Rochelle Melander

Meet Rochelle Melander, Author, Coach, Teacher, and Pastor

“The only way to lose in the writing life is to quit writing,” says Pastor Rochelle Melander. I initially met this successful author, teacher and pastor through the small world of female Lutheran clergy who also write. Colleagues of mine told me about another female pastor/author I ought to get to know. Though we share in common that we have both served parishes as pastors, I know Rochelle first and foremost as a very successful […]

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Mary Hamilton Bible Camp Series

Sell What You Publish – Part Three

In our third and final installment of marketing tips by Author Mary Hamilton she offers sage advice on making the best use of blogs, discusses when to give books away, and ideas for utilizing paid advertising. I hope you’ve found her insights as helpful as I have. I’d love to hear your most creative ideas for how to sell the books you write. Share your ideas at HowWiseThen.com and I’ll share them with other aspiring, […]

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Pendant by Mary Hamilton

Sell What You Publish – Part Two

Last week my writing friend Mary Hamilton introduced us to the need to do our own marketing if we want to actually sell what we write. This week she reviews some of the pros and cons of various methods she’s tested. I met Hamilton at a Houston area critique group. My first book launch event was one she hosted – in a local coffee shop type restaurant. It worked. I bought a copy of her […]

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Mary Hamilton -author

Publish What You Write – Sell What You Publish – Part One

I learned long ago I’d get further ahead in life if I gave up trying to know everything I need to know and instead focused on knowing the people who already knew what I need to know. Mary Hamilton is one of those people. She writes beautifully. Equally impressive, she manages to sell what she writes in the most gracious, low-key way that has me believing I too can sell what I write. I asked her […]

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Morning, Mindset

Master Your Mindset and Jumpstart your Writing

Rochelle Melander has been coaching and teaching writing for many years. I subscribe to her weekly e-news. This particular edition really caught my attention. You can read more about and by her at her website WriteNowCoach.com.  K.H.  Master Your Mindset and Jumpstart your Writing By Rochelle Melander “Good morning, Eeyore,” said Pooh. “Good morning, Pooh Bear,” said Eeyore gloomily. “If it IS a good morning,” he said. “Which I doubt,” said he. –A. A. Milne, […]

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