Many of my coaching clients are writing books with a spiritual element. Many of them have a Christian world view and quote the Bible in their books. But most of them don't realize they need to do more than just name chapter and verse. In this episode, I...

Participating in a collaborative book seems like a great chance to finally get published without writing a whole book. But before you say yes to a collaborative book (or anthology) consider what's in it for you. In this episode, I cover the pros and cons of contributing...

Your friend and family can tell you what they think your book "should" be about. Clients can beg you to write a book about what they see as your specialty. Everything they say might make perfect sense. But that doesn't mean they're right. In this episode, we dive into...

If you're teaching readers how to do something--anything at all--this episode is for you. How-to books seem simple to write, and they can be. But only if you know the secrets of bestselling how-to books. The best personal development, professional development, and self-help books all share these...

If you're teaching readers how to do something--anything at all--this episode is for you. How-to books seem simple to write, and they can be. But only if you know the secrets of bestselling how-to books. The best personal development, professional development, and self-help books all share these...

Self-publishing or traditional publishing? Which one should you choose for your book? In this episode, I reveal 5 essential facts about traditional publishing to help you make that decision. You already know self-publishing is more accessible, especially for new authors. But is traditional publishing more lucrative? Is it...

There has never been a better time to be a self-published author. But there's also lots of misinformation about what it takes to successfully self-publish a book. There are lots of myths about authors who choose this route. In this episode, you'll discover five important truths about self-publishing...

Writing a book requires you to make some kind of investment. That investment can be time, money, or some combination of the two. Some authors have stories to tell and knowledge to share, but they don't have much time to write--or they have no desire to do...

In this interview with my coaching client Angela Raspass, author of Your Next Chapter, you'll discover what it's really like to write and publish your first book. Angela shares: how she got past writer's block why she chose to work with an author coach and how...

If you're not sure you have the right book idea or you want to write a book but have no idea what to write about, turn to your gifts. You have a unique combination of gifts, given only to you. In this episode, you'll discover how to...