Robert W. Lucas

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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Independent Book Publishers Association Annual Conference 2016

With only four more days before the 2016 Independent Book Publishers Association Publishing University, you still have time to register if you are an independent publisher or an author wanting to learn more about the publishing industry. There is always great networking, educational sessions by industry experts, and a vendor exposition where publishers printers and other companies offering associated services display …

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Book Writing as a Profession

Most people have active thoughts daily about various processes, interests, passions, people, places, things and other facets of their life that would make interesting content for a book. What they often lack is the knowledge or skills necessary to turn their thoughts into words that could be included in a book. Gaining the expertise to fashion a readable document that …

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4 Things To Know About the Best Nonfiction Books

The best nonfiction books, and the ones that are memorable, are written with a goal in mind. Many authors dream of fame and glory when they write a nonfiction book. Others just have a message that they want to share with people. Whatever your reason for writing a nonfiction book, you might want to do what successful writers do…have a plan. …

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2016 Book Fairs and Writers Conferences

In my presentations to authors and publishers on how to capitalize on their books and generate revenue, one of the points that I stress relates to authors and publishers attending book fairs and author and writer conferences regularly. By getting and staying in front of people and networking, any author improves his or her chances of making valuable contacts, identifying useful resources …

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Robert W. Lucas to Present Capitalizing on Your Writing Session

Robert W. Lucas, author of thirty-seven book and hundreds of articles, will be presenting another one of his free author events titled, Capitalizing on Your Writing: Strategies for Recognition and Making Money, at the Alafaya Branch of the Orange County (Florida) Public Library in Orlando, Florida this Saturday (March 26) at 3:00 pm. The program is for established and aspiring authors …

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2016 Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival Summary

My first trip to the Venice, Florida Book Fair on Saturday was a good experience. Like other authors, I am always looking for new ways and venues to facilitate personal branding, share information with potential readers, do some book marketing and sell books. There were 46 people registered at this year’s authors event, which is held adjacent to the Venice Farmers …

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4 Ways to Write Nonfiction Books and Articles More Effectively

Too often, writers want to share everything they know about a topic when writing a non-fiction book or article. This can sometimes lead to boring or useless information being added. It can also cause an otherwise useful book or valuable content to be ignored. The following are four simple nonfiction writing tips that can help ensure that you are creating  your nonfiction books …

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Robert W. Lucas – Exhibiting at the Venice Book Fair and Writers Festival March 18-19, 2016

Robert W. Lucas, internationally-known author and contributor of 37 books, will have his books on display and be available for signings on Saturday March 19 at the Venice Beach Book Fair and Writers Festival. For over three decades, Bob has written business skills books for a variety of publishers, including: McGraw -Hill, Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, American Management Association, Association for Talent Development, …

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Elements of an Effective Non-Fiction Book

For over four decades, I have led workshops and given presentations to thousands of people. Since 1994, I have captured key points of my research and training session content in more than thirty non-fiction books. The following are two approaches that I have learned to be effective in providing content to my readers and that you may also want to consider using. Focus book …

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