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Use SMART Goals When Writing Non Fiction Books

Both aspiring and experienced writers often make the mistake of failing to develop and follow a plan when writing a nonfiction book.  This is a mistake and can lead to a less than stellar product in the end. In some cases, non fiction … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing Non Fiction Books That People Want to Read

Many nonfiction writers create works that are not often read. The challenge in producing good non fiction books that readers will receive well and enjoy reading is to do your homework in advance. Here a few tips for writing good nonfiction books: Identify … Continue reading

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How to Write a Book Proposal for Non Fiction Books

If you are working with traditional publishers, or with some small to mid-size ones, you will likely either be using a query letter or a book proposal to get the acquisition editor’s attention.  Since many publishers no longer accept an … Continue reading

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Writing Nonfiction Books for Profit, Fame and Personal Satisfaction

My personal experience and opinion related to writing nonfiction books is that it is something that is relatively easy to do when compared to fiction writing. That is not to say that writing nonfiction books does not take talent, knowledge … Continue reading

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Writing Marketable Nonfiction Books – A Proven Process

Many new authors struggle with writing marketable nonfiction books. In reality, it is a process of researching and planning content that will satisfy reader needs, wants and expectations. Fiction books typically revolve around characters, situations, plots and other real or imagined … Continue reading

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Write Nonfiction Books that Sell (Part II) – The Business of Being An Author

In Part I of this article, How to write nonfiction books that sell, I shared four phases of nonfiction writing that I use. That is the process that I follow when creating a new manuscript. Those phases are: Select a marketable … Continue reading

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How to Write Nonfiction Books that Sell (Part I)

My first three nonfiction books were published in 1994. Thirty-seven books and compilations later, I am still working to perfect my technique in order to write nonfiction books that sell. Like most authors, I have made mistakes along my path … Continue reading

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Build Your Nonfiction Author Platform to Sell More Books

Would you like to have an established list of potential buyers for your next book before you even write it? Would you like to have other people selling your book for you at no cost by sharing information about it with their networks? … Continue reading

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The Business of Writing Nonfiction Books

Many people say “someday I am going to write a book.” For a variety of reasons, most never accomplish that vision. Life takes over. They have kids, work two jobs, encounter medical and family issues, and the list goes on. The … Continue reading

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Write Effective Back Cover Sales Copy for Nonfiction Books

As a nonfiction author who self publishes, one of the most important tasks that you will have to tackle is how to write effective back cover sales copy for nonfiction books. This cover content is one of the most important aspects of your new book. … Continue reading

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