In my previous post, I discussed how to craft a thesis statement. If you have yours to hand, get it out—you’ll need it for your outline. If you haven’t written one yet, reread the previous post and write one. Once you have a thesis, you’re ready to outline. Before I continue, I should confess that… Continue reading How to Quickly and Easily Outline Your Writing
I’ll begin by stating the obvious; whether you’re writing a blog post, an article, or a book, you need to have a point. Now, you need to state that point in a single sentence.
This post explains how brainstorming gets your creative juices flowing and gives you four methods of brainstorming to try for yourself.
All writers fear the blank page sometimes. Freewriting helps you fill that page quickly and easily. Once you have words on the page, you can start shaping them into the final product.
Whether you’ve ever written a book or not, on some level you know you should write (another) one. Books allow you to be more expansive than other information products and will therefore foster a deeper connection with your reader than you can achieve elsewhere. Below, I list 5 reasons you need to write a book;… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Need to Write a Book
When you sit down to write a book, whether it's your first or your 20th, you're likely to wonder whether you can do it. If this is a fleeting thought that you dismiss and get on with writing, it's not a problem. However, it becomes full-blown impostor syndrome, if you let that moment of doubt… Continue reading Overcoming Impostor Syndrome
Some writers fear staring at a blank page for hours (or days) on end. This fear is most often rooted in impostor syndrome and/or perfectionism (I'll address both of these in their own posts soon), but it's easier to overcome than you might think. If you've decided to write a book, you have some ideas.… Continue reading Never Fear the Blank Page – Start Your Book Now