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About Courtney Kenney

I’m Courtney Kenney, author and book launch consultant. Like you, I’m on the author’s journey. My focus is to improve my craft, learn new marketing techniques, and sell more books as I grow my authorpreneur business. I want to share what I’ve learned to help you become a more productive and prosperous author.

How to Set Up a Goodreads Giveaway For Your Book

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Marketing|

Goodreads giveaways have been free, but will cost you starting in January 2018! Set up your giveaways before the price increase. Setup takes only a few minutes and helps with discoverability of your book. You pay for the cost of the books, as well as the shipping cost. I've created a 5-minute video to show you how easy [...]

Takeaways from the 2017 20 Books Vegas Conference

By | November 26th, 2017|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , |

The indie author community is strong and thriving! Do you have what it takes to make a living with your writing? Find out my takeaways from the 2017 20 Books Vegas Conference. In early November, my husband and I flew to Las Vegas to attend the first annual conference of the 20Booksto50K Facebook group. The first official [...]

How to Manage Comparisonitis

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Writing|

As we journey down the path of becoming successful authorpreneurs, we often get caught up in comparing ourselves to others who seem to be ahead of us. Known as “comparisonitis,” it’s easy to let feelings of inferiority get in the way of moving forward.  I like to imagine an actual little devil on my shoulder whispering [...]

7 Unusual Writing Prompts

By | September 30th, 2017|Categories: Writing|

Scrambling for a writing idea or just looking to shake things up? Try the following unusual writing prompts the next time you need creative inspiration. 1. Reinvent History https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Saschaporsche Can you twist history? If your character lived in ancient Rome, she would have changed the way they______? Or reinvent an old classic. Why is [...]