Nonfiction Book Writing Process – Getting Your Book Into Print Fast

Nonfiction Book Writing Process – Getting Your Book Into Print Fast

Have you ever read one of those articles titled something like, “Proven Strategies for Writing a Book in One Month” and thought — “No Way?” I must admit that I have always been skeptical of this concept. But using my nonfiction book writing process, which I outlined in an article on this blog last month, I started my latest book on September 17th. It is …

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Starting a Nonfiction Book Writing Business

There are many things to remember when starting a nonfiction book writing business. So that you do not forget anything, use a checklist and tap into the volume of free and inexpensive resources available on the Internet and through other resources. Here are some key steps to help during your journey, along with resources to get you started: Write a business …

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6 Nonfiction Book Writing Tips for Authors

Writing a nonfiction book differs from creating fiction books. Nonfiction authors are typically subject matter experts and spend a good deal of time researching to find or validate information that they plan to address in their books. On the other hand, fiction authors have more flexibility and have more latitude to use their imagination as they create dialogue, characters, settings …

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Planning Is the Key To Successful Nonfiction Book Writing

Like anything else in life, those who succeed at nonfiction book writing make lists and prepare in advance. By doing research on your topic, such as, your competition, possible titles, and amount of existing research and information available on your topic, you will be better able to approach your manuscript with some solid ideas in mind. Additionally, do not try to …

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Creating Income from Nonfiction Book Writing

In these unsteady times where an organization that you might be part of is experiencing downsizing, rightsizing or in some cases, capsizing, as a norm, or in a situation where you are dependent on clients or others, wouldn’t it be nice to have a safety net that you control. This is possible for those who create nonfiction books and associated products …

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The Role of Research in Successful Nonfiction Book Writing

Many nonfiction authors come up with great ideas for book topics and often have a lot of knowledge, experience and expertise. Even so, they still need to spend some time doing research on their intended content areas in order to be successful. This is because there is typically not a lot of original ideas out there; just variations on a theme.  …

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Successful Nonfiction Book Writing and Marketing

Writing is for the most part a solitary activity with you and your computer or notepad sitting alone for hours and days on end.  On the other hand, effective marketing requires you to blend solitary efforts (e.g. sending out news releases, creating media kits, writing blogs or developing marketing materials) with contact events (e.g. participating in media interviews, giving presentations, …

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Successful Nonfiction Book Writing – Tip #1

An “ah-ha” for me as an author of twenty nonfiction books and thirteen compilation contributions has been that writing must come from the heart if you are going to be successful at it. It is hard work and quite honestly, many people do not have the initiative, ability, or true desire to put in the hours required to identify a topic, …

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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 elements. Nonfiction books contain information based on people, issues, facts, data based on reality and actual events. This means that nonfiction authors …

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