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3 tips for book/eBook covers to draw more readers. And revealing my new fiction book’s cover!

On today’s Facebook Live video, I accidentally cut it off at the end. So I re-recorded the video, 3 Tips for book/eBook covers to draw more readers. And I revealed the cover of my new fiction book and its title that I’m working on right now!

You can watch the video which I recorded on Zoom and uploaded to YouTube here at the link below:

https://youtu.be/aBAYuWCSAn8

How the idea for the book came about

One day in my business coach Diane Cunningham Ellis’ Inspired Business Academy (IBA) training class, she mentioned the video game Tetris. Believe it or not, I’d never heard of it before or played it. It is a video game created by Russian software engineer Alexey Pajitnov in 1984 for the Electronika 60 computer. 

Tetris game. Image source: Unsplash. Hello I'm Nik.

Tetris game. Image source: Unsplash. Hello I’m Nik.

When Diane explained its concept, I immediately thought, “That is a new book idea!”

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Conquer the 3 P’s mini-training (procrastination, perfectionism, and other pitfalls)

I’m not a procrastinator, but I have family members who are. Drives me crazy! 

However, I do struggle with perfectionism. I call perfectionism “procrastination dressed up in high heels.” Both are usually rooted in fear. Fear of being “good enough” or “perfect enough.” No one is perfect but Jesus!

There’s another “P” word. Pitfalls. What are these? Things like scrolling on social media too much, busyness, laziness, cleaning the house, organizing, errands to run, or anything that serves as a distraction to stop you from doing what God has called and anointed you to do and to be.

There’s nothing wrong or sinful about these things. But they can sabotage your success and mine.

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The key of consistency for success

dog and woman running on beach. Image source: Leon Liu, Unsplash

dog and woman running on beach. Image source: Leon Liu, Unsplash

Do you struggle with consistency in your life and in your business? I do, too. It’s not easy to be consistent, whether you’re trying to work out and/or lose weight, eat healthy and not sugar or carbs, keep showing up on social media, build closer relationships, manage your finances well,  have quiet devotional time daily, or whatever it is that you desire.

It’s important to have consistency in our work and in our character. Consistency makes you and me more reliable and trustworthy—and to achieve what we really want and need.

Aren’t you glad that God is consistent every day? Malachi 3:6, NKJV, says, “For I am the LORD: I do not change; Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob.” God doesn’t change! 

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