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Can I get a book published?

Can I get a book published?

Can I get a book published? Yes. Yes, you can. Anyone can publish a book these days. There are many different paths to publishing, and they are all within reach if you are willing to learn. Publishing a book is absolutely possible for anyone with an internet connection and a manuscript to share.  Read more…

Can a book really change people's behavior?

Can a book really change people's behavior?

Can writing a book really make someone change their behavior? Here’s a review of a book that persuaded me to change how I spend my money. The book was The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates. And it changed my behavior by eliciting my first ever deliberate charitable donation. Here’s how Melinda Gates changed me forever.  Read more…

How to name your non-fiction book

How to name your non-fiction book

Choosing a name for your non-fiction book is a big task. It can feel daunting. But names are fun, and you should really try your darnedest to lighten up and enjoy the process. If it deserves considerable time and energy (as naming your book does), you should enjoy the time and energy you give it. Here’s how to have fun naming your book. Read more…

When life stops you writing

When life stops you writing

At 10.44pm last night, I sent one of my clients her final, full, shiny and sparkly, ready-to-publish book manuscript. It felt pretty damn good, I’ll tell ya, because this project was a challenge. Here’s what happened when life tried to stop Emma from writing. Read more…

You got questions? I wanna know

You got questions? I wanna know

What do you wonder about writing and publishing a book? I don't care how "dumb" you think your question is. Will you leave a comment and ask me? Here's why I wanna know... Read more…

How to find the theme in your book idea

How to find the theme in your book idea

In this post, we talked about what theme in non-fiction is and looked at examples from based-on-real-life TV, movies, and books. Today, we’re covering how to find the theme in your non-fiction book idea, because it can be as confusing as the nine dimensions of The Good Place. (When you need a laugh, please go watch that show!) First, remember that everyone approaches writing—and writing themes—differently. Read more…

The surprising first step to writing a book

The surprising first step to writing a book

If you have some rough, kinda fuzzy thoughts about writing a book for your business, but you can’t seem to get any further with this idea, this video is for you. We’re talking about the very first step you should take to write your book, even if you don’t really know what your book is about yet!

Are you making your audience feel okay?

Are you making your audience feel okay?

Let’s talk validation. Oprah tells us that everyone wants to know if they're doing okay. Well, your audience is asking that, too. Are you answering them? Are you making them feel okay?

15 Writing tips from today's top entrepreneurs

15 Writing tips from today's top entrepreneurs

This is exciting. Not one, not two, but fifteen of today's top entrepreneurs took time out of their busy schedules to tell me their top writing tips, so I could share them with you.