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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.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

By | August 13th, 2017|Categories: Entrepreneurship|

What makes some entrepreneurs stand out from the crowd? Is it the quality of their ideas, brand, great marketing, or something else? I attended the 2017 Mindshare Summit—a gathering of top health and wellness entrepreneurs hosted by New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin. The summit brings together entrepreneurs to learn, share, and collaborate. Virgin’s mantra [...]

10 Surprising Misperceptions about Writers

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

How do people react when you tell them you’re a writer? Do they seem surprised and ask a lot of questions? Or do they shrug it off? Many people are not aware of what being a writer entails, much less being an independent (indie) author. Some might think you’re playing around, that this is a hobby [...]

5 Writing Ideas Inspired by Game of Thrones

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

Watching the Game of Thrones television series or reading the books by George R.R. Martin is an experience. With its highs and lows, no wonder so many newcomers have fallen in love with the fantasy world of dragons, knights, and kick-ass warrior queens. Martin has transported us into a world filled with interesting (and numerous) characters, [...]

The Surprising Truth About Prosperous Authors

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Self-Publishing|

One of the biggest misconceptions I hear about becoming an author is that you must struggle, that there’s no money in writing. The surprising truth is that there are plenty of prosperous authors who are killing it right now, selling tons of books, and doing what they love. When my parents heard that I wanted to [...]