When’s the best time to get a book mentor?

When’s the best time to get a book mentor? Is it when your business coach tells you to do it?! Is it when you’ve started but are feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Or is it when you’re in the concept or idea stage? I generally work with clients in stage 3 (or 1!) but sometimes people…

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Writing a book ROI

When you make the decision to write a book, there’s an elephant in the room… How are you going to get a return on your book investment? Nick Fewings was recently telling me about the success he’s had since launching Team Lead Succeed in March 2022. I invited him to have a chat with me…

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Getting a book deal

This is an email I received from Helen Rowe over the summer: I just wanted to let you know that I have accepted a book deal with Flint Books (a sister company to The History Press). They are offering a small advance and ‘Eliminating Poverty from Britain’ is due to be published in April/May next…

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How to recoup your book investment

Sarah Hamilton-Gill

Writing a book is never just about writing a book when I work with my clients. It’s all about writing the book that’s going to get you the best results. Let me give you an example. In 2020, I worked with Sarah Hamilton-Gill. I mentioned Sarah in my recent video training, ’15 Ways you can Grow…

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The PROVEN Book Writing Formula

All successful nonfiction books follow a proven book writing formula. When I say successful, I mean they have sold millions of copies worldwide, have thousands of reviews and many raving fans. They are the types of books that people recommend again and again. You may have heard of some of them. I’m thinking about books…

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Author Spotlight interview with Della Judd

There’s no doubt that the challenges and changes of the last couple of years have impacted on our lives and the way we like to work. From home-based working and consideration of how one may want to align their job to a culture, boss or location, it has brought the subject to the fore. It…

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Author Spotlight interview with Kevin Brent

Kevin Brent was compelled to write his book for two reasons: For the last 10 years, he has worked with owner-managers and wanted a book to support his business, that could be used as a reference guide and a workbook, and support new franchisees. 0.7% of businesses scale to more than 50 employees and 4%…

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Author Spotlight interview with Zoe Dronfield

When you’ve been through devastating life experiences, how can you use these experiences as a force for good? Well, you write a book about it, don’t you?! Sheryl Andrews recently interviewed Librotas client, Zoe Dronfield, to find out how she did this. A victim of a high-profile attack in 2014, which nearly cost her her…

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Author Spotlight interview with Zana Goic Petricevic

Lisbon, Paris, Montenegro? Where in the world would you like your book to take you? I was recently talking to Zana Goic Petricevic and she agreed to go on video with me to chat about the successes she’s had after publishing her first book, Bold Reinvented, last September. We are now working together on book…

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Author Spotlight interview with Jenny Gordon

Jenny Gordon first worked with the Librotas team at our writing retreat in Spain in 2019. Although whilst navigating the COVID-19 period, she realised that she had to write a different book before the one she was originally planning to write. Her book was about comparisonitis. During the pandemic she felt it was inappropriate to…

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