Free Writing Tips for Authors

The-Prosperous-Author-2016-5-22Welcome to a growing collection of free writing tips for aspiring and working authors, marketing consultants, and writers in all genres. Addition tips will be added periodically. You are welcome to reprint any of them, without changes, if you include the information About Bobbi Linkemer at the end. Please let me know where and when the article is published it. If there is a subject you would like to read about, please contact me at 314-968-8661 or bobbi@writeanonfictionbook.com. Thanks for your interest!

Main topics:


How to Write a Nonfiction Book


5 Mistakes New Authors Make
5 Rules Every New Author Should Follow
7 Guidelines for Writing a Nonfiction Book
7 Questions to Ask Before You Write Your Book
7 Ways to Research Your Nonfiction Book
Between the Covers of Your Nonfiction Book
Do you have a book in you?
How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal
It Takes a Team to Publish a Nonfiction Book
The one sentence every author must complete: “My book is about ….”
Theory vs. Practice When You Write a Nonfiction Book
What Every Author Should Know About Saving Book Files
Ya Gotta Have a System
Your Life is a Story. Tell it in a Memoir.

How to Publish a Nonfiction Book


7 Keys to Foolproof Nonfiction Book Proposals  7 Publishing Options for Nonfiction Authors
7 Questions to Help You Find the Perfect Literary Agent
What Every Author Should Know About Literary Agents
What Every Author Should Know About Print-On-Demand (POD) Publishing
What Every Author Should Know About Self-Publishing

How to Market a Nonfiction Book

5 Reasons to Become a Blogger
7 Ways to Promote Your Nonfiction Book
7 Ways to Get Your Blog Noticed
Marketing Basics for Beginners

Coaching

7 Ways a Book Coach Can Help You Write Your Nonfiction Book
7 Ways to Work Well With a Book Writing Coach
How a Book-Writing Coach Help You Plan Your Nonfiction Book
How a Book-Writing Coach Helps You Organize Your Nonfiction Book
How a Book-Writing Coach Helps You Promote Your Nonfiction Book
How a Book-Writing Coach Helps You Publish Your Nonfiction Book
How a Book-Writing Coach Helps You Write Your Nonfiction Book
What to Expect When You Hire a Book-Writing Coach

Ghostwriting

7 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Ghostwriter
Ghostwriting Isn’t for Sissies
The Savvy Ghostwriter: 30 Smart Questions to Ask About Payment
The Savvy Ghostwriter: 7 Smart Questions to Ask About the Book
The Savvy Ghostwriter: 7 Smart Questions to Ask About the Client
The Savvy Ghostwriter: 7 Smart Questions to Ask About the Process
What it Takes to Be a Ghostwriter
Why Hire a Ghostwriter?

Freelance Writing

7 Powerful Reasons to Write Articles
7 Ways to Carve Out Your Niche as a Freelance Writer
7 Ways Your Deadlines Can Be Derailed & What To Do About It
10 Steps to Managing Your Finances When You Are a Freelance Writer
An “Uncommitted Independent” or, what it means to be a freelance writer
Every Writer’s Dream: Doing What You Love, Loving What You Do
Essential Writers’ Tools: Curiosity & Imagination
How a Writer Finds Work
Life is a Marketing Call
Putting on Your Business Hat
The 5 Cs of Juggling Jobs
The Right Way to Write a Feature Article
The Secret of Professional Image for Writers: Everything Counts
To Generalize or Specialize: That is the Question
What You Should Know Before You Become a Freelance Writer

What it Takes to Be a Writer


6 Steps to Tackling a New Learning Goal
Looking for the Right Way to Write? Here are 7 Ways to Find It
Mind Like a Macintosh
Mind Like a Sponge
Professionalism in Writing: You Know it When You See it
The Art of Interviewing
Think Like a Winner: Why a Writer Needs Courage
Trust the (Creative) Process
Two Sides of a Coin: Attention Span & Focus
Why a Writer Has to Stay in Shape
Why a Writer Needs People Skills
Why Every Writer Needs an Editor

Professional Speaking

The Four Ps of Public Speaking
The Making of a Professional Speaker