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How to set your publishing goal

There are many questions you need to ask yourself before you begin writing a book, but there is one question that is more critical than any other: what is your publishing...
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Could you write an eBook in 7 days?

Could you write an eBook in 7 days? Well, the simple answer is yes: you could very easily write an eBook in 7 days. It is a surprisingly achievable goal and you could do it in...
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How to choose a brilliant book topic

Some entrepreneurs I meet have lots of ideas about what topic they want to write about in their book. In fact, sometimes they have too many. Others have none, though that's...
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Chipping away at your book

You have probably heard the metaphor about not eating the whole elephant but approaching it one mouthful at a time (though why you would want to eat an elephant I have no...
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5 Secrets of Successful Authors

Every author wants to be successful with their book. But getting there doesn't always feel easy. But, when you learn that there are five simple things you can do to radically...
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Set your publishing intentions

If you have not set your publishing intentions you are missing step one of the book publishing process – and that could be a big missed opportunity for you, your business and...
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Edit-Amend-Check

People often think I’m joking when I say the publication process takes about 12 weeks. “Why on earth does it take so long?” they ask. And there is a simple answer: because in...
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Stop being an exceptional author

Do you dream of being an exceptional author? Have you ever sat down to write your book only to find yourself paralyzed by fears that your writing isn’t good enough, your idea...
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Is your book a big old muddle

When I started writing my first book, I made the same mistake that many new authors make: I opened a page in Word and started writing. Okay, maybe it wasn't quite that bad,...
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Conspicuous by your absence

It led me to ask myself this question: “Where are you being absent in your business (or even your life) right now?” I realised that my absence from one area of my life was...
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Which is the hardest part of writing a book?

Opinion varies as to what the hardest part of writing a book might be. Is it the process of coming up with an idea, choosing a title, creating a marketing plan, executing a...
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Should we write for ourselves or our readers

When I read this question ‘should we write our books for ourselves or for our readers?’ the answer seems simple: we should write for others. This stance stems from marketing...
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Dream Seed Magic – a book-writing journey

Dream Seed Magic is the title of Diane Leigh's first book. It is a memoire describing her personal journey from extraordinary woman living in the UK to even more extraordinary...
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Speak your way to a book

There is more than one way to speak your way to a book: create a range of audios, do a series of speaking engagements, or simply dictating your book and getting it...
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Diarise your way to a book

Sometimes, we have a story to tell; a story of an experience, an adventure or a key moment in our lives. This is when keeping a diary can work well and you can diarise your...
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Blog your way to a book

An easy way to integrate your regular business-building activities with your publishing ambitions is to blog your way to a book. This way of producing a book has many...
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Finding the energy and inspiration to write

Finding the energy and inspiration to write isn't always easy. The number one reason why most books don’t get written is because their authors can’t maintain their writing...
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Do you have concerns about writing a book

Do you have concerns about writing a book that are stopping you from getting your book written and published? I know many business owners who want to write a book - they are...
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The final stage in getting your book done

The final stage in getting your book done is often the hardest because it involves a technical process that can be difficult to understand, and because it can involve working...