be one? Have a basement full of books you printed but have not sold? Started writing a book and just not finished it? Had an idea but thought, "who am I to write this book?"

If you answered yes to any of the above questions this is the episode for you. My guest is a best selling author who beyond the best seller ranking has actually sold a lot of books. The average book sells less than 500 copies in its lifetime. You will not get rich, or noticed with sales like that.

What is it that separates successful writers from unsuccessful ones? What makes one book sell more than another? How does a first time writer become the next J.K. Rowling or Gretchen Rubin?

Mindset. Willpower. Mind Hacks. Those are what my guest has determined creates lasting success and she shares how mindset, willpower and mind hacks all come together as one.

Karen Dimmick is the author of the bestselling book 47 Mind Hacks for Writers, host of The Book Marketing Summit and co-founder of Bookthority.com, the "author tech & reader engagement" specialists.

She has been helping authors since 2009. She helps them design their brand & reader experience, so the two tie seamlessly together.

Her mission is to break down what works for authors and put it into practical steps to help them build a profitable, engaging business they and their fans love.

Find more from Karen Dimmick at:

Book Marketing Summit

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