writing tips

Writer’s Block Quotation – Norman Mailer

Many new and experienced authors occasionally experience writer’s block from time to time. This seeming inability to come up with a topic or words to say related to it can be caused be numerous things. For example, inexperience or lack of knowledge on a topic, personal or professional issues that are distracting the mind, fear of failure or not being accepted …

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Inspiration for Writing a Book – Quote by Barbara Kingsolver

Many people who want to be authors search aimlessly for book writing inspiration. They talk to people who have written books, attend writer conferences and training programs,  how-to read books on book writing, and eventually hit upon something that inspires them. It might be an external motivator or cause; or it could be something more intrinsic from within. Writing a book can …

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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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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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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 a topic that is of valuable and interest to the greatest number of readers. A broader non fiction book market …

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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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Inspirational Quote for Writers By Truman Capote

Like many authors, Truman Capote enjoyed his career as an author and often provided positive motivational quotes and encouraged others to follow his approach to writing when they experienced writer’s block or a loss of enthusiasm. The result was that his works are famous. A key to being a successful writer or author is to prepare yourself with the knowledge and …

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