11 Solid Reasons to Not Write a Book

11 Reasons to Not Write That Book

Lots of people will tell you to “write that book.” I used to be one of them. Not anymore. I don’t think you should rush to write that book. In fact, I am taking the opposite approach and saying don’t write that book. Here are all the circumstances under which you should absolutely not write that book.

How to Know if You Should Write a Book

How to Know if You Should Write a Book

This week, we’re closing registration for my latest course, Write a Bestseller. This is an A-to-Z program on how to research, write, edit, package, publish, and launch a book. Not only that, I’ll teach you how to bake the marketing of your book—whether it’s fiction, nonfiction, memoir, advice, or how-to—right into the book itself so […]

Embracing the Discipline to Write Your Book

Embracing the Discipline to Write Your Book

Whether you write for a traditional publisher or yourself as a self-publisher, the same rules of doing the work apply. You need to decide on a container for your art. These restraints will give you clarity and guidance. Mostly, they come in the form of genres and word counts.

How to Start Writing Your Book

How to Start Writing Your Book

The slowest part of the process, the beginning of writing a book, is really challenging. You have to decide on a topic, plan an outline, and create a structure. I liken it to riding a bicycle up a hill because you really have to work to gain any momentum at all. Today’s podcast is going to focus on getting started.