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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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 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.”
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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
So you just finished writing your book but you’re still not sure what to call it.
If you want my advice, it’s time to learn how to write a book title that blends it all together.
The best book titles will speak to their target audience while stirring emotions, hooking their interest, and informing readers of what they can expect. They stick in the minds of potential readers making them one of the most important elements in book marketing.
A strong title will make your book proposal stand out at the publishers and on the shelf.
Think about this:
Have you ever picked up a book just because you were captivated by the title?
Did you know that effect was intentional and can be replicated?
Bestselling authors spend a lot of their time choosing a great title for their book. It’s an important step of the book writing process and it has a huge impact on how successful its launch will be.
Dedicating enough time to write a book title that people will love can mean the difference between a bestseller and a good dust collector.
Particularly if you are writing an e-book, finding the right combinations of words can impact the way the public receives your writing.
The power of a few short words can be intimidating.
Fortunately, there is an easy way to dissect the elements of successful book titles and replicate them in your own work. Much like a book writing template lays out each piece, cover to cover, the following tips will guide you through the important steps of the title ideation process…. Read more
Over the course of the last 40 years, I’ve created several online courses on a variety of topics, spoken to millions of people around the world, and have helped countless companies to increase their revenue, but by far the thing that helped me to grow my business the most was writing a book…… Read more
If you’re asking yourself, “Should I write a book?” the answer is probably “yes”.
In fact, that’s one of the most popular questions people ask me these days.
It seems most people have a gut feeling that writing a book could change their lives. But for some reason, they are hesitant to get started simply because they aren’t familiar with the process – or even worse – afraid of trying only to fail in the end.
Before you think twice about it, you should know:
Anyone can learn how to write a book.
Yes. Even you!
Inside of you, there lies a passion to write your first book on a subject that’s important to you.
You just need a process and some encouragement. The rest is easy!
I’ve written and published over 70 books in as many as 42 languages and sold over 10 million copies over the years.
I accomplished this after starting from nothing, and not knowing what I was doing at all – and so can you!… Read more
Everyone is capable of writing a book and has something unique to say, but many people don’t write or publish books. Why is that?
The truth is, many books never get published simply because most people aren’t sure how to publish a book. I want to share with you the 10 most important questions a publisher will ask you about your book.
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