Category: Books and Literature

Thought-Provoking Journaling Topics to Start Writing Now

14 Mar, 2018 , , , , , , ,

When you’re writing your book, you’re bound to hit the inevitable writer’s block. It happens to all of us! Instead of succumbing to the block, find a way to start creating and continue writing by simply journaling. The great thing about journaling is that there is no pressure to create a specific outcome. It’s purely […]

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 […]

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 […]

Make Your Book STAND OUT From the Crowd!

15 Nov, 2017 , , , , , , , , , ,

Nowadays, writing a book is easier and more common than ever. It used to be the only way to write a book was to get the attention of a big name publisher, who would then buy the rights to your book and handle everything from editing, publishing, and printing to distribution and marketing. Well, there’s […]

Share Your Story, Leave a Legacy

11 Oct, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , ,

Imagine if you have the solution to someone else’s problem, but because you didn’t share your story, they never found it. Not telling your story is a missed opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives, as well as yours. When you bring your passions and experience together to write a book, you become the […]

Self-Publishing Is Easier Than You Think, Here’s How to Get Started…

27 Sep, 2017 , , , , , ,

Do you have a story? A story that could profoundly change the lives of others? I believe everyone has a story, and getting your book into the hands of those who need it most is the greatest legacy you can leave. Before I became an author, I didn’t know a lot about self-publishing. The biggest […]

A Step-By-Step Guide to More Effective Writing

20 Sep, 2017 , , , , , ,

When I first started writing my book I only knew one thing for sure: I wanted to tell my story because I knew my story mattered. I know you have a story just waiting to get into the hands to those who need it most. I want to help you share your story because it […]

5 Ways “Book Bound” Will Make You an Author

13 Sep, 2017 , , , ,

It’s that time of year again! “Book Bound By The Sea” is just around the corner. Most “Book Bounders” will agree this 2-and-a-half day event will get your book OUT of your head and ON to paper. What have hundreds of authors experienced at “Book Bound,” and what’s waiting for you whenever you’re ready to […]

5 Tricks for Sticking to Your Guns When Willpower Is Low

6 Sep, 2017 , , , ,

Whatever your goal, lack of willpower can sabotage even the best intentions. What do you want to achieve? Do you want to…. Write a book? Start a business? Get a promotion? Be a public speaker? Shed a few pounds? Buy a new car? Change the world? Goals come in all shapes and sizes, big and […]

5 Ways to Nourish Your Mind

30 May, 2017 ,

What input is your brain receiving? Are the external stimuli, information and knowledge you filter through your mind, helping or harming you? Let’s tune into the Mental spoke of the “Wheel of Life,” created by none other than Zig Ziglar, himself. Why is mental awareness so important? The way you think impacts the opinions you […]

6 Criteria To A Great Title

11 Apr, 2017 , , , ,

“What’s in a name?”, Shakespeare once said. Today we asked, “What’s in a title?” What about a great title? The truth is, your book could have some great, standout titles — the trick is finding it. Here are six criteria to a truly great title. 1. It Stands out and Is Distinctive. A great title […]

“Title” Wave

27 Jul, 2016 , , , , , , ,

There’s mixed information on just how important a book title is in the success of a book. Some say, not so much; others say Some say, not so much; others say very important. But, let’s let the facts speak for themselves. In a research study conducted by Thomas Nelson, readers consider the following seven attributes […]

Come Join Me at My Book Bound Workshop!

17 May, 2016 , , , , , , , ,

So, you read my recent post on writing a book, Think Writing a Book Won’t Benefit Your Business? Think Again!, and now your wheels are turning, right? You know writing a book will help promote your business, but you’re not sure how to get started. Then let me tell you about my exclusive “Book Bound” […]

How to Choose a Topic When Writing a New Book

27 Jan, 2016 , , , , , ,

The first step in writing a book is choosing a topic. For some writers, a topic idea has been percolating in their minds for a while, or they come across some piece of information that generates a topic idea. However, for others, it can be a challenging task to find a topic that will be […]

Should I Use a Publisher or Self-Publish?

4 Dec, 2015 , , , , ,

Congratulations, you’ve finished your book! Perhaps it will become a series that will make you the next J.K. Rowling with enough millions to open your own Gringotts. Or, perhaps you have a self-help book that will make you the next Dr. Phil. No matter how compelling your story or your book’s advice, you face the […]

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