Well, of course it does depend on what else you have going on. So I thought you’d be interested in the answer and my tips for writing a book quickly and easily.
Writing a book can feel overwhelming. That thought of potentially writing 50,000+ words can be daunting, can’t it?
I believe that the easiest way to write a book is by breaking it into bite-sized chunks. So I’d like to put this into perspective. Continue reading
Every year some of my team and I travel to a beautiful white-washed village, nestled in the Andalucian Mountains, for one of our writing retreats.
I am often asked:
What do you do?
Why do writers have to go away to write a book?
How structured is it?
Can I get my book written in a weekend?
Although he wrote 10 chapters quickly, it wasn’t long before he hit a brick wall and the book ground to a halt. He worked on the book in his spare time, but it wasn’t finished or published.
Then in 2016, we were introduced to each other, and I became his book mentor. With weekly calls, he now had accountability, support and direction to get his book done. And earlier this year, my team and I published his book.
The Big Dipper: How to Survive the Rollercoaster Ride of Business Ownership was published in June 2017. Listen to our recent interview to find out more. Continue reading
Read on for the details, and find out more about the other events that my team and I are involved in over the coming months.
Monetize Your Mission Summit: 28 August-1 September
I’m speaking on the Monetize Your Mission Summit (28 August – 1 September), a FREE online event hosted by Jen Hall, Business Clarity Coach and Impact Expert. It features 21 leading industry experts who are all ready to share their secrets on how to uplevel and play big! Click here for FREE access. Continue reading
Former lawyer and divorce coach, Emma Heptonstall wrote and published her first book How to be a Lady Who Leaves in June 2017.
I recently interviewed Emma and asked her to share her journey and tips that helped her to write and publish the book in just over a year.
What she found most useful about working with Librotas is that all she needed to do was write her book. My team took care of the editing, proofreading, design and publishing, and my role was to keep her focused.
In our interview, I asked Emma for her top pieces of advice for budding authors. She said: Continue reading
Louise was inspired after reading a book about writing a book and using it as a marketing tool, and they embarked on their journey. They soon realised that they needed a purpose to write the book and did extensive research to provide their readers with the best advice.
Their book is Thriving Abroad: The definitive guide to professional and personal relocation success. It brings together their experiences of living abroad and relocating regularly, and working with clients who relocate.
I find many people shift their focus this time of year.
You may have some downtime and use this opportunity to focus on your business and your books.
So I thought I’d take a moment to give you an update of what’s coming up and how we can help, and share a podcast where I was recently interviewed by a former client. Continue reading
On my recent Book Masterclass, I talked about how difficult it can be for some business authors to choose the right topic for their book.
They often have lots of ideas, lots of knowledge and then they struggle to put together the perfect book structure.
If you don’t start with a structure, then the book will be very hard to write, and even harder for your reader to read.
You’ll probably bounce around on many different topics, and there may not be a strong theme.
You may face writer’s block, start to doubt yourself and also lose momentum with writing and finishing your book. Continue reading
The challenge was the catalyst that helped him to get his focus back, gave him clarity and the motivation to finish what he started.
Remarkably, Steve went from a standing start to 20,000 words in the first week and ended with 60,000 words at the end of the challenge.
It was the kick start that he needed and Steve published his book, Portfolio Careers in May 2017.
Interview with Steve Preston
I’ve known Steve for many years and in our interview, he shares his own personal story and the motivation behind writing his books, as well as many tips that will help you on your book writing journey, whether you’ve just started or are experienced in writing books.
He finishes the interview with his top 3 tips for budding authors.
So settle down with a cuppa or go for a walk with us in your headphones, and listen to this inspirational interview.
And if you want to be like Steve and focus on your book this summer, whether you want to write 10,000 words or 60,000, then here’s the link to sign up for the Summer Book Challenge.
I’ll be talking about these in more detail in my upcoming Book Masterclass, and in the meantime, I’d like to mention the fourth one in this week’s blog post and give you some tips if you’re struggling in this area.
One thing that many of my clients struggle with is finding time to write their book. Continue reading