In this interview with bestselling author Chuck Wendig, he gets really honest about how he navigated his career as a writer from early jobs to hitting the bestseller list. We dig into details of the four novels he wrote which were never published; how he changed from taking 4 years to write a book, to 30 days for the one that followed; the real value of social media for writers; and the reality of what it is like to have your book optioned for a deal in Hollywood.
Today I want to share the specific steps I took to help a first-time author establish her platform and release her book. The topline results of our work together so far: her book hit #1 New Release in the Divorce category on Amazon; She now manages a thriving private community of 1,350+ people; She has 2,500+ people who like her Facebook Page, with lots of engagement. The author is Whitney Boole, and her new book is You Got This: Healing Through Divorce.