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Writing a Book

Advice for people who want to write books of their own, with or without my help. Publishing has its own category

Self Publishing: Mission, Goals and Cover Guidance

Welcome to the second installment of my self-publishing adventure. Because I ghostwrite books, I'm sharing my process so that potential clients who are interested in this option will know what to expect or anticipate.

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Insider View of Self-Publishing

After writing about how to roll blog posts, newsletters and articles into books, self publishing, writing book proposals and what a book can do for you professionally, I invite you to walk with me down the path of self-publishing a book of my own.

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In Search of a Sugar Daddy Publisher

When I talk to prospective authors about their publishing plans very few know what they're up against trying to get a traditional publisher to fund their project. That's how you should think of it -- funding the project.

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Do I Have Enough Content To Fill a Book?

Everything I write on this site is addressed to business professionals who know they need to produce content, including books, to enhance their professionalism, to grow their client base or to achieve a social outcome.  If this applies to you, read on, but if you want someone to help you write a novel, I'm not the person you're looking for.

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Want a Book Publisher? Start with a Book Proposal

If you're writing a non-fiction book and you're NOT interested in publishing it yourself,  you need to write a book proposal, not a book.

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So, You Want to Write a Book

Wall to wall books in several rooms

"Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book." ~  Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Content is Content, Platforms are Platforms

A month ago I took a ten-day reading and writing sabbatical while dog sitting for friends. I came back refreshed, informed and ready to embrace emerging technologies and business models for content producers.

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Three Things Business Authors Should Learn From Celebrity Autobiographies

Sitting in the Booth Playhouse I found myself squirming at times, wiping away tears at others and often feeling ashamed of the ghost writers who were behind the work being read. For a taste of the brilliance I included a video at the bottom of the page.

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Books are Marathons, Articles are Sprints. Sprint First

My stream of inquiries has picked up lately from business professionals who want me to ghost write their books.  YEAH!

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Lessons on Plagiarism from “The Decider”

In light of the news that our 43rd president plagiarized portions of his OWN MEMOIR, it's clearly time for a review of what we learned in high school English class about giving credit to others. Not doing so is an act of piracy.

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