Short Fuse Publishing

The Write Nonfiction NOW! Guide to Building Author Platform

You need an author platform to get a literary agent and book deal if you’re writing nonfiction. It’s as simple as that. Even if you’re writing fiction or self-publishing, having an author platform will help you sell more books to an eager audience. In this easy-to-read guide, 10 publishing and platform experts offer:

—What author platform is and why it is so important to agents and publishers
—How to build your platform on websites, with mailing lists, on social media, with public speaking, using publicity tools, and by making the most of your writing
—Media kit instructions and PR tips
—How to know that your platform is big enough
—The 18-point platform checklist
—Tips for reluctant platform builders

Write Nonfiction NOW! Guides are edited by the founder of NaNonFiWriMo (National Nonfiction Writing Month) and include tips from bestselling authors, seasoned writing coaches, and those who have successfully taken the Write Nonfiction in November Challenge. Each guide teaches a unique aspect of becoming a successful nonfiction author. These guides inform and motivate authors, businesspeople, and even non-writers to use their purpose and passion to create desirable and publishable products.

Write Nonfiction NOW! & Achieve More Inspired Results.