There’s more to being an author than writing

There’s more to being an author than writing

Virtually everyone has valuable knowledge they could share in a book and, if you’re a business owner, you’ll have experience to back that up.  But writing a book isn’t just about sitting down and writing 40-50,000 words. Research A smart author does their homework. ...
From pipedream to profit

From pipedream to profit

First time authors often underestimate the amount of work that goes into writing a successful book.  I know many authors whose books don’t do as well as they could because they’ve neglected one or more of these essential stages. 1: Research Before you even start...
Me, an author?

Me, an author?

Currently, the boot of my car has a couple of dozen copies of the latest book I’ve produced, The Reputation Gap, written with my co-author, Peter Roper.  It’s not my first book and I’m currently well into the next one.  As a writer, it’s probably not surprising that...
How to write a non-fiction book

How to write a non-fiction book

A book is a great way to set yourself apart from your competitors.  Being an author gives you a certain kudos – as long as you’re working with a good editor/writer who will take your amazing ideas and polish them to a fine shine. If you’re planning to share your...
Every book starts with a blank page

Every book starts with a blank page

Every author has to make a start and each writer has different experiences of getting their book out of their head and into a manuscript.  Even if you find writing easy, organising and developing a whole book can be daunting.  If you have lots of great ideas, but...