Decided to Write Your Book? Great! Expect Life to Change

When I moved to New York, I was overwhelmed for months. It was so intense that…


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What's Your Quick Pitch? Why You Need a Hook

This week in Book Proposal Academy, I’ve been talking about the…


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Are You Suppressing Your True Voice?

When you’re writing a book, you want it to have a great voice. Meaning,…


Checklist: Are You Ready to be a Best-Selling Author?

Do you have an urgent feeling inside that says, "Help! I’ve got a book in me…


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Why You Should NOT Write Your Entire Book First - Don’t Do It!

This advice applies mostly to non-fiction books. Fiction writers – keep…


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5 Signs that it’s Time to Hire a Ghostwriter or Collaborator

Here are some clear signs that hiring a writer is a good fit for you and your…


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Top 5 Myths About Becoming an Author - Don't Let These Hold You Back!

These beliefs slow down the process of writing and selling a great book.…