Category: Book Writing

Why It’s Important to Find Your Community of Writers

18 Oct, 2018 , , , , , ,

Writers often have a “go it alone” kind of attitude, and it’s easy to see why. Writers work on their own schedule and pace, utilize their own voice, and create an independent work that represents their story, style, and distinct identity. But when it comes to writing in all forms – from short stories or […]

Making Your Story Stand Out in A Crowd

10 Oct, 2018 , , , , , , , , ,

The hardest part about sharing your unique story is writing it, no question about it. But what happens once you are polishing your final pages, and are ready to share your story with the world? How do you make sure it stands out in a crowd? Garnering attention is a tricky endeavor for even the most […]

Authors: Five Ways to Fine Tune Your Writer’s Voice

3 Oct, 2018 , , , ,

As an aspiring author, you have your story, and you’re ready to share it with the world, but how will you tell it? A writer’s voice is arguably just as important as the topic itself. Also referred to as prose or style, your story will draw readers in. But it’s your voice that will keep […]

The Most Common Mistakes New Writers Make

26 Sep, 2018 , , , , , , ,

Writing a book is a long and continually thoughtful process. So if this is your first time putting your words to paper, it’s understandable that you may not have every aspect of creating the perfect book covered. Do you have a great story you want to share, and have the ambition to move forward with […]

Four Ways to Boost Your Writing Confidence

19 Sep, 2018 , , , , , ,

Confidence is an attribute with which all writers struggle. Whether it’s your first book or your 30th, chances are somewhere in the middle of the writing process you get a nagging feeling of doubt. Is my story good enough to share? Will people be interested in what I have to say? Is my writing readable? […]

How to Make Time for Writing Your Book

5 Sep, 2018 , , , ,

Procrastination is a big problem for busy writers! All too often, we are consumed with the tasks of the day at hand, and it’s easy to put our writing plans on the back burner. And once this occurs, it can slip into a regular pattern as we find more and more excuses not to sit […]

The Ultimate Guide to Editing Your Book

29 Aug, 2018 , , , , ,

Book editing is one of the most important steps of book writing.   It is a process that requires much concentration and focus because it involves the thorough analysis of the entire manuscript or the rough draft and turning it into a polished product. Here, you’re also going to be applying corrections wherever needed.   […]

Tell Your Story and Write The Book You Want to Read

23 Aug, 2018 , , , , , ,

Writing is an art and a science.   I always like to say that writing a book is like baking chocolate chip cookies. All you need is the right recipe.   At the same time, writing a book is a very personal, creative process that pushes you beyond your limits and anything you thought yourself […]

If You Can Manage These Steps, You Can Publish A Book!

15 Aug, 2018 , , , , , , , ,

For most soon-to-be authors, that actual writing is the most difficult part. At the same time, it’s also the most rewarding!   But, whether you believe it or not, writing a book is actually a fairly easy process, IF you have the recipe. Think of it like baking chocolate chip cookies. If you have all […]

I have A Story! But How Do I Get My Book Published?

9 Aug, 2018 , , , , , ,

When it comes to publishing a book, there are lots of decisions you have to make. There are also many options to choose from before you are finally able to share your masterpiece with the world.   There’s always the dilemma of whether you should self-publish your books or do things the traditional way: i.e. […]

Want to Be an Author? There’s No Better Time Than the Present

5 Jul, 2018 , , , , , , ,

Do you have a flair for writing and dream of becoming a published author?   Plenty of people share this dream, but they also share a common problem: financial constraints.   It used to be that publishing a book was only for the uber-wealthy or those who landed a multi-million dollar book deal from a […]

Five Ways to Carpe Diem Today

18 Apr, 2018 , , , , ,

Carpe diem. Seize the day. It is a simple truth with extraordinary power. Each and every day we have the opportunity to make a difference, make a change, leave a legacy, impact the world, and live our purpose. When is the last time you lived a day to its full potential? When was the last […]

What No One Tells You about Becoming an Author

21 Feb, 2018 , , , , , ,

Why do you dream of becoming a published author? Is it to gain credibility in your field? Inspire others to take action? Help someone overcome a difficult time in their life? There are a million reasons to write a book. You probably have your own motivations and ideas of what being an author looks and […]

The Biggest Misconception About Writing A Book…

14 Feb, 2018 , , ,

Do you know what it is? I hear it ALL the time. It’s also the number one thing holding people back from getting their story out for the world. The biggest misconception about writing a book is that only “great” writers can do it. Do you think when I wrote my first book I was […]

Someone Already Wrote My Book! Now What?

8 Feb, 2018 , , , , , , , ,

I get this from authors A LOT: “I have an idea for a book, but it’s already been done a hundred times!” Or… “I want to write a book, but I’m not an expert. Who would want to hear from me?” A great example comes to mind…   Only You Can Start Your Book On […]

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