Tag: book writing

6 Steps to Writing a Knockout Book Synopsis

17 Mar, 2017 , ,

A synopsis is a brief summary or survey of your book. It’s usually found on the inside jacket or back cover. The synopsis should give your reader a pretty good understanding of what your book is about, what its value is and draw them in enough to make a purchase. The importance of a book […]

Words to Avoid When Writing a Non-Fiction Book

6 Nov, 2015 , , , ,

Congratulations on your decision to write a nonfiction book! Whether it’s for personal or commercial purposes (or both), you’ll find it to be a fun and rewarding experience that opens the doors to a whole new world of possibilities. However, your nonfiction book will be much improved if you can avoid using these words: Best […]

Common Writing Mistakes to Avoid

30 Oct, 2015 , , , , , , , , ,

Fused Sentences I think every author has been guilty of making this mistake (including myself). A fused sentence, also known as a run-on sentence, occurs when two or more clauses are unnecessarily joined together. If the clauses can stand alone as their own separate sentences, you should either split them into two sentences or add […]

Where are the Best Places to Write?

18 Sep, 2015 , , , , , ,

Many authors struggle to write from home, simply because it’s filled with distractions. You may find yourself getting up every 30 minutes to let the dogs out, stopping to do laundry, cooking, or performing other “household activities.” When you spend your time doing these activities, however, you won’t have the time to write. This is […]

The Different Types of Writer’s Block

5 Sep, 2015 , , , , , ,

Ever find yourself staring at a blank sheet of paper or empty computer screen without the ability to produce work? Writer’s block is an-too-common phenomenon that nearly every author will experience during his or her life. The first step toward overcoming it is understanding why you’ve hit a road block. The First Few Sentences… One […]

Secrets to Success for First-Time Authors

28 Aug, 2015 , , ,

The advent of e-readers like the Barnes & Noble Nook and Amazon Kindle have paved the way for a convenient new way to access and read books: digitally. Rather than driving to a local book store and purchasing a physical paper or hardback copy, readers can fire up their e-reader to download a digital copy. […]

Writing Tips For First-Time Authors

2 Apr, 2015 , , , , , , , ,

Congratulations on your decision to write a book! Regardless of the niche/subject, it’s a great way to build credibility while promoting your respective brand or business. But it takes more than just a couple pages of rehashed content to produce a successful and engaging book. If you’re serious about writing a book, you should follow […]

Live Events Change Lives

15 Sep, 2014 , , , ,

The next few months are going to be very exciting and I have several opportunities for you that will radically change your professional and personal life. They are quickly approaching so here’s the scoop. You may know that I’m a BIG believer in LIVE events. Live events change lives! It did for me two times, […]

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