How to Avoid Common Nonfiction Errors

How to Avoid Common Nonfiction Errors

If you are a beginning writer, you may have written essays or term papers in high school and college. If you went to graduate school, you may have written a thesis. However, unless you wrote for a school paper or other publication, your experience in writing...
05 Writing Is Hard Work

05 Writing Is Hard Work

One of the biggest ideas that stops people from writing is that it’s hard work. I’ve mentioned before in this podcast how greatly our school experiences have conditioned us into a lot of negative beliefs about writing. This is one of those beliefs. A belief isn’t...
05 Writing Is Hard Work

04 How To Find Time To Write

If you’d love to write a book but feel you don’t have the time, this podcast will introduce you to some proven techniques for finding the time you don’t think you have. I’ll show you how to track your time, and I guarantee that you’ll find enough to write a book. You...
How to Write with Style

How to Write with Style

Knowing what you want to say can have a lot to do with how you say it and write with style. And vice versa. Many beginning writers might be thinking, “If I can get one word to follow another and make sense, I’m accomplishing a lot. I can’t handle the idea of style.”...
05 Writing Is Hard Work

03 How To Begin Your First Draft

Two of the biggest mistakes new writers make with their first draft are: They forget that this is A FIRST DRAFT. You can make mistakes, ignore correct spelling. Get those words down. They also slow themselves down by tormenting themselves for not spending enough hours...
05 Writing Is Hard Work

02 Benefits Of Being Published

So, you’re not J. K. Rowling or Steven King. And you’re not Jack Canfield, who has sold 500 million books. Neither am I, and I’ve written or edited 48 books, countless blog posts, articles, and teaching materials. That number of books doesn’t include the books I’ve...