Non-fiction writing

Ways to Succeed As a Nonfiction Author

There are a variety of ways to succeed as a nonfiction author if you take time to plan ahead before you start writing. Like many other things in life, writing a successful nonfiction book takes more than just a dream. Some people have the mistaken belief that writing a nonfiction book will bring them fame and fortune. While there have been many exceptions (e.g. …

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Robert W. Lucas to Speak at Florida Writers Association Mini-Conference

Author Robert W. Lucas to speak at Florida Writers Association mini-conference for nonfiction authors at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs on June 25, 2016. Along with Bob, other successful authors and other writing industry professionals will conduct sessions designed to help current and aspiring authors build their knowledge related to writing, producing, marketing and selling books and building an author platform. Bob’s three- hour session, The Business of Writing: …

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Three Tips for Writing Effective Nonfiction Books

Like every other book genre, non fiction books appeal to a certain type of reader. Depending on your focus, you might be sharing a personal memoir, providing self help tips, giving guidance on a specific topic or skill, or offering numerous other bits of information that readers might use to enhance their knowledge. Whatever your intent, you should take time …

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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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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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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 writers are subject matter experts (SMEs) who have years of expertise and extensive knowledge about their topic. Because of this, they …

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) 2014 Annual Conference

If you have not already done so, there is still time to register for the August 8-9 annual Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) and still get the early bird discount. The conference is designed for authors, small, self and independent publishers, as well as others involved in book writing and publishing businesses. It includes three Friday workshops on developing and publishing children’s, nonfiction or fiction …

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Four Common Excuses That Inhibit Aspiring Non Fiction Authors

Thousands of people likely say each day that they want to become a non fiction author…someday. Yet, many never achieve their dream because the find reasons why they cannot write. These people often have college degrees, years of experience and expertise in a given field or on a specific topic about which they want to write, and they have the ability to …

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How To Become a Writer – Four Easy Implementation Steps

How to become a writer or author is what many aspiring writers and authors want to know. This is one of the most common things that current and potential writers and authors ask me about when I do presentations on becoming a writer. They also want to know, “Where do I begin in order to write a book or article.” Here are four things …

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