Hundreds of coaches, freelancers, entrepreneurs, executives, leaders, managers and business owners consider going down this route at some point in their career. However, the number of people who want to write a book and the number of people who actually do it are very different. Writing a good business book is even harder. There is no quick way of writing a good book.
So You Want to Write a Business Book
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A few years ago, I received a call out of the blue from the publishing company McGraw-Hill. Did I want to write a book , the person on the line wondered. I was shocked and flattered. But what did I know about writing a book? Absolutely nothing. So I asked a few friends who had written books for their advice.
Writing A Book In 30-Days
I was a bookworm from a very young age, too, collecting books and pouring over them, not just obsessing over the stories inside, but also finding peculiar pleasure even in the tactile element of holding a book itself in my hands. I wanted someone to hold my words in their hands and be taken away from the present and into the story I created for them. Fast forward about 20 years and I had my story. This very important story - the one about my dad - needs to be birthed, but I decided that it would not be my first book.
What do writers really glean from these write-a-thons? We asked the WD writing community, and responses came in waves—with refreshing honesty, admitted mistakes, tales of redemption, palpable pride, self-deprecating humor, and, above all, contagious enthusiasm. Because who knows?