Every journey starts with the first step. Every story starts with the first word. When I wrote my first book, I didn't have any kind of plan or blueprint to guide my journey to completing a book. This time around I'll be better equipped to do the job, whether its using Nina Amir's blog to book strategy or some other technique.

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Before Beginning a Nonfiction Book[This article was written by guest contributor Bobbi Linkemer.]

1.  Why do you want to write a nonfiction book?

There are as many reasons to write a book as there are books. To establish your authority in a subject? To make money? To more deeply explore your field of interest?

When you know your topic and want to share what you know with others, a book is one of the best ways to do it.  High-profile CEOs often write books to pass along their business philosophies and practices to the next generation of leaders in their organizations; to articulate their personal visions for their companies to significant stakeholders; or to apply the hard-won lessons of their lives to the broader context of business, society, academia, or government.

2.  What’s holding you back from writing it?

Is it that writing a book is an overwhelming project? Perhaps you feel...

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