As you probably already know, wanting to write a book and actually feeling ready to write it aren't the same thing. It can be hard to differentiate between desire and that feeling of readiness but not to worry. In this episode, I share the clear signs you're...

If you're writing a memoir, you'll likely have to write about some difficult moments. And sometimes one of the hardest parts of writing your book is reliving those painful stories. Even if you're writing a personal development, professional development, or subject-matter expert book, you may have to...

Self-publishing is a fantastic option for most new authors. But there are still some crucial lessons all authors can learn from the realm of traditional publishing. In this episode, you'll get the scoop on what my traditionally published clients already know that can help you write and...

Every year, thousands of authors write a book, publish it, and do absolutely nothing with it. Don't let that happen to you. In this episode, you'll learn why you need to craft a clear vision for your book and its impact on your readers. You'll also learn how...

Your teachers meant well when they taught you the rules of formal academic writing. But if you want to connect to your audience in a more authentic, human way you'll need to reconsider how closely you stick to many of those rules. Following them too closely can...

As the shadows of doubt creep in—and you start to wonder if your book can possibly be good enough—you begin to question if you can even do it. Is your writing strong enough? Are there already too many books like this? What if no one buys...

Anyone who wants to write a great book, should absolutely go for it. With the knowledge that you're creating value for your readers, nothing should stop you from pursuing your writing goals. In this episode, you'll discover the 3 types of books that make readers question your...

Writing a book is a significant investment. It's up to you to invest your time, your energy, and your knowledge so of course you want some kind of return on that investment. So it's also up to you to decide what matters to you and what makes...

If you don't catch your readers' attention in the first paragraph of the first page of your book, you're in trouble. Luckily, with these 4 proven techniques to open your book with a hook, grabbing them from the very beginning isn't hard to do. In this episode,...

If you plan on self-publishing, you have more options available to you now than ever. You can publish your book in hardcover, paperback, ebook, and/or audio versions.  But do you need them all? And which are most important to reach your unique audience? In this episode, discover what...