Learn About Non-Fiction Writing By Robert W Lucas

Nonfiction author, writer, and self-publisher ideas, strategies, resources, and advice.

One Secret to Being a Successful Nonfiction Writer

After writing and publishing books for the past couple of decades, I have experienced a number of “ah-has.” If I had known them in the beginning I might have saved a lot of time and frustration while developing my books and articles. They might have even helped me better capitalize on my works earlier in my career. One thing I learned …

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Finding Ideas for Your Books and Articles

If you have struggled with a topic for your latest article or for a book that you are planning, you are not alone. As the saying goes, ideas “don’t fall out of trees.” The next time you are struggling to come up with a theme or topic for a writing project, try doing an idea excursion. That is to take …

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Writing Software for Authors

I’ve recently come across what I think is a really useful author tool. Since I started writing books in the mid-90s, my process has been to do research, collect articles, create outlines, write, edit, identify graphics and images for possible use and perform other related writing functions. Typically, I keep a manila folder to store articles, notes and other material …

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Six Tips for Successful Non-Fiction Writing

    Six Tips for Successful Nonfiction Book Writing Nonfiction writing often serves to educate, explain, highlight and document the events that people experience in life and the world. While you can use your voice to also entertain and add humor, many nonfiction writers focus on details and facts. Not unlike those who write fiction, most nonfiction writers struggle to …

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Protecting Your Electronic Author Rights

There has been a lot change in the publishing industry in the past decade related to how electronic rights are exercised and compensated to authors. If you are going to sign a contract with a major publishing house, always be sure you understand the contractual agreement related to what you are giving away and what you will receive in exchange. …

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Generating Book and Article Ideas

Struggling to come up with just the right topic or title idea for your book or article? Don’t reinvent the wheel. Instead take some time to take an idea excursion to see what others are writing about. The following are six easy to access resources to help you generate ideas: Books and periodicals. There are thousands of ideas available at …

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How to Market a Book with Social Media

If you are a new author thinking of how you can build a following, market a book and sell more books, you might certainly want to consider the potential impact of social media. By simply establishing accounts on the various social sites and developing a reader following for blogs and articles that you can share there; you can potentially become a …

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Nonfiction Writers Blog

Welcome to my newest blog designed specifically to share my knowledge and experience as an international writer/author and contributing author of thirty-three nonfiction books. This website focuses on providing tips, techniques and strategies that anyone can use to convert their knowledge, ideas and expertise into published articles or nonfiction books. These books can be used a tool to help authors and writers …

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