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Aug 28, 2012

D.I.Y. Best Seller

Two experts break down the steps to becoming a renowned author.

What was your friend’s reply when you told her your tales of five lovers, three continents, and two aliases? “You should write a book,” most likely.

Cowriters Regina Brooks and Brenda Lane Richardson agree. And their how-to manual, You Should Really Write a Book: How to Write, Sell and Market Your Memoir (St. Martin’s Griffin, $15), is just what you need to take your autobiographical antics from brunch talk to the top of the best-seller list. Using analytics such as the latest social networking trends to proven marketing strategies, Brooks (the founder of Serendipity Literary Agency) and Richardson (an award-winning journalist and author) demonstrate how to think like a publisher and act like a reader.

See you at the book signing.

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