How to write a book

How to write a book

There’s a well-known saying that everyone has at least one book in them.  If you’re running your own business or a specialist in a particular area, you’ve definitely got the information in your head to create a book. Then the challenge of getting the book from being...
Create credibility – become an author

Create credibility – become an author

They say we all have a book in us somewhere, but how many people actually get that book out and use it to help them establish their reputation for being an expert in their field? OK – let’s start at the beginning, but it might not be the beginning you had in mind!...
Are you an expert?

Are you an expert?

Do you find that people often ask for your advice?  When you’re at a networking meeting do you get lots of people saying “So how do you do [insert your specialist subject here]?  Do you find your business connections often refer people to you for help? Sounds like you...
5 steps to beat writer’s block!

5 steps to beat writer’s block!

If you want to write a book, there are lots of things to do – mostly practical stuff – but then you actually have to write the book.  Many authors find that, even though they have years’ of experience and bags of knowledge, getting it down on paper isn’t...
Do you dream of being an author?

Do you dream of being an author?

Everyone has a book in them and, as a business owner or consultant, you’ve probably got more than one.  Your expertise and experience have value and being able to claim the title ‘author’ has a certain kudos. The problem with daydreaming about becoming an author, is...
10 tips for budding authors

10 tips for budding authors

If you’re thinking of writing a book to underpin your expertise, here are ten top tips that will help your book be successful.  Due diligence Check out the market.  What other books similar to yours are out there?  Don’t guess or limit your research to the ones you...