Writing Non Fiction Tips

Recently I sat in on a session with Dr Neeta Bhushan who has now published her book. In that process she gave a talk about lessons learned in writing her book to help other nonfiction writers get it right up front. These are my notes based on her talk and my own input to expand… Continue reading Writing Non Fiction Tips


How to Write Your First Novel

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When you want advice on how to write, it's hard to filter through the dross. Everyone's suddenly an expert on the internet, even if all they've ever written is a shopping list. If you want to learn well, learn from those who have done what you want to do. I'd never heard of Scott Sigler.… Continue reading How to Write Your First Novel

13 Steps to Writing a Book – Jerry Jenkins

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https://youtu.be/yHKKtxliYaY When you want advice on writing a book, it pays to get it from someone who has done it before. Jenkins has penned over 190 books (not a misprint!) and reached the NYT bestseller list 21 times. That's someone you need to listen to. Much of what he has to say is not new… Continue reading 13 Steps to Writing a Book – Jerry Jenkins

What Makes You Write?

Hard to believe, I know, but not everyone feels compelled to write. Yeah. I don't get that either. Still, each to their own. For those who do have an insatiable and unstoppable urge to write, the question becomes ... why? I was fortunate enough to hear a few authors talking about their journey to being… Continue reading What Makes You Write?

How To Write a Book in 2 Minutes

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I was testing out how fast I could produce a video. Turns out ... fast! In this really quick 2 minute video I cover off the four key elements to writing a book what's the big idea? create a plan scope out the book write! And you're done! Obviously there is a lot more… Continue reading How To Write a Book in 2 Minutes

How to be a writer

If you want a no-holds-barred look at writing, check out Scott's post here: http://www.scottberkun.com/blog/2007/how-to-write-a-book-the-short-honest-truth/ Ouch! My view? Anyone can write. There's never been more opportunity for people to freely express themselves. Why, even blogs are built around writing and publishing - and millions do it for free. The questions are: Have you got something to… Continue reading How to be a writer