The Idea to First Draft Formula: How to Start and Finish Your Book
For aspiring writers seeking clear instructions on how to write a book (and finish it), this is the guide you need. Whether you’re just starting to write your first book or you’re ready to finish that draft you’ve been working on for years, this is the tool to help you finish your book and become a published author. Many people have a moment of inspiration that leads them to start writing. More
Have you always wanted to write a book but for some reason never started?
Have tried writing a book but never seemed able to finish?
If you answered yes then this book is for you
For aspiring writers seeking easy-to-follow instructions on how to write a book (and finish it), this is the guide you need. Whether you’re just starting to write your first book or you’re ready to finish that draft you’ve been working on for years, this is the tool to help you finish your book and become a published author. Many people have a moment of inspiration that leads them to start writing a book, but most never get around to finishing it. If this is you, don’t give up – with these writing tips, you’ll be ready to tackle that next chapter, and the next chapter, until you have a final draft ready for publication.
This writer’s guide offers a step-by-step approach to the writing process and outlines techniques for brainstorming and narrowing down a topic, creating an outline for your book, tracking your word output for measuring your productivity, writing consistently on a schedule that you can stick to, and dealing with writer’s block. In addition, first-time book writers will benefit from a brief overview of the next steps toward publication after writing a book.
Throughout this book, we’ll outline steps to help you write your book from start to finish, including:
Select a book topic that aligns with your interests
Use keyword research strategies to determine where your interests align with market demand
Develop a book outline using a six- step process
Create chapter outlines within the book outline
Draw on creative inspiration
Plan your writing schedule so that you can commit to consistent writing sessions
Calculate your average word production to better understand when and where you do your best work
Choose a writing platform that limits distraction and is easily access
Adopt a trial-and-error approach so that you don’t become discouraged if a writing technique isn’t working for you
Listen and learn from other authors
Start planning next steps for after the book is complete
Celebrate your successes!
This book is designed to be a quick read so that you can rapidly apply these strategies in your writing. Recommended for any writer who is struggling to finish his or her book.