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Are you writing a good book?

Fearing that you are not writing a good book can make it difficult to commit to working on it. You’ll probably find yourself sitting down with determination to get started on...
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You really can publish your book

You may not realise it but you really can publish your book - because you already have what it takes to get the job done. Although writing a book has several stages and looks...
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Are you time poor or just disorganised?

Manage your priorities and you'll manage your time. Manage your priorities and you'll manage your time. If that’s the case, and you want to write a book, you need to put...
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Get Inspired and Write Your Book

It's simple. When you get inspired, you will write your book. Starting a big project like writing a book is challenging. No matter how much we want to do it, sometimes we...
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Do you read as well as write?

It's a simple question: do you read as well as write? I only ask because it is easy to forget to read when you are focused on becoming an author. In fact, you may have...
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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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The Power of Perspective

The power of perspective is invaluable in resolving many business issues, but it’s especially useful when it comes to revising a book. That’s why I always advise my authors to...
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Are you ready to write your book?

Are you ready to write a book? If you want to write a book but haven't started yet, it may be because you are not ready. Or you may be ready but just think you're not. But how...
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Why publishing a book requires partnership

As a self-publisher, you may think that partnership is going to be the one element you will miss by producing your own book. But that is not the case. The opportunities for...
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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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Revising your first draft

If your book has got stuck at the first draft stage, it’s probably because you are struggling to do your revisions before you send it off to an editor. Revising your first...
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5 keys to getting your first draft finished

Do you need to get your first draft finished? If you are struggling to maintain your momentum and get your words on the page you are probably feeling frustrated and stuck.
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Overcome writer’s block

Writer’s block can affect us all, no matter how much we write or how little. There are many ways to overcome writer’s block, and I am going to share one here that is really...
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Choosing your book publishing format

Choosing your book publishing format is not something that most authors think about very much. But the publishing format you choose for your book can have a huge impact on...
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Overcoming the resistance to writing

Overcoming the resistance to writing Are you in a state of writing resistance? Are you holding back from writing your book? I ask not so I can sell you this solution or that...
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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...