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IOD-TV Episode #4: Echoing Headwords

Echoing headwords: what they are and what can you do about them.

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IOD-TV Episode #3: Suffocated Empathy

In this episode of The 5-Minute Immersion Lab, I’ll walk through the problem I call “suffocated empathy,” explain how it works, and then give an example of how to nip it in the bud.

63% of your readers don’t finish your book. Here’s why.

This is the second in my current series of articles that examines reader immersion and the importance it plays in the success of a book. In the first article, I explored…

Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours.

Lots of readers seem to be downloading samples of your novel, but few seem to be clicking the “Buy” button. What the hell is going on? Well, over the last…