What if I told you that it takes less than 5 seconds to get your book done and all you had to do was click here and request a Get Your Book Done strategy session. But if you are like most people, you didn't take advantage of that opportunity. You don't believe me. You want to read more in order to know what the heck I'm talking about. You think getting your book done in a few seconds is impossible, but you're curious enough to keep reading. The truth is getting your book done
While it seems as though anyone can publish a book these days, it doesn’t mean that they should. Sure, many people can crank out a book in no time. However, the quality of these books is sometimes questionable. In an effort to support family and friends, I’ve purchased my share of self-published books. I’ve picked up others from street festival booths and community books stores. Ignoring the less than stellar design cover, some of the self-published books have been pretty gr
Getting into the habit of writing is a difficult but necessary part of writing of a book. For both non-writers and seasoned writers, sitting down and putting pen to paper (or fingers to keys) isn’t always easy. But, when you make a firm decision to get your book done no matter what, recognizing and actively combating procrastination is essential. Developing a sharper focus means anticipating distractions that can deter you from your ultimate goal of starting and finishing you
Half the time when I’m writing these blog posts, I don’t know what I’m going to write about. I don’t know how a post is going to even begin, let alone how it's going end. But I've been writing for so long now that I just trust the process and write. Sometimes, for inspiration, I flip through my journal and try to find a phrase that jumps off the page and speaks to me. Other times, I just start writing and think about what someone who has a book inside of them needs to hear s
You started writing and then you stopped. Or maybe you've been thinking about it for a while, but now still isn't the right time. You have a lot going on. When you want to write, you're too busy or too tired. Or are you scared of what will people think if you put it all out there... But, what will people not say, not think, not do if you don't? One day. Someday. Not now. Never. If you're ready to set the excuses aside, I will help you: Discover the root causes of your writer'
The late William Zinsser's book titled On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction kept me distracted while traveling. Otherwise, I would have strangled the five-old girl that keep kicking my seatback during my 2-hour flight from Marrackech to Madrid... Fortunately for her, I was too busy high-fiving Zinsser's ghost and underlining entire paragraphs that I wanted to share with you. After underlining and circling half of the book, I realized I just needed to start