How long does it actually take to write a book? Part 4: Revision, beta readers, editor (25 hours)

Once you finish your messy draft, you have four steps left before you're ready to send your book to be formatted for publication!These four steps are:Big picture revision

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Your messy draft (40 hours)

Writing your messy draft, aka first draft, is by far the most time consuming part of the process. The main challenges you'll face at this stage are all

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How long does it actually take to write a book? Part 1: Myth of the natural writer

When you hear that someone is writing a book, do you imagine that they're spending hours and hours every day in front of their computer typing away? Do

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Do you know enough to write a book?

Would-be authors ask me whether they know enough to write a book all the time. It’s in the top 3 concerns people have about writing a book –

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Quick fix pitfalls for authors

If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you’ve seen a lot from me about how to make writing easier and how to keep your book from

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