Many people dream of one day becoming an author and publishing a book.
You might even be one of them!
If so, you may already have a topic in mind, or you might have even started writing your masterpiece.
And if you don’t have anything in the works yet, don’t worry. Most people interested in a career as an author don’t know where to start and some may even find the possibility of becoming published out of reach.
But after years of people asking me, “How can I become an author who has published a book?” I’m excited to share with you that it is more attainable than you may think.… Read more
One of the most important assets of your book is the title.
Truth is, the title of your book has the power to dictate if people will actually pick it up and read it. So while it is important to know how to write like a bestseller, your book’s title shouldn’t be an afterthought.… Read more
Writing a book and becoming an author is a lifetime dream for many people.
But it can be more than a dream. While on the surface writing a book can seem daunting, it doesn’t have to be.
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Writing a book is an invigorating venture. Making your mark on the world, sharing your creativity or expertise, recording history — these are all momentous reasons why many people strive to write a book.
But it can also become arduous at times when thoughts don’t flow, time is limited, doubt creeps in, or inspiration lags. If you’ve felt this way about writing your book, you’re not alone. Most people who dream of writing a book hit a wall at some point — or sadly don’t finish at all.
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As you may know, I’ve written more than 80 books, so I know a little bit about what it takes to plan, write, and self publish a book. But a question that I hear quite often is, “how do you decide what to write an entire book about?”
Choosing a book topic may seem daunting, but the simple solution is to look inward. Ask yourself, “What unique message do I have that other people could benefit from?” This is a key starting point.
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I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say:
Entrepreneurs and business visionaries tend to have incredible ideas for potentially best-selling books… but most of those insights don’t make it to bookstore shelves.
So, why is that?
And what can you do to make sure your book idea comes to fruition?
Here’s the deal:
The most common reason those insights don’t make it to the bookstore and online platforms is that most writers don’t have industry knowledge about how to get from the thought process, to writing your book, to writing a book proposal, and finally to securing a publishing deal.
But that’s okay, because that knowledge is learnable… and this article will help you start your journey to becoming an author on the right foot.
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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’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…. Read more