Carving out the time to write a book requires planning, persistence, and at times, a lot of caffeine. Even with all the right elements in place, making time for writing is a major undertaking, especially when your days are filled with commitments to work, family, and social activities…. I know the routine: Get up, work all day, come home and make dinner, and look after the kids or unwind in front of the TV and then you fall into bed, exhausted, before you have to do it all again the next day. When the weekend comes, you just want to kick back, take it easy, and put the week behind you.
How to Write a Book This Weekend, Even If You Flunked English Like I Did
Tom Bird – Connecting Author, Book and Spirit
There is endless information out there on writing a book, and with the rise of self-publishing , it can be overwhelming, to say the least. As a first-time bestselling author, I can tell you that writing my first book was one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences of my life. I experienced a lot of growth and pushed through many hurdles, in my mind and process, and being able to learn how to publish is something I am truly proud of. While the steps in this phase may seem to be unrelated to actually writing a book, they are very important.
How to Write a Book (and Actually Finish It) in 5 Steps
Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. It's the actual writing.
It just happened again. An email landed in my inbox, claiming to teach me how to write a book in 30 days. As someone who just finished writing a book—which took me decidedly more than four skimpy weeks—I tend to give the side-eye to such hype. For sure. I have coached two retreats where our participants each tap-tap-tapped out a book-length work in a month.