non-fiction books

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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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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How to Write a Book Proposal for Non Fiction Books

If you are working with traditional publishers, or with some small to mid-size ones, you will likely either be using a query letter or a book proposal to get the acquisition editor’s attention.  Since many publishers no longer accept an unsolicited non fiction book proposal, it is crucial that you provide the information that will help make them want to take …

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What Is a Nonfiction Book?

Nonfiction books are one of the two divisions of prose writing (fiction being the second).The genre of non fiction books provides accurate factual or truthful information that is based on empirical or historical data according the author. Non-fiction books cover many topic areas which are written to inform, educate or share ideas and suggestions to readers. Some of the more popular nonfiction categories include: …

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Writing Nonfiction Books for Living

Authors who focus on nonfiction writing often enjoy the learning aspect in doing the research and gathering their information together before they begin. For example writing a business book requires hours of research and combing through books, articles and online resources in order to ensure that facts and other data included in the book are accurate. A quote by Janine …

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Adding Credibility to Nonfiction Books by Quoting Experts

Nonfiction authors must be conscious of the desire of their readers to gain new cutting-edge ideas or substantiate what they believe or what they are looking for. While nonfiction readers search out thought leaders in a given industry for the latest, greatest strategies and techniques, they also want to know that what they are reading is in fact true and accurate. They do …

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