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Book details
  • Genre:REFERENCE
  • SubGenre:Writing Skills
  • Language:English
  • Pages:98
  • eBook ISBN:9780988578050

The Book of Five for Authors

Everything Authors Need to Know About Nonfiction Books

by Bobbi Linkemer

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Overview
The Book of Five: Everything authors need to know about nonfiction books is a collection of easy-to-follow lists for writers of nonfiction books. The book is divided into eight subjects every author should know about before you write your first book. The book contains advice for new and aspiring authors who want to excel at your craft; the essential steps in writing, publishing, and promoting a nonfiction book; and the finer points of staying organized, building your brand, and debunking popular myths about book writing. These are ten questions you should ask if you knew what you didn’t know: What are: 5 questions aspiring authors should answer? 5 mistakes new authors make? 5 ways a book coach can guide you? 5 reasons to plan before you write? 5 parts of the book you will write? 5 reasons you need a book designer? 5 publishing options for nonfiction authors? 5 ways to build an author platform? 5 reasons to become a blogger? 5 tips for keeping track of everything? Plus thirty more questions and answers!
Description
The Book of Five: Everything authors need to know about nonfiction books is a collection of easy-to-follow lists for writers of nonfiction books. The book is divided into eight subjects every author should know about before you write your first book. The book contains advice for new and aspiring authors who want to excel at your craft; the essential steps in writing, publishing, and promoting a nonfiction book; and the finer points of staying organized, building your brand, and debunking popular myths about book writing. A sampling of topics: 1. For new authors – 5 questions aspiring authors should answer 5 mistakes new authors make 5 characteristics authors must have 2. For authors who need a little assistance – 5 ways to learn something new 5 Questions About Ghostwriters 5 ways a book coach can guide you 3. On planning ~ 5 questions on whether to write your book 5 Essential Parts of a Nonfiction Book Proposal, 5 reasons to plan before you write it 4. Regarding writing ~ 5 books every author should read 5 tips for writing a memoir 5 parts of the book you will write 5. How to build your team of experts ~ 5 ways to treat professional partners 5 reasons you need a book designer 6. Choosing a publisher ~ 5 publishing options for nonfiction books 5 keys to foolproof book proposals 7. About promotion ~ 5 steps to a book marketing plan 5 ways to build an author platform 5 reasons to become a blogger 8. And, finally ~ 5 myths about writing a book 5 resolutions for authors 5 tips for keeping track of everything
About the author
Bobbi Linkemer—developer of How to Write, Publish, & Promote a Nonfiction Book, an online course for aspiring authors—is a book-writing coach, a ghostwriter, and an editor, as well as the author of eighteen books under her own name. She has been a professional writer for forty-five years. Her passion is helping writers at all levels convey their messages through books. In her long career, she has worked with many individuals and organizations in both the private and public sectors. Her own body of work, as well as the twenty-four books she has helped to produce, encompass a wide array of nonfiction topics.
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