How to write a book quickly and easily

I recently had a conversation with a lady who has started writing her book. But she got stuck after the first chapter and now struggles to find time to get it done. I had another conversation with a client who – before meeting our team – had written many thousands of words, but they weren’t…

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7 ways writing a book can save you time

If I had a pound for every time someone said to me “I want to write a book, but I don’t have time to do it”, then I’d be a very rich woman! Don’t get me wrong, writing a book is a big thing to do. And sometimes it does feel hard to carve out…

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10 time saving book writing tips

Struggling to find time to write is one of the biggest things that stops people from both starting and finishing their book. Some get stuck, so they find something else to do instead. Others get in their own way. They wonder if they know enough or worry about what others might think. And many simply…

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How writing a book has changed my life!

On last month’s Ask The Book Mentor webinar, we were asked the following question: How does writing a book change your life as a business owner? Wow that’s a hard question to answer. If you listened into the webinar, you’ll have heard mine and Sheryl’s responses towards the end of the recording. In my view,…

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It’s never too early to start marketing your book

It’s never too early to start marketing your book. We actively encourage clients to shout about their book before they’ve started to write it, and to continue their promotion for many months and years after its launch. This is the best way to maximise sales, reach more people, and achieve the best success with your book.  In…

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How do I know if I’m writing the right book?

Occasionally I have a panicky email from one of my clients or a conversation that goes something like this… Am I writing the right book? How do you know if you’re writing the right book? When I say the right book, this is likely to be ‘THE book’. It’s likely to be the one that…

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Interview with Lorraine Palmer, author of Raw Food in a Flash

In our Author’s Journey Facebook group this week, Sheryl Andrews interviewed Librotas client, Lorraine Palmer. She started working with me with a VIP planning day in 2015 and published her book last year. Lorraine is the author of Raw Food in a Flash, written for peri-menopausal women and those going through the menopause. It includes…

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5 excuses that will stop you from writing a book

Last week I attended The Best You Expo in London, and something one of the speakers said really resonated with me. This was the gist of it: “So many people put off doing what they want to do. There’s always an excuse… They’ll do it when they’ve achieved something else first. They’ll blame other people…

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What does a book mentor do?

On Wednesday 14 February, I’m going to tell you more about what I love to do! At 1pm GMT, please join me and my colleague Sheryl Andrews for the first Ask the Book Mentor webinar of the year. You can ask us any question you like about planning, writing, publishing or marketing a business building book.…

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