Book writing

The 7 excuses that will stop you from writing your book

If you have an excuse not to write your book, we’ve probably heard it before! Yet, we’ve had many conversations with enthusiastic wanna-be authors. They get excited when they tell us about their book. They know the difference that it’s going to make to them, their clients and their business. And yet something keeps getting…

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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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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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How to make an impact with your book cover, title and the first few words!

Throughout August, we’ve been running the 10,000 Word Summer Book Challenge. We’ve had dozens of clients who have been working on their book; some in the early stages and others finishing their manuscript. The second webinar of the month was an ‘Ask The Book Mentor’ session, and I was asked the following question: How do I…

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Book Writing Made Simpler

Book writing doesn’t have to be difficult. Honestly! It may not feel this way when you have a myriad of words going around your head, and you’re not sure which words to include and which to leave out. It may not feel like this when you’re struggling to find time to write, and other important…

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How to maximise your writing motivation

If you were on our recent Book Masterclass, you’ll have seen Sheryl talk you through the various stages of writing and publishing a book. Most people start at the dreaming phase. This may be triggered if someone has said to you something like: “You should write a book about this…” Or you realise that you…

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