Category: Writing A Book

Writing a Book: Come out punching!

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Some days it seems like everyone is overworked. Business book readers must carve out time from their demanding schedules to devote to reading. They want you to help them solve a problem or answer a question. They want to be able to do something better after they read your book. They don’t want to wait for you to get to  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Starting the Research

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Getting ready to write a book? Great! Here are some research tips that will help you make your book the best it can be. Dump Your Brain We like to think that we start a research project with facts, but we don’t. What we start with are opinions, ideas, and experiences. You need to get them out of your head so you can move  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: Christine Jenkins

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According to her web site, Christine Jenkins is “a writer and teacher who lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two teenage daughters.” Elsewhere on the site, you’ll learn that she is the author of Fake Smiles and Lasagna. Her LinkedIn post, “How Hard Can it be to Write a Book?” describes the  »  Read More

The Charles Darwin Model of Preliminary Research

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One of the most enjoyable things I get to do as a book writing coach is work with people in the early stage of the research that will become a book. Usually, the aspiring author has an idea of the subject that he or she wants to learn more about and thinks that writing a book would be a great way to boost their reputation  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: Raymond Tallis

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Just when you think you’ve had a pretty productive life, you discover someone like Raymond Tallis. Wikipedia describes him as “a philosopher, poet, novelist, cultural critic and a retired medical physician and clinical neuroscientist.” I mean, really, wouldn’t any one of those be enough for most people?  »  Read More

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