It’s that time of year again, a time when Writers come out of the woodwork to write their books. That time of year is none other than NaNoWriMo month.
In today’s episode, we’re talking about how to use the month of November to write the first 50,000 words of your book. This challenge is both exhilarating, fun, and hard work. But with the right tools, you’ll have a book, that you never thought you would be able to write, in your hands.
You’ve done the hard work, you’ve outlined your book, you’ve toiled over the right message, and now the fun work truly begins. It’s time to write your book.
In today’s episode, we’re finishing out the How to Write a Book The Right Way series with a topic about the process I use to actually write my books. I’m also going to show you what I do to edit before handing it off to an editor.
Listen to episode: (0:30:04)
For some people, writing is easy and comes naturally. For me, I get too bogged down with making my chapter perfect before I move along to the next. Sometimes, I’m not sure where I’m headed by the time I begin writing the next chapter in the book.
Do you feel that way? Without a proper outline, you’ll hit a proverbial dead-end and your book will never get written.
Every book has a unique goal in mind. That goal should be the driving force behind why you’re writing the book. If we don’t have an end in mind, our book will fall down flat. This is why I encourage people to create a propositional statement for why they are writing their book.
When I wrote, “Grace: What’s So Amazing About It?” I wanted to narrow down my focus so that I knew why I was wanting to write this book. I wanted to make sure I was on target as I began writing that first chapter.
When you think about your book, what goes through your mind? Knowing what to write and sitting down to write it are two different things. But, having the right mindset will help you accomplish what your book is about.
I began writing my book, Divine Providence, in 2008. In reality, it was to be a single page story. I was going to print it on old-time style paper, burn the edges and frame it for my family.
Writing a book is a very satisfying accomplishment, but also a time-consuming ordeal. How do you get your book written in a timely manner? Should you outline or simply fly by the seat of your pants?
This past weekend I finished writing the first draft to a children’s book and started my next novel. I didn’t do a whole lot on this blog, simply because I am working toward getting some books out of me and onto paper. But one thing I’ve been asked is, “How do you keep your book organized and written in such a short time?”
Everyone desires to write a book. Few ever accomplish the task. Yet, blogging is one of the best ways to begin writing your book.
Writing a book doesn’t have to be rocket science, but so many make it difficult and thus give up on the project altogether. I have the perfect way for you to begin writing your book, and these simple steps will help you get there.
Blogging is something I love to do. But I’ve had conversations with people asking me, why they should start a blog.
In today’s episode I want to walk you through 5 reasons I’ve come up with for why blogging is so important today. If we want to change lives, we need to let our voice be heard. Blogging does just that.
Listen to episode: (0:26:35)
When I walk through a graveyard I see rows upon rows of untapped potential and unwritten books. Yet, because you’re reading this, you’re still alive and you can write your book this year.
All through college, I wanted to write a book and become a famous author. While I may not be famous, I have written two books; Divine Providence, Grace and several short ebooks. These books have opened doors and helped people succeed.
Most people think about writing a book. Few ever accomplish it. But if you’ve never written a book, I encourage you to get yours written today.
For years I wanted to write a book and become a famous author. While I may not be famous, I have written two books; Divine Providence, Grace and a short ebook. These books have opened doors for me that I never thought possible.