Category Archives for "Write a Book"

The Unexpected Benefits of a Writers Retreat

The Unexpected Benefits of a Writers Retreat--you go to learn and write, but the unexpected benefits make it worthwhile. Click to read more.

Gotta love the extras, the unexpected benefits, and all the lagniappe life brings. When it comes to a group writers retreat, at signup, you expect to learn and you expect to write. That’s why most choose to participate. But some of the greatest benefits of a writers retreat are unadvertised and often not part of the […]

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7 Steps to Writing a Book

7 Steps to Writing a Book -- Want to write a book? Here's how to do it. Click to read more.

If you’ve never written a book before, you may be wondering where to start, how to proceed, and what to do next. Have no fear. Here are the seven steps to writing a book: 1. Focus Your Book Idea Focusing your book idea means knowing exactly what your book is about and being able to […]

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The Art of Book Structure

The Art of Book Structure -- Why every book needs it and how to figure out yours. Click to read more.

What’s a book? Well, it’s about a hundred or two hundred pages of writing. But a book is more than that. A book has a beginning, middle, and end. It’s communicates a cohesive idea or story. And a book takes the reader on a journey that builds trust as it goes—trust that the author knows […]

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Where to Start Writing a Book

Where to Start Writing a Book

You know that book you’ve been thinking about writing for a while now? Let’s talk about where to start writing it. When I meet with aspiring authors, this is one of the most common challenges they have. They want to write a book, but they have no idea where to start. And so they don’t. […]

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The Secret to Becoming an Author

Become an Author

When I started my editorial consulting business years ago, I knew there was no shortage of people who wanted to write a book and become an author. Millions of people want to write a book. It’s one of the most popular New Years resolutions every year. However, less than 10 percent of these people actually […]

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