Entrepreneurs and business visionaries have incredible ideas for potentially best-selling books. But a common reason those insights don’t make it to the bookstore shelves and online platforms is industry knowledge about how to get from the thought process, to writing your book, to writing a book proposal, and finally to secure a publishing deal…. Read more
There’s something about writing a book outline that doesn’t appeal to many authors or would-be authors, but why?
Having a polished finished product of any type often requires creating a first draft — it’s one of the best ways to spot inconsistencies before they become a problem and require a great deal of rework…. Read more
I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say that many people dream of one day becoming an author and publishing a book…. Read more
I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say that learning how to publish a book or e-book seems to be a daunting task.
But does it need to be?… Read more
Language is a powerful tool, and the better you are at wielding it the better your results will be. If you want to engage your audience and pique their interest, you need to develop exceptional written communication skills. A big part of improving your writing skills is simply learning how to improve your vocabulary…. Read more
I think you’ll agree with me when I say:
We all have a great book idea burning inside of us.
Most of us dream about learning how to write a book and get it published.
We imagine how writing a bestseller will change our lives. How it will advance our careers. How it will make us an authority.
So why do we struggle to convert our amazing book ideas into tangible copies?
Here’s the deal:
If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a published author, you’re not alone – according to writer Joseph Epstein, “81 percent of Americans feel that they have a book in them — and should write it.”
I’ve written over 70 books over my 40-year career, and I can tell you that as much as we would like them to, books don’t write themselves. Motivation is the measurement of the energy that is put into any endeavor.How When you write a book you are bound to struggle with periods where you lack the motivation to write or experience writer’s block. To combat this, you need an arsenal of tools and techniques that you can use to help you overcome motivational issues like getting started writing, finding your message, or getting rid of writer’s block. Writing is a job and every job needs the “write” tool. Here are a few techniques I’ve used to overcome writer’s block from… Read more
When you write a book, where do you start? You have the ambition to start writing a book, but you’re not sure how to structure it, right? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact: I’ve written 72 books and I publish 4 or 5 books a year with publishers worldwide and this is the main question that I get asked. How to Start a Book When I decide to write a book, I’ll sit down with a blank piece of paper and I’ll lay out the entire book on paper without reference to any resource material. I can then write the whole book from beginning to end without even using my notes. I’ll design a book by organizing the chapters… Read more