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Writer Get Noticed! A Strengths-Based Approach to Creating a Standout Author Platform
Have you been writing for years, but feel like no one notices? Have you published your stories, only to gain a handful of readers? Do your marketing efforts feel like shouting into a void?
Veteran writer and motivational coach Colleen M. Story helps you break the spell of invisibility to reveal the author ...more
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As a fan of Colleen M. Story, I decided to read a complimentary copy of her newest book for some help. Who knew that I could use my strengt ...more
WRITER GET NOTICED! is the type of book one must read with a pen and paper in hand. There are exercises and thought experim ...more
I am still a believer in have a strong online author platform with a website and social media bu ...more
“Writer Get Noticed!” by Colleen M. Story is a holistic guide for all type of writers. I don’t mean just the ones who are trying to make a living successfully as an author. I think that this book will also serve those who write because they have a message to share. For these folks, success is measured by sharing their message, which could just be one book, articles, a blog…etc.
Although the information of this book is geared to build the autho ...more
Writer Get Noticed! is a superb resource for anyone struggling to establish their own author theme and platform in an increasingly crowded marketplace. I was very impressed with this book and found lots of the exercises and ideas were as helpful to me as a blogger because Story focuses on our motivations to write and how we can better develop our author platforms through a greater understanding of our individual motivations. The book doesn't ...more
I did read the entire book before doing the exercises, and felt I'd gotten a lot of insight from reading alone. How ...more
I will do a full review very soon.
Full review 28/5/19
This is an intense book that helps you discover a lot about yourself as a writer and makes you think about your goals. Armed with this knowledge you can focus on your author platform and work towards your strengths. Th ...more
Not only is Colleen M. Story well versed in her topic, she has such an engaging way to share her well researched findings, that you are motivated and encouraged to work harder a ...more
In Writer Get Noticed! Colleen helps you to be the best writer according to the ...more
This very readable book is like having a conversation with Colleen as she guides the reader through various effective journaling exercises to help writers understand their motivations, identify and ...more
The author shares from her own journey and that of other authors and also looks at relevant psychological studies that come through in the exercises.
To make it meaningful, you must do the exercises. Do them with paper and pencil in hand and watch your confidence and self-belief growing.
Colleen’s style is easy and personal and yo ...more
There were too many great things to list individually, but here are several key benefits this book offers:
*Focuses on your strengths, rather than weaknesses, as a writer (and person)
*Helps you use those strengths to build a platform
*Encourages authenticity and honesty, making it easier to be true to you/your brand
*Uses the "3 Brain Method" to hel ...more
As just one example, I have taken the author's suggestion to leverage some of my blogs into a larger piece of writing (multiple books, actually). Sometimes we get so busy doing what we do - writing - day in a day out, that we lose sight of the b ...more
Her latest novel, "The Beached Ones," is forthcoming from CamCat Books in July 2022. Her previous novel, "Loreena’s Gift," was a Foreword Reviews’ INDIES Book of the Year Awards winner, among others.
Colleen has written three books to help writers succeed. "Your W ...more