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Taking Time Out for Fun & Rest Fuels Your Business

A few weeks ago, I went on a retreat in Hawaii. I’d been longing to go on the retreat but the logistics weren’t working for me with a busy husband and two children. The Sunday night before the retreat, I presented a business case to my husband that included financials for the retreat and childcare…

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You’ve Finished Your Draft, What Next?

  “You can create a whole business around a book.  You just have to have the vision and do the work.” Ayesha Hilton Celebrate If you’ve written the first draft of your book, I’m going to do a very uncoordinated happy dance! Yay for you. Let’s take a moment and celebrate this. Do you realise…

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The Only Way to Write a Book is to Do It

“One thing that helps is to give myself permission to write badly. I tell myself that I’m going to do my five or 10 pages no matter what, and that I can always tear them up the following morning if I want. I’ll have lost nothing—writing and tearing up five pages would leave me no…

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Success Strategies for FAST Book Writing

  “Start telling the stories that only you can tell, because there’ll always be better writers than you and there’ll always be smarter writers than you. There will always be people who are much better at doing this or doing that – but you are the only you.” Neil Gaiman Create a Book Outline I…

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4 Ways to Create A Book Outline So You Can Write Your Book Fast

“Planning for success plants the seed for success. Spend time tending your garden so you can reap the rewards.” Ayesha Hilton The Secret to Getting Your Book Done Fast: Writing an Outline An outline provides the skeleton for your book. You then flesh in the details. Getting your outline right will make all the difference…

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Ways to Write Your Book: Ghost Writer

  If none of the other methods of writing your book appealed to you (word processing, interviews, blog to book), and you’re feeling overwhelmed by the book writing Mount Everest, maybe you need a ghost writer. There are professional freelance ghost writers as well as ghost-writing companies that take your ideas and convert them into…

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Ways to Write Your Book: Book to Blog

While converting your blog to a book is a great way to repurpose your blog content, the more effective way to produce a book if you’re also blogging is to go from the other direction – from book to blog.  I love this idea so much I can’t help telling you about it. Even if…

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Ways to Write Your Book: Blog to Book

If you’ve been publishing a blog for a while, you’ve probably spend countless hours developing amazing content for your audience. You could be sitting on a goldmine of great content just waiting to be repurposed. So why not take your blog posts and organize them into a book. For example, if you’re a health coach…

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Ways to Write Your Book: Word Processing/Typing

    Most people tend to write their books by typing into their computer. If you’re a fast typist like me (minimum 80 words per minute), you may actually prefer to type rather than speak your book using one of the other methods.   I personally like this method the best because I think and…

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