We’re back this week to feature another contributor in the Will the R.E.A.L. Authorpreneur Please Stand Up? compilation. We will be talking to Tom Blubaugh, who has over forty years of writing nonfiction and public speaking experience. Tom published his first novel, Night of the Cossack, at the age of 69.
Podcast Show Notes
- Tom explains what led him to write his first novel, a historical fiction, after forty years of writing nonfiction
- Are there any differences when it comes to marketing fiction and nonfiction? Tom responds.
- Tom tells us why he prefers Google+ and LinkedIn
- Find out two tips that all authors should do while preparing their book marketing plan.
- Visit Tom Blubaugh online at http://tomblubaugh.net
- Connect with Tom on LinkedIn – http://www.linkedin.com/in/tomblubaugh
- Follow Tom on Twitter @tomblubaugh
- For more information about the compilation, visit http://www.therealauthorpreneur.com
About the Guest
Tom Blubaugh was raised in a small town in southeast Kansas. He began writing poetry at age fourteen, but has written nonfiction most of his adult life. He self-published his first book, Behind the Scenes of the Bus Ministry, in 1974, and wrote articles for denominational and business magazines from 1975 through 1995. He co-wrote The Great Adventure for Barbour Publishing Co. in 2009. Bound by Faith Publishers published his first novel, Night of the Cossack, in April, 2011 at age of 69. Tom has been a public speaker for over forty years, and is currently a Literary Strategist working one-on-one with authors and writers in all aspects of the publishing arena, social media, brand building, and book marketing. Tom has been a self-employed entrepreneur since 1973, and is married to Barbara; they have six children and fourteen grandchildren.
About the Book
Fifteen authorpreneurs that have successfully mastered the art of Authorpreneurship are featured in Sharon C. Jenkins’ latest release, Will the R.E.A.L. Authorpreneur Please Stand Up?. This compilation launches in July 2015, featuring such successful authorpreneurs as Rochelle Carter, Nina Amir, Joel Friedlander, Tyora Moody, Brian Smith, Matilda Butler and W. Terry Whalin.
The term “authorpreneur” is a fairly new term in the literary industry. It combines the words “author” and “entrepreneur” to define the 21st Century author. Jenkins is the first to go a step beyond to help us define R.E.A.L. authorpreneurs as being Relevant, Entrepreneurial, Action-oriented, and Literary focused.
Order your copy now, get into your favorite reading chair and cuddle up with a book that promises to be empowering, educating and entertaining.