Thoughts On How to Succeed As An Author

Thoughts On How to Succeed As An AuthorThere are many things you must learn if you expect to succeed as an author. In addition to having a sound understanding of the rules of grammar, punctuation and syntax, you must also be able to weave the words into a story or message. This message must attract and hold the interest of your readers and also paint a picture or explain concepts effectively in their minds.

Once you have your words in what you consider final format, you MUST enlist the help of a qualified, competent editor to proofread and make suggested changes to your work. Only then are you ready to move on to the production phase of your book.

About bob 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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