ASP 54: Steve Answers YOUR Self-Publishing Questions [Part 2]

Want your self-publishing questions answered? Go to and join the official Facebook group for Authority Self-Publishing. Is there any reason to do a free promotional period on KDP Select anymore? It seems like it is no longer an effective promotional strategy. Yes – For new authors and bloggers who do not have an audience …

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ASP 53: Hal Elrod on Turning Your Book into a Massive Community

“When you live your life in alignment with a purpose that is centered on selflessly adding value for others, opportunities become abundant and your life becomes fulfilled.” – Hal Elrod “Hal Elrod died at age 20. After being hit head-on by a drunk driver at 70 mph, he died for 6 minutes, broke 11 bones, …

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ASP 52: Mastering Masterminding for Your Author Business

Quote of the Day: “While some diversity is healthy, there must be a unity of purpose and mission. All of the members of the mastermind group are focused on the same main goals.” – Jonathan Milligan What is a mastermind group exactly? A mastermind group is a group of people you meet on a regular …

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The Oxford Comma: Is It Pretentious Or Practical?

What the heck is the “Oxford comma?” you might ask.

Very good question. I’ve known what it is for a long time — I just didn’t know it had that very upper-crust name attached to it.

You’ve probably used it, or seen it, or debated about using it yourself. I just used it in the previous sentence.

Can you guess what it is?

The Oxford comma (also known as the serial comma or the Harvard comma) is the comma that appears after the final item in a list of three or more items before the word “and” or “or.”

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ASP 51: Steve Answers YOUR Self-Publishing Questions [Part 1]

Steve answers questions from the member of the Authority Self-Publishing Facebook group.  If you also want your self-publishing questions answered, join the group if you haven’t already. Once your book is written in word and has been edited, you have your title and cover design, what is your next step? Go over to to …

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