Some of the best books in the world are there, pretty much fully formed, inside the author’s head.
The introduction may appear at the start of your book, but don’t get caught up trying to perfect it before you write the rest of the manuscript.
When your Word document arrives back from the editor (that’s me) covered in Track Changes marks, and you’ve recovered from the delight/shock/overwhelm of all the changes and suggestions, the next step is to review the changes and work out what you want to keep.
In writing her book Healing the Heart of Your Business, Lisa Fitzpatrick has had to push through a serious bout of writer’s block, a chronic case of not good enough and recurring rounds of it’s impossible to finish.
This post was written by my delightful, driven and deeply committed client Cas McCullough and was originally published on casmccullough.com.
The time around your book launch is critical. It’s the easiest time to get media, even though you are probably at your most exhausted.
You are doing work you truly believe in, writing books and changing the world. There’s only one catch.
Katrina Murray has experienced the reality of the book writing journey.
Sitting here with a fresh coffee and a hot croissant, I remember how blessed I am.
I was going to write something about the amazingly incredible time my family spent in East Africa over the summer holidays, but there was so much to say I didn’t know where to start (yes, writer’s block happens to editors too!).