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Questions before writing a book

First Steps From Idea To Writing Your Own Book

Whatever your job, project, or dream is, if it involves writing a book then this may seem like an overwhelming task. How do I even begin? What should I work on first? How do I structure it? How do I get people interested in my work or my story?...
book proposal

Guide for Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal

Before you begin writing, it’s a good idea to take a look at a few different examples of successful proposals, such as those published in Jeff Herman’s book “Write the Perfect Book Proposal.” The better a writer understands how to create...
book and software

Book Publishing Software

Introduction to Book Publishing Software Many authors publish books and other printed material themselves though a professional on-demand printing service or by using desktop publishing software at home (Learn about software you can use to help...
Letters that say "About Me"_For Autobiography

How to Write an Autobiography

An autobiography is the account of a life written by the subject and is based on that person’s memory. Although an autobiography is subjective, some sociologists have noted the autobiography offers the author the opportunity to rewrite history. Anyone...
Letter Cubes that spell LIFE_Biography

How to Write a Biography

A biography is a series of events and milestones that make up a person’s life and is written by someone other than the subject person. Including the good times, as well as tragedies and fate and fortune the subject experienced will make the...
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Basic Elements of a Story

Crafting a compelling, absorbing story is not merely a simple application of will. Of course, the proper accumulation of willpower and its application at just the right moment is a key component of the story writing process. However, if a story...
science-fiction world

Writing a Science-Fiction Book

Science-fiction is popular, but writing in this genre may not be as easy as you think. Here are some tips to ensure your science-fiction book is as strong as you want it to be. Write the story outline first. Then make sure it’s Science-Fiction...
book writing software

Using Software to Help You Write Your Book

While you very well may be able to write a book without any specialized software, these helpful tools can help you write your book much faster. People have been writing books for centuries, even before the invention of the typewriter. However,...
Outline Your Book

How to Prepare a Book Outline

One of the most essential steps in writing a book is preparing an outline. However, it is unfortunate that many new authors often overlook this all-important step. While a mental plan of where they want their book to go is important, without...
How to write a book review

Book Reviews Done Right

Reviewing books is a fun hobby for any budding writer. While writing book reviews is rewarding, it’s important to note that most publishers and authors do not offer pay. Unless you’re writing reviews for a newspaper or major publication,...