Write A Book Fast: 2 Simple Ways To Make Writing Easier

Are you struggling to write a book? I work with self-publishing authors every day. Their biggest challenges: failing to answer the why? question, and over-thinking the process. This leads to procrastination and self-doubt. Whether you’re writing fiction or nonfiction, your writing process will go more smoothly if you write your blurb (book description) first. Although you’ll rework your book’s blurb … Read more

From Dud To Fiction Bestseller: 3 Strategies To Get You There

You’re writing fiction. Sooner or later, during your first draft, you’ll realize “this isn’t the book that’s in my head. WHY can’t I write what I can see and feel so clearly in my imagination?” Although you’re tempted to stop writing because you’re convinced you’re writing garbage — keep writing. Chances are that you’ll hit this painful psychological wall with … Read more

Aspiring Freelance Writer? 3 Real-World Tips You Can Use Today

You want to become a freelance writer. Excellent! There’s never been a better time to be a writer. Print magazines and newspapers may be slumping or dead, but content rules. In the final months of 2019, I received lots of enquiries from aspiring writers about getting started in the world of freelancing. Unfortunately I also received sad messages from flailing … Read more