Let’s face it, all you really need to write is a paper and pen.  Or — more likely these days — a desktop, laptop, tablet or even a smartphone (I may own one of each — don’t judge).  But wouldn’t a couple of nonfiction writing tools help you a lot more?

There are software/SAAS (software as a service) options you can use to make the process a bit easier.  Nonfiction writing tools can help you organize your ideas,

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Writing a book doesn’t mean you have to start from scratch.  If you already have a well-established blog, you probably have a lot of content that can be easily repurposed.  Let’s go from blog to book in six easy steps.

I’m focusing on authors who want to get something published quickly.  It’s more for those who have a well-established blog and a decent amount of content.  It requires little additional writing, so the process can be quicker.

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If you love reading, you need to be on Instagram.  I stumbled across the “bookstagram” community in January, and it really was like a whole new world opened.  After I found the right hashtags, I not only started using them to increase my engagement on Instagram, but I found a wonderful community of people who love nothing more than talking about the books they are reading.

One thing I’ve noticed on Instagram is that fiction books seem to get all the love.  

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The writing was going so well. You were just cruising along — writing was so effortless. And then you stop, because you got stuck and don’t know how to move forward. Check out these book writing tips for getting yourself unstuck and getting moving again.

Why You Get Stuck

I think one of the biggest reasons that authors get stuck is because they don’t know where they are going.  Often,

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So what exactly is a book coach?  And why do you need one?

Writing gets a bad rap.  I know from personal experience that it’s not as easy thing to do. A good author needs a toolkit of skills and abilities to go from hazy idea to published book.  But I truly believe those are skills anyone can learn.  A book coach can help you in a variety of ways to build that toolkit.

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