what is a book?

What is a Book?

What is a book? Why did the publisher hire me to write it and print all these copies? Why did I write, re-write, re-re-write, edit, and re-edit the content within? Why am I sprawled in the front hall manipulating packing tape to stick to the package and not to my forearm?
The Pill In Your Book

One Thing You Absolutely Need In Your Book

In almost every story, there is a pill that makes something exciting happen. Whether it brings love, stardom, happiness, or calamity in your book is up to you.
blog a book

Can Your Blog Become a Book?

Publishing a book takes effort, so before you start, do a reality check: Do you have what it takes to make your blog a book?
Your characters' goals

Develop Your Characters’ Goals And Discover Your Story

Understanding your hero’s goals will help you plan your plot line and develop the engaging, motivated characters your readers will love to follow. Here are three easy steps to get you on your way to developing your characters' goals.
walking as a writing exercise

A good walk may be the best writing exercise there is

Writing is not the best occupation for your health. For most of us, writing involves a lot of sitting, which is why a good walk may be the best writing exercise there is.
independent author

Why I Am An Independent Author, by Warren Adler

Warren Adler has published more than 30 novels and short story collections, including The War of the Roses, which was turned into a major motion picture and is currently in development for a Broadway production.
make money with your business book

How To Make Money With Your Business Book – Part 1

Writing a book is a way to expose your ideas and innovations to the world – but you can make money with your business book when you realize it's really a promotional vehicle for your larger offerings.


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