Do you fear your dream of writing a a course in miracles is doomed to die inside you? May I be honest? It may, if you don’t focus and get it done. With the right focus and knowledge, you can easily write your significant message into a book.
Read this article and fuel the flame of your book dream again. This time dream a bigger dream. Dream after writing your book, you receive life long income that grows each month.
In this bigger dream you become a highly visible expert in your field. You gain added respect of your colleagues and peers because of your book. You receive increased income leveraged from higher fees charged. Your clients gladly pay them with book author as one of your titles.
I recommend a subject you have passion for. I won’t lie to you and say your book will write itself if you choose well. But it will make it a lot easier. You know, “Your book, your baby.” Your book project becomes your brain child in a way. Make sure it’s a topic you could enjoy now and for at least the next 3 years.
No, you don’t have to sell your soul anymore to write a saleable book. Use the cumulative effect of doing a little bit at a time. Even so, unless you want it to take years to write, you must schedule writing time each week. For example, you could write 2 pages a day and have a short book in weeks.
Your audience is looking for solutions to their problems. They are looking to you for encouragement to overcome their challenges. Mine your background, your files, and your speeches for the gold called your knowledge. Use speedy book writing techniques and finish your book faster to sell sooner.
Write a book writing and marketing plan. Educate yourself about book writing. Enroll or get resources like ecourses, books and Teleseminars. Invest in your book project. Use professional help with getting your cover design, book layout. Remember, book covers sell more books than any other element. Give your book the selling chance it deserves.
Write it down and make it plain. Write when you’ll complete it. Name specific outcomes you get after completing your book. For instance, envision yourself watching your bank balance grow from book sales. Write, “I see myself with increased income and more clients.” Anyway you get the idea; create your vision statement including see, hear and feel
Set realistic expectations. If you think an hour here or a couple there will get your book done, rethink your commitment. Plan to fit at least 8-14 hours into your schedule to get your book done and out to the world. It may mean getting up in the wee hours of the morning or burning the midnight oil. Either way, know consistency will drive you and your book to a successful completion.