Nonfiction

  • Writing Journal 49: Your Book Proposal

    … kind, and an audience. If you don’t have this, finding someone to publish your book is an uphill slog. I’m not going to take your money if I think that your book will have no chance at all. Let’s look at some book proposal tips. You don’t need to write your book first if you’re proposing nonfiction. In fact, you should NOT. Editors like to have…

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  • Writing Journal 27: Use Scrivener for Everything

    … later today, or perhaps tonight. Then on to the client’s nonfiction book. I did a rough edit of several chapters, and compiled them to PDF, so that I could send them to him. Scrivener makes it easy to send out as little or as much as you like of any project. A couple of students have asked me about ghostwriting with Scrivener, so let’s chat…

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  • Writing Journal 26: How to Make Writing a Habit

    …. The nonfiction book is doing well too. Another 1,500 words, in just two timer sessions. I could have carried on with it, but it’s Sunday. How to make writing a habit A reader asked me whether you “should” write every day. Do what you can. In my first few years as a writer, I didn’t write every day. I’ve often talked about how challenging I found writing…

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  • Writing Journal 18: Scrivener and Blogging

    …… :-) Busy: fiction and nonfiction After yesterday, I was determined to get a flying start on fiction and nonfiction, so I kept going until I had 2,000 words of each. The novella’s progressing well. However, I needed to introduce one of the characters earlier. It’s a romance, so the sooner you get the romance moving along the better. Ideally…

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  • Writing Journal 15: Phone Coaching, Mailbox

    … of nonfiction. If I keep this up, I’ll finish the ebook before the deadline. That’s always a good thing. Julia’s sent off novella #3 to the editor. Julia likes the book, so that’s good too. It rained overnight, and it’s still raining. No time for a walk this morning. I’ve got errands to run, so I need to get some client copywriting projects under…

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  • Writing Journal 8: Books, and Upcoming Programs

    … My writing journal for Tuesday, August 19, 2014. You can find all the entries here. Fiction and nonfiction: writing and reading Hooray… final scene of the novella coming up. I’m getting ahead of myself, and realize that the main character’s arc is off by one or two scenes. I wish I could leave it alone, and stop tinkering, until I’ve finished…

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  • Writing Journal 6: Sunday Writing

    … doing, and not on the chi. :-) Another nonfiction book. During breakfast, I make some notes for a new nonfiction book. It’s the fourth book in a series I’ve been ghostwriting for a client. After breakfast, I publish a post about Kindle self publishing on the freelance blog. I make some notes on what I still need to do today. Then it’s time to close…

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  • Writing Journal 4: Fiction Choices, Pen Names and More

    … My writing journal entry for August 15, 2014. You can find all the entries here. Fiction, nonfiction … the end is in sight. Wrote 1,600 words of my historical romance novella this morning, and the end is in sight. I’ve planned the final scenes too. And I’ve decided not to turn it into a serial, after all. I’m sure you’re wondering: a serial…

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