Are you giving away the “seed” in your writing or are you giving your ideas time to grow and mature? In this training, I will share with you how to achieve excellence in your finished products.
Why should authors use a professionally designed interior template for their books? In today’s post, I will share three reasons why authors should use templates that are professionally designed when self-publishing books.
Don’t break the chain. This weekend last year I was training hard for the Pike’s Peak Ascent. Leading up to the Ascent, I did the Black Canyon Ascent this very weekend last year, six miles uphill all the way. I’m not a very good athlete so it was very intimidating to me, but I finished […]
There is more than one way to write a book. I often have authors tell me they do not know where to start when writing a book. In this post, I am going to share five ways that I have used to write a book to help you get started in the right direction: #1: Write the Book […]
Have you heard of an NDA form? NDA stands for non-disclosure agreement and is a contract between two parties to ensure that sensitive information is not shared. You may never need to use this kind of form as an author. However, in this post, I want to share three reasons authors should consider using an NDA form when hiring […]
A Guest Post from Jeff Herring Content Marketing is a great way to build your online business. The problem is that most people who teach it stop at the point of creating content. While creating profitable content is essential, there is so much more you can do with your content. That’s why I expand Content Marketing into the 5 […]
One of my favorite tools for authors is mind mapping. Why? Mind maps are a great way to organize your thoughts, but they can also be condensed so they aren’t overwhelming. No other outlining system offers the visual representation you can get from a mind map, and they have become an essential part of outlining […]
Deciding to step out and write a book is an exciting decision. However, before you start writing, there are some things you need to know. The type of book you are writing and how much you already know will determine just how much you will need to learn before you can begin the process. While there […]
Writing is an art. If you want to do well, you have to learn the craft. The saying goes, “practice makes perfect.” But it is equally important to study the craft of writing. Writing alone isn’t enough to improve. You have to study the art of writing and practice writing well. In this post, I […]
While most non-fiction authors don’t need to study plotting and character development, knowing how to craft a sentence, use correct grammar, and outline a book are all still important. Finding books to help non-fiction writers with their craft is much more difficult than finding books for fiction authors. I was recently at my local Books-A-Million […]