Category: Writing A Book

Do you really want to write your book?

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There are many good reasons to want a book with your name on it. You can share your ideas or tell your story. You can share your wisdom, count it as an accomplishment, and use it to boost your business and reputation. That’s why so many people want to have written a book. The problem is, many of them don’t want to do  »  Read More

Writing a Book: 3 Things Your Money Can’t Buy

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If you can read a book, you can write a book. Authors don’t like to tell you that, but it’s true. You don’t even have to do everything yourself. You can hire help with writing and research and editing and marketing and just about everything else. Before you reach for your checkbook, though, here are three things you  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Why and How to Write a Book Proposal

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If you intend to sell your book idea to a major publisher, you must write a book proposal. Everybody (or almost everybody) knows that. But whether you intend to sell your book to a publisher or publish it yourself, a book proposal will help sharpen your thinking and write a better and more successful book. When you write a  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Putting the Content to Work

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Writing a book is hard work. You pour your heart and soul into it, and you want your reader to get the most from it. You want your reader to put what they read to work. Business book authors have two ways to help readers put content to work. Summaries help the reader remember the key points of the book. Action steps help  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Unpack the Box

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If you’ve ever moved, you know the feeling. Before you can enjoy your new home, you must unpack a lot of boxes. We moved to Hartsville, South Carolina, and we’re unpacking. We’re almost done, and we still haven’t found things we know are here some place. The unpacked boxes are unlabeled, or the label says  »  Read More

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