11 Getting Help Writing a Book

11 Getting Help Writing a Book

If you are nervous about going it alone in writing a book, this podcast can alleviate your fears. You’ll learn that several alternatives exist to the solo route. You can work with contributors, have a coeditor, be a chief editor with associate editors, or be one of...
11 Getting Help Writing a Book

10 Grow Your Business as a Book Author

This is the first of 4 shows devoted to publishing. A lot of would-be authors talk with me about their desire to be a book author. There’s a big difference between desire and drive, and nowhere is it clearer than about writing a book. Desire makes you dream; drive...
Can You Write a Book Without Help?

Can You Write a Book Without Help?

Yes, you can write a book without help, but it may not be strong. Imagine that you’re in a strange city (before the Corona virus), and you’re lost. You didn’t get directions. People rush by. Do you ask one of them to help you get to your destination or do you find a...
Why You Need a Beta Reader

Why You Need a Beta Reader

Do you know how easy it is to lose objectivity? I do. I get immersed in my books and sometimes miss the obvious. A beta reader helps you see those spots. You need to trust yourself to write your book. However, you are not the best person to critique it. When you think...
Why You Need Beta Readers and How to Find Them

Why You Need Beta Readers and How to Find Them

You need to trust yourself to write your book. However, you are not the best person to critique it after a certain point. When you think you’ve gone as far as possible in reading and revising it, you will benefit from having it read from a fresh perspective. This is...