Maya Angelou Quote About Becoming a Writer

Maya Angelou Quote About Becoming a WriterMany people aspire to get their name and ideas into print with articles and books. Unfortunately, many do not know how to become a writer and are either unwilling to invest the time and effort required to develop the skills necessary to become successful (e.g. grammar, punctuation, spelling, writing, marketing, and editing) or do not have the confidence that they can achieve their goal. There are many articles, books and classes available to learn the writing craft, and if you want to write and publish books, to identify the process and resources necessary to do so.  If your goal is to start the journey of becoming a successful writer and to create a personal brand that can lead to income, begin by doing research online or in books stores or a library. Also, search for local writing groups through which you can network and meet those on a similar path. To gather ideas on how you can position yourself to become successful as an author, get a copy of Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors. It focuses on strategies for developing an author platform through personal branding activities.

About Robert W. Lucas

Bob Lucas has been a trainer, presenter and adult educator for over four decades. He who has written hundreds of articles on training, writing, self-publishing and workplace learning skills and issues. He is also an award-winning author who has written thirty-seven books on topics such as, writing, relationships, customer service, brain based learning and creative training strategies, interpersonal communication, diversity, and supervisory skills. Additionally, he has contributed articles, chapters and activities to eighteen compilation books. Bob retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1991 after twenty-two years of active and reserve service.
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