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Poke the Box – release the book

I have been reading Seth Godin’s book Poke the Box in which he discusses (or to use his word, rants) about our apparent reluctance to start, finish and innovate projects. The...
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How to handle negative feedback

Sending your book out for feedback or comments is a brave act and reviewers of all kinds can sometimes forget the impact their words can have. However, getting feedback can...
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How to handle a revised deadline

Deadlines can change in the blink of an eye. When I worked at BBC Books, deadlines changed all the time as television transmission dates altered.
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How to handle a major competing book title

Books on the same topic are being written all the time. It is nuances like the design of the cover, the content, style of writing, expertise of the author, length of the book...
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What is your writing style?

If you don't know what your style is the best way to figure it out style is to do a lot of writing. The best way to get a lot of writing done quickly is by setting yourself...
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What is your writing method?

We all have ways in which we do things – these are strategies, approaches and methods that we have developed in order to achieve goals or meet our needs in some way. Most of...
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Publishing a resources guide

Although a book is less dynamic than a website, it is more stable. Also, a book presents its content in a far more structured way the information has been researched, verified...
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Publish a book based on articles

If you’re not keen on doing a lot of writing and have a great network publishing a book based on articles written by a range of contributors is a great publishing strategy for...
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Using the hints and tips book structure

The hints and tips structure is similar to the quotations format, except that all the words are your own. You don’t need to go hunting for material as you will create...
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How to use quotations to structure your book

One of the key pitfalls of creating books of quotations is to keep researching and researching to find one more great quote. To avoid this, decide on key topic areas you want...
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How to create a book from a list

We all value information that is delivered to us in an easily consumable format and lists are a great of doing this. They present information in an amazingly easy-to-digest...
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5 Top Tips for a Great Writing Session

Writing your book is a job and one you can plan and get done in an organised way. Along with your book plan, your word targets will make getting the writing done far easier....
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How to improve your writing

Today, I have spent a great deal of time reading. As a writer, I value reading enormously. Not only do I gain the benefit of having some ‘input’ but I also have...