3 Things I Learned From My Most Recent Book Signing

3 Things I Learned From My Most Recent Book Signing

Hello, writers!

It’s been a few weeks since the overwhelm of my latest book release, Look Better In Writing: A Quick & Easy Guide to Capitalization (Vol.2). Now that I have a fresh mind to level-headedly reminisce about the pros and cons of my book signing on March 3, 2018, I thought it would be a great time to blog.

But first, let me acknowledge and THANK everyone who showed their support via attendance, purchase, donation, encouraging words, etc. I APPRECIATE YOU ALL. 🖤

Okay, let’s move on to the three things I learned from my most recent book signing and how you can learn from them, too.

1 || Always Be Ready to Explain What Your Book Is About

Sometimes, people may be experiencing your book for the first time. Sometimes, your book’s cover does not fully describe what the book is about. Sometimes, people forget your book’s purpose. This is all okay, but as an author, you must be ready to explain what your book is about at any given moment. That being said, Look Better In Writing: A Quick & Easy Guide to Capitalization (Vol.2) is about the most common rules for writing or printing in capital letters. [The first volume of the Look Better In Writing (LBIW) book series is about punctuation marks.] Both books are written to help people strengthen their written communication skills and gain confidence in their writing.

Like Vol.1, this book is condensed into a quick & easy guide. Meaning, I don't define every single capitalization rule in the history of English, because who has the time to read all of that?! Each book chapter represents a common capitalization mistake that I see on/in social media, professional emails, text messages, and anywhere else there’s writing. If you’ve ever gotten confused about capitalizing days of the week, seasons, and proper nouns, then Look Better In Writing: A Quick & Easy Guide to Capitalization (Vol.2) is for you!

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Celebrating the Bookiversary of My First Grammar Book

First of all, Happy Thanksgiving!

Second of all, it's almost the bookiversary (book + anniversary) of my first grammar book, Look Better In Writing: A Quick & Easy Guide to Punctuation Marks (LBIW).

This time last year, I was writing and adding the finishing touches to the LBIW book. I released it on Black Friday in 2016. So, tomorrow, I'll be celebrating my bookiversary. In the past 364 days, my LBIW book has made its way to seven different college and university libraries. WOW!

In any case, I wanted to celebrate tomorrow by offering my LBIW book for $3.00. Say hello to Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

Happy Gobble Gobble!

Nailah

The "Look Better In Writing" Instagram Book Review

Shoutout to my family and friends who've supported my new e-book, Look Better In Writing: A Quick & Easy Guide to Punctuation Marks. I appreciate you guys (and gals) more than you know.

Also, a special shoutout to Shenequa from instagram. your book review made me smile!

To download YOUR COPY of my new e-book, click the button below.

Why you need my new "Look Better In Writing" eBook

Why you need my new "Look Better In Writing" eBook

It's here, it's here!

Happy Black Friday, y'all!

For those who were bold enough to go out shopping today, I hope you had a safe journey. For those who stayed in, I hope you guys had a chance to check out my new eBook, Look Better In Writing: A Quick & Easy Guide to Punctuation Marks. If not, it's okay...you can download it now. :)

I'm so excited because this is the first book that I've written in direct alignment with my brand.

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Happy Writing!

Nailah

Why November is A Great Writing Month! #NaNoWriMo

Why November is A Great Writing Month! #NaNoWriMo

"IT'S THE FIRST OF THE MONTH (Wake up, wake up, wake up)!"

Seriously, though. Today is a special day. Why? Because it's November 1st--which means it's "National Authors Day." It's also the first day of "National Novel Writing Month" a.k.a. #NaNoWriMo. So, all of my aspiring authors, bloggers, copywriters, and poets out there, this is our month! 

Because it's National Novel Writing Month, it's safe to announce that I am releasing my NEW eBook on November 25th (Black Friday). It will be here just in time for the holidays!  

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6 Instagram Accounts Every Writer Should Follow

6 Instagram Accounts Every Writer Should Follow

Instagram, for me, is one of those social media platforms where I don't want to read, but I want to be captivated by visual masterpieces. That was a bit dramatic, but you get my point. I like to see pictures on Instagram. Even if the pictures have a few words, I feel like I'm not reading when the picture is surrounded by color or some other graphic distraction.

Storytelling is my favorite aspect of writing because I like telling stories. I like providing content for my readers to educate or entertain. I believe words have power. Interestingly enough, a picture is worth 1000 words, so I do respect the photography culture. 

I'm intrigued when people share their stories in creative ways. That's why I enjoy Instagram; it's a home for visual storytellers. That being said, I use every social media account for business and since I am in the "writing" business, I follow Instagram accounts that help me #LookBetterInWriting. (Sorry, I had to.)

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