Patrika Vaughn – The Right Mentor for Your Book?

On June 1st, 2011 Irene Watson and Tyler R. Tichelaar interviewed writer, publisher, and marketing guru Patrika Vaughn on how to choose the right mentor. Patrika Vaughn has 25 years of experience include every aspect of writing, publishing, and marketing. She is a columnist with articles published in more than 100 national journals and magazines. She spoke with us today on these key points: 

  • Know your audience and what potential mentors know about that audience
  • Interview them:  find one who is ‘on your wavelength’
  • Know what type of help you need
  • Be able to take criticism
  • Don’t choose a dictator!

Patrika Vaughn

Patrika Vaughn

Patrika Vaughn’s books have appeared in print, audio books, and eBook formats. As a ghostwriter she has written books of both fact and fiction for industrialists, psychiatrists and psychotherapists, world travelers and international executives. As a Literary Agent, Patrika has placed writers with Prentice-Hall, McGraw Hill Publications, Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, and other top tier publishers.  She is currently publisher and  President of Acappela Publishing

Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish and Market Your Book

Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish and Market Your Book

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