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How To Publish A Book: 10 Simple Steps To Finally Become An Author

I was surprised to learn that 81% of Americans want to write a book. The statistic is surprising because so few people actually do. Of those who do write a book and attempt to publish through traditional channels (ie: big publishing companies), about 98% get a rejection letter. That statistic alone is enough to turn […]

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Your New Year’s Challenge: Write Your First Book

Here’s a challenge for you: write your first book in the coming year. Someone once gave me that challenge, and it scared me [email protected]*less. Me? Write a book?? Mwahaaaa!! Who would take me seriously? How would I get it published? How would I ever have time to write a full book? Just the thought of it […]

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How To Write A Book For Kindle About Your Expertise Or Passion

No matter who you are or what you do, you should write a book. It’s more important now than it has ever been. Why? Because digital communication is pervasive. From emails and texts to blog posts and social media, we share virtually all information electronically, and most of it in written words. Gone are the days when […]

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How To Write A Personal Mission Statement In 8 Steps

Early in my career, I worked in public relations for the JCPenney Company. James Cash Penney, the founder of the now national retailer, based his business philosophy on one simple mission statement: “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you” — the Golden Rule. In fact, his first store was called The Golden […]

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Becoming A Writer: Why You Absolutely Must Have Good Writing Skills

I write six days a week an average of 3000 or more words a day. This writing includes blog posts, books I’m working on, as well as materials for self-improvement courses I create. That adds up to about 936,400 words a year. According to Amazon’s Text Stats feature, the median length for all books is about […]

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