Category: Writing A Book

Writing a Book: 6 Things that Surprise Most First-Time Authors

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Many of the people that I work with are writing their first book. Usually, they’re writing it to improve their reputation and their business. Part of my job is to help them understand the book-writing process, what a great book looks like, and what they need to do to get the best possible book written and published. Over  »  Read More

Writing a Book: The Road to Your Business Book

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“Do you think everyone has a book in them?” People seem compelled to ask that question when they discover what I do for a living. I have no idea how to answer it. But I do know two things for sure. The people who ask me the question are usually thinking about fiction of some kind, not business books. And if you do  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Getting the Most from Your Writing Time

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If you’re a semi-pro writer, you’re always looking for an edge, some way to squeeze just a little bit more productivity out of your limited writing time. Individual situations differ, so your mileage may vary, but here are some basic principles for getting the most quality writing done in the time you have. Take What  »  Read More

Writing a Book is Like Building a House

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When my friends built “the house we’ve always wanted,” they thought a lot about their life and what was important to them. They found a site in a community where they had many friends that was in a beautiful place and a lot that was big enough to do what they wanted. When the time came to design the house itself  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Great Writers Publish

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Grant isn’t his real name, but that’s what I’m going to call him, and he was one of the smartest clients I ever had. That’s saying a lot, because my clients are really smart people. Grant and I did a lot of work together. Grant is a powerful original thinker. Of all the people I’ve worked with in my life, Grant  »  Read More

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