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Write Your Book Now! A handbook for writers, authors, and self-publishers

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Summary

What does it take to write an extraordinary nonfiction book?


It takes more than a good idea and a flash of insight to write a book. Aspiring authors must also understand the publishing process, build writing skills, and develop business savvy. Write Your Book Now! A Handbook for Writers, Authors, and Self-Publishers combines three separate e-books into one definitive instructional manual on how to create a well-written, beautifully designed, successful nonfiction book.

In a nutshell, there are three essential building blocks both novice and experienced authors need to write exceptional books:

1. Process–the fundamentals of writing, publishing, and promoting your nonfiction book

2. Skills–tools of the trade that will help you become proficient in the art and craft of writing

3. Business savvy–what it takes to turn your passion for writing into a successful business

Here are some of the valuable insights you will gain from Write Your Book Now!

Everything authors need to know about nonfiction books

No matter where you are on your journey to write an extraordinary book, just follow the road signs to take you to your destination. If you are a new author, you'll find everything it takes to get off to a good start and where to go if you need a little help. If you already have some experience, this is your chance to review every step in the writing-publishing-promotion process.

What separates the pros from the amateurs

Writing is both art and craft: art takes imagination and style; craft requires skills. You know you need writing skills, but there are others that are just as important. This section will help you develop and hone the self-discipline you need to keep writing, make the best use of words and time, learn to live with criticism (which get easier over time), and other parts of the process you may never have thought of as skills.

The business side of writing books

If you are an author who hopes to sell your books, you are also an entrepreneur. In this section, you will learn how to set up your solo business and run it from home; take on and balance the demanding roles of author, business manager, and marketer; master new technology and social media; select the right business advisors; and most important, run a successful business as an author-entrepreneur. 

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