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22 Transforming Training to Books Ed Brzychcy

22 Transforming Training to Books Ed Brzychcy

Do you have company material that could be repurposed as books? Ed Bryzchcy’s journey into writing and publishing began when he transformed a company training program for new leaders into a 30-day journal of readings and exercises. Additional books have followed, with...

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21 Candy Bear Hugs Charla Anderson

21 Candy Bear Hugs Charla Anderson

Are you reluctant to write a book because you think it will take too long? Meet Charla Anderson, whose first book is 4,000 words in length, the equivalent of about 10 blog posts. She calls it a business card book and carries it everywhere, both to promote her...

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20 Making Money Giving Away Books Rennie Gabriel

20 Making Money Giving Away Books Rennie Gabriel

Join Rennie Gabriel, an expert on wealth creation, for an enlightening exploration of the world of publishing. A former owner of a publishing company, he describes the crucial differences between traditional, self, and vanity publishing. If you want to publish a book...

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19 Working with a Ghostwriter Greg Williams

19 Working with a Ghostwriter Greg Williams

Greg Williams, master negotiator, body language expert, and author of seven books, shares his early trials and errors in the world of publishing and working with a ghostwriter, and how he learned from each experience to reach the point of having his books published by...

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18 Quickly Write a Book in a Swimming Pool

18 Quickly Write a Book in a Swimming Pool

You are under a deadline to write a book. What do you do? Consider the technique Jan Spence used – to book 2 days at a spa and quickly write a book in the pool. Check out Jan’s tips for writing a 52 tips book. Jan Spence is an international speaker, author, and...

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Should You Use a Pen Name?

Should You Use a Pen Name?

Below are some considerations on the use of a pen name. To clarify, a pen name is a fictitious name. Do You Care about Being Identified by Gender? For women, this was a big issue in earlier times. Overall, female authors felt that they wouldn’t be taken as seriously...

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17 Write a Book in 50 Days Chad Burmeister

17 Write a Book in 50 Days Chad Burmeister

Have you ever wanted to get a book published quickly? Meet Chad Burmeister, founder and CEO of ScaleX.ai, who wrote and published his first book in 50 days. In his latest book, he sold forms of sponsorship to support his business at a critical time. Chad is an...

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16 How to Outline a Book Gala Gorman

16 How to Outline a Book Gala Gorman

Would writing a book be easier for you if you didn’t have to write it from start to finish but could pick up your outline at any point? What if you could break each chapter into shorter chunks you could finish in 20 or 30 minutes? Learn how from Gala Gorman. She’s a...

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15 Licensing Your Books for a Revenue Stream Linda Fostek

15 Licensing Your Books for a Revenue Stream Linda Fostek

Have you avoided translating your longing to write a book into action? Have you written a book that needs “a little more work” to make it perfect? This is the first of several podcasts in which I interview experienced authors. I’m Pat Iyer, the host of Writing to Get...

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Creativity – A Benefit of Writing a Book

Creativity – A Benefit of Writing a Book

Writing a book stimulates your creativity. How often have you thought to yourself, “I’m not creative?” Have you marveled at the creativity of young children playing, wondering where on earth they come up with these crazy ideas? Creativity doesn’t disappear completely...

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