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How to edit a book

How to Edit a Book: 7 Steps For Becoming a Ferocious Self-Editor

July 8, 2021

So you want to get published? To give yourself the best chance, you need to learn how to edit your manuscript so a publisher will want to turn it into a book. Whether you want to self-publish or land a traditional publishing deal (where they… [Continue reading below]

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How to write a memoir

How to Write Your Memoir: A 5-Step Guide

May 4, 2020

Memoir is not just a fancy literary term for an autobiography. I say that from the start, because I so often hear the terms incorrectly interchanged. Your memoir will be autobiographical, of course, but it can’t be about you. Confused yet? Stay with me. Autobiography… [Continue reading below]

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How to Write a Book From Start to Finish

How to Write a Book From Start to Finish: A Proven Guide

January 6, 2020

So you want to write a book. Becoming an author can change your life—not to mention give you the ability to impact thousands, even millions, of people. But writing a book isn’t easy. As a 21-time New York Times bestselling author, I can tell you:… [Continue reading below]

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How to Start Writing a Memoir

How to Start Writing Your Memoir

November 4, 2019

Guest post by Joe Bunting How do you start writing a book about your life? How do you take your whole lived experience, all the memories and emotions and events, and then write a first page? Or even a first sentence? It’s not easy, right?… [Continue reading below]

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Setting Goals to Finish Writing Your Book

Setting Goals to Finish Writing Your Book

May 13, 2019

Guest Post by Brian Tracy Over the course of writing more than 70 books, I have found two things essential to turning my ideas into published books. The first is following a proven system to plan, write, edit, and publish my manuscripts. The second is… [Continue reading below]

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