DiscoverThe Book Marketing Action Podcast#70: Barb Roose’s Author Journey
#70: Barb Roose’s Author Journey

#70: Barb Roose’s Author Journey

Update: 2021-09-28


Today's episode is part of an ongoing series called “Author Journeys.” This series focuses on interviews Becky conducted for her upcoming book, Reach: Creating the Biggest Possible Audience for Your Message, Book, or Cause (April 2022). In this episode, we are joined by  Barb Roose — Speaker, Author, and Literary Agent. During this episode, Barb shares:

  • Her advice for submitting the first draft of a manuscript and how to handle the editing process.
  • The magic number of 10,000 book sales in the first year and why it is often the goal for authors.
  • Which of her books has sold the most copies, and if her devotional, Surrendered, might be on track to surpass it. 
  • The difficulties that people from marginalized communities face in creating traction for their books, messages, or causes. 
  • The four specific dials for BIPOC and other diverse writers, and what each one means.
  • Her advice for how to increase the visibility of diverse voices without causing the person to feel that they’re only being invited in order to create more diversity.
  • What helped her turn up the dial on her credibility and visibility, as well as what she sees other people struggling to overcome.
  • Her thoughts about how members of the majority can help elevate and amplify people with marginalized voices.

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#70: Barb Roose’s Author Journey

#70: Barb Roose’s Author Journey

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