Category: Writing A Book

Writing a Book: 3 Ways to Make Your Book Unique and Distinctive

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Some days, it seems like all business authors sound alike. They use the same examples. They share the same stories from business magazines and case studies. They share the same wise sayings. That’s good for you. Your business book should share your unique point of view. Your business book should be well-written and use  »  Read More

Writing a Book? You May Need Professional Help

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Most of my clients have never written a book when they come to me for the first time. That means they don’t know what they don’t know. Most of us seek professional help when we know a project exceeds our abilities or the time we want to invest in it. I pay an accountant to file my taxes and he asks me questions that  »  Read More

4 Kinds of Business Books

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Are you thinking about writing a business book soon? What kind of book will you write? There are thousands of business books published every year, but those books fall into only four basic categories. Here’s a review of what they are and what might make them the right kind of book for you to write. Big-Picture or Boil  »  Read More

Don’t Overplan Your Book

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When I was in school, the outline was king. Some teachers even had us submit outlines for review before we started to write a paper. That was appropriate and effective for college English. But after more than half a century as a professional writer, I think there’s a better way to write a book. Authors like Peter Drucker  »  Read More

Dirty Little Secrets of Creativity and Your Book

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Some things are predictable. Say I’m at a gathering with several people we don’t know. If they find out that I write for a living, someone is sure to ask me: “Do you think it’s true that everyone has a book inside them?” I know that question usually means, “I think I might like to write a book. Do you think  »  Read More

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