Interview with Azmina Jiwa, author of FREEDOM to Be Me

Azmina Jiwa

Azmina Jiwa started writing her book five years ago. Four chapters in, she got stuck. It would have been so easy for her to put it aside, never to do anything with it, but she took action to make it happen. She engaged myself and the Librotas team for help with every part of the process. We…

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How to become a writer

Writing a book. What is it about this that some people find easy? And why do some people find it damn hard?! It came up on our writing retreat. One of our clients doubted her ability to get words down on paper. She believed she was a speaker. She didn’t believe she could write articulately.…

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The problem with book publishing today

It’s easier than ever to write your book and get it published. But there’s a big problem with this. Sure it’s great that with the ever-evolving digital age, it’s easier to tell your story, share your wisdom and communicate what you have to say. But many get lost in the melee of people who are…

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How can I market my book and my business?

Are you feeling time poor, stretched to your limit and know you need to have a more effective way to market your book, yourself and your business? Perhaps you have thought about writing a book or have started writing it, but now the book writing process seems to be getting in the way of marketing,…

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What is your book goal and vision?

What is your book goal or vision? What do you want it to do for you and your business? Over the summer, we carried out a survey and asked the question: What is your vision for your book?  19% want to sell lots of copies and make an income from their book 68% want to…

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The biggest challenges faced by business authors

Not knowing how to get started, finding time to write and struggling with procrastination are typically the biggest challenges that many business authors face when writing a book. To get an update on what our authors have been saying, over the summer we ran a survey to find out what stops people from both starting…

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Interview with Nii Boi-Dsane, author of ‘Retire Well’

When Nii Boi-Dsane started speaking to people about retirement, he found that, for many of them, this concept is a big issue. A transformation life coach with a keen interest in health and retirement, Nii realised that he needed to write a book about it. So he did. Author Spotlight interview with Nii Boi-Dsane In…

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