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Which of These Steps Blocked Your Book?

write that book May 07, 2018

Book-Writers Guidelines-

See if you can spot the slippery slope hidden in these simple steps to writing your book!

1A. Before you even LOOK at these steps, start writing anything at all, EVERY DAY.

Write a Crappy Chapter.

ANYTHING you write will prime your Writer's Pump!

Writing frees the flow that will bring forth your gold!

1. Decide what the book is about-

Good writing is always about something. Write the argument of your book in a sentence, then stretch that out to a paragraph, and then to a one-page outline. After that, write a table of contents to help guide you as you write, then break each chapter into a few sections. Think of your book as a beginning, middle, and end. Anything more complicated will get you lost.

2. Set a daily word count goal

John Grisham began his writing career as a lawyer and new dad — in other words, he was swamped. Nonetheless, he got up an hour or two early every morning and wrote a page a day. After a couple of years, he had a novel. A...

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