Start Writing Your Book Today

Author: Morgan MacDonald
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ISBN: 9780996933124
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You know you want to write a book, so why does it feel so hard to sit down and do the writing? And once you get in a flow, why is it so difficult to stay in flow? And once you've finished writing, how do edit and revise so you know it's a good book, that you're proud to sell?NONFICTION writers, this is a STEP-BY-STEP guide that walks you through how to write a book. These steps will show you: the myths about writing that make us feel like we're not "good enough" to be an author,how to develop the good writing routines and a solid timeline, how to write a first draft and revise the draft, how to bring in beta readers and incorporate their feedback, and finally, how to pull it all together into a finished manuscript. When we're writing a book, we inspiration, and we need the "how-to" pieces that we were never taught in school. Start Writing Your Book Today provides both. Over the last 10 years as a writing coach, Morgan has developed a blend of mindset and mechanics to help authors through feeling stuck and into power writing through their books. In this book, Morgan shares her methods with you, so that you can step up and become the writer you know you're meant to be.Each step of how to write your book is laid out for you. No more excuses. You'll be ready to finally start writing your book.

Start Writing Your Book Today

Author: Morgan Gist MacDonald
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ISBN: 9780996933117
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In this book, the author walks you through every step of how to write a book. After you read it, you'll be ready to start writing today.

First Draft In 30 Days

Author: Karen Wiesner
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
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Write Your Novel in 30 Days Say goodbye to writing and rewriting with no results. Starting—and finishing—your novel has never been easier! First Draft in 30 Days provides you with a sure-fire system to reduce time-intensive rewrites and avoid writing detours. Award-winning author Karen S. Wiesner's 30-day method shows you how to create an outline so detailed and complete that it actually doubles as your first draft. Flexible and customizable, this revolutionary system can be modified to fit any writer's approach and style. Plus, comprehensive and interactive worksheets make the process seem less like work and more like a game. This invaluable resource also includes: Itemized and flexible schedules to keep you focused each and every day Dozens of detailed worksheets to guide you through the outlining process Completed sample worksheets inspired by best-selling novels Tips for outlining projects already in development Brainstorming techniques to keep you motivated Goal sheets for getting—and keeping—your career on track Many aspiring and experienced novelists toss out hundreds of pages (and waste valuable time) before they have a workable first draft of a novel. You don't have to fall into this category anymore. With First Draft in 30 Days, you'll have all the tools you need to write your masterpiece!

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Writing Nonfiction

Author: Christina Boufis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110159828X
Size: 28.89 MB
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Get all the tools you need to craft compelling creative nonfiction prose. This helpful guide gives you everything you need to write real-life characters, compelling plots, natural dialogue, and captivating details.

The Essential Guide To Getting Your Book Published

Author: Arielle Eckstut
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761163980
Size: 73.31 MB
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Now updated for 2015! The best, most comprehensive guide for writers is now revised and updated, with new sections on ebooks, self-publishing, crowd-funding through Kickstarter, blogging, increasing visibility via online marketing, micropublishing, the power of social media and author websites, and more—making The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come up with a blockbuster title, create a selling proposal, find the right agent, understand a book contract, and develop marketing and publicity savvy. Includes interviews with hundreds of publishing insiders and authors, including Seth Godin, Neil Gaiman, Amy Bloom, Margaret Atwood, Leonard Lopate, plus agents, editors, and booksellers; sidebars featuring real-life publishing success stories; sample proposals, query letters, and an entirely updated resources and publishers directory.

Writing Nonfiction

Author: Dan Poynter
Publisher: Para Pub
ISBN: 9781568601168
Size: 29.52 MB
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Recent changes in technology are making book writing faster, easier, and cheaper. Prospective authors will discover how to break the topic down, use Web resources, devise a layout process, improve material, evaluate publishing options, and develop an individualized and workable plan.

Writing Your Nonfiction Book

Author: Trish Nicholson
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784629200
Size: 11.56 MB
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Ever wanted to share your passion, tell your story or pass on a skill? Here is your chance. Memoir, travelogue, history, how-to, self-help or textbook; you can write your own book with this fully comprehensive guide, which includes all the techniques and tips you need to plan, research, write, edit, choose publishing options and market your book. Becoming an author enables you to boost your career or business success, share your expertise and experience, inform readers on important issues, put the record straight, or leave a heritage for family and friends. Written in a reader-friendly style and focusing on your individual needs, Writing Your Nonfiction Book also contains a list of websites and a handy glossary of publishing and writing terms. Though suitable for beginners, there is much in this book for experienced writers of non-fiction, and even fiction. Whoever you are, your voice can be heard, your story told, because Writing Your Nonfiction Book leads you one step at a time through the whole process. Key selling books of the point are: This is the only truly complete guide, with equal emphasis on planning, research, writing, editing, publishing and marketing. It teaches the creative/narrative style of non-fiction, with specific advice for writing memoir, travel, history, textbooks, biography, how-to and self-help books. The book recognises the information needed by international writers, and lists support services and resources for various countries. Writing Your Nonfiction Book has been selected as a required text for international writing courses.

The Writer S Adventure Guide

Author: Beth Dora Barany
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780982344255
Size: 67.64 MB
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"The Writer's Adventure Guide" helps would-be authors step off into the unknown of a writing project and see it through to its destination from the first exciting flash of an idea to that dark moment when it seems a decent paragraph will never be written again.

Your Book Starts Here

Author: Mary Carroll Moore
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615231389
Size: 46.42 MB
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Create, Craft, and Sell Your First Novel, Memoir, or Nonfiction Book

How To Write Non Fiction Large Print

Author: Joanna Penn
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ISBN: 9781912105489
Size: 66.33 MB
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Do you want to write a non-fiction book but don't know where to start? Or perhaps you worry that you're not an expert or have enough authority in your niche to write a book on it? Are you ready to help other people and change your own life with your words? The first non-fiction book I wrote changed my life. Sure, it helped other people, but mostly it altered the course of my life - so much so that 10 years later, I make a living with my writing. In this Large Print edition, I'll share everything I've learned along the way and save you time, effort and frustration on your author journey. The book includes: Part 1. Before You Write: Mindset Why write a non-fiction book? Can I write a book if I'm not an expert? Originality. Or, "there are so many other books on this topic" Who are you? Personal stories and the writer's voice The day a non-fiction book changed my life Fear and self-doubt Part 2. Before You Write: Business Types of non-fiction books Business models for non-fiction books Who is your book for? Identify your target market Decide on the topic for your book Decide on your book title Your author name and pseudonyms How long does your book have to be? How long will it take to write the book? Your perspective on time Writing a book proposal Part 3. Writing and Editing Gather and organize existing material Research, interviews, surveys, and social listening Structure and organize the book How to write the first draft How to dictate your book Turn your blog/podcasts/videos/talks into a book Speed, quality and perfectionism Focus and shiny object syndrome Writer's block Co-writing a non-fiction book How to turn a boring book into an engaging read Elements of fiction in non-fiction Does non-fiction have to be true? Legal issues: Using real people, quotes, lyrics, images, and citing sources Self-editing a book How to find and work with professional editors Part 4. Publishing and Product Creation Your publishing options Use different formats to create multiple streams of income Non-fiction book covers Book formatting for non-fiction Pricing your book Your book sales description Categories and keywords Turn your non-fiction book into a multimedia course Updating your books over time Part 5. Marketing Non-Fiction Two models of marketing and the importance of mindset Book-centered marketing Paid advertising for non-fiction books Author-centered marketing. The power of a personal brand Build your author website Build an email list Integrate email marketing with your book Content marketing for non-fiction books My non-fiction marketing journey Conclusion and your next steps. It's time to (finally) write your non-fiction book!