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Writing Nonfiction Books

The most recent stage of my nonfiction writing life took me to the world of books. Actually, there was some overlap among all of these stages. Writing for business certainly involved magazine writing, and beginning to write books overlapped with business

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The Book of Five for Authors

Instead of struggling to come up with new blog ideas twice a week, I like to do posts based on a particular theme. In a recent series, I covered “everything authors need to know about nonfiction books” in lists of five

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The Problem With Works-in-Progress

“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” —Philip Roth How many writing projects have you begun but never finished? The article you promised to send to the editor you met two months ago? A poem you abandoned after the

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5 Reasons to Plan Before You Write Your Book

    It is not uncommon for first-time authors to be so excited about the books they want to write that they just sit down and start writing. It is also not uncommon for them to hit a wall and

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5 Ways a Book Coach Can Guide you

You have decided to write your first nonfiction book, but you’re not exactly sure how to go about it. Perhaps you take a class or buy a few books to help you get a handle on the process. Finally, it’s

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