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Write Your Book Now!: A Proven System to Start and FINISH the Book You've Always Wanted to Write
     

Write Your Book Now!: A Proven System to Start and FINISH the Book You've Always Wanted to Write

by Gene Perret
 

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Ideal for aspiring authors who only dream of actually finishing their works in progress, this guide features proven, field-tested tools guaranteed to successfully complete that romance, expert guide to business success, or great American novel. The chapters simplify the writing process by breaking it down into a series of discrete tasks, from creating a schedule in

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Ideal for aspiring authors who only dream of actually finishing their works in progress, this guide features proven, field-tested tools guaranteed to successfully complete that romance, expert guide to business success, or great American novel. The chapters simplify the writing process by breaking it down into a series of discrete tasks, from creating a schedule in order to finish within a reasonable time, brainstorming sections of the book, and organizing ideas into chapters to rewriting, editing, submitting for publication, and even marketing. This reference is tailored to help writers avoid distractions and delays by establishing and maintaining a powerful writing momentum, thereby carrying their projects to completion. The psychological blocks that prevent writers from completing their manuscripts as well as how to combat them are also explored.

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"Excellent resource for new or up-and coming-authors. I particularly found the chapters on organization & time management to be most informative. This book really does contain simple techniques to help take that book from initial idea to completed project." —www.BunnyCates.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610350068
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Series:
Great Books for Writers Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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"Ideal for aspiring authors who only dream of actually finishing their works in progress, Write Your Book Now! features proven, field-tested tools guaranteed to successfully complete that romance, expert guide to business success, or great American novel." —www.IndependentPublisher.com

"Of particular interest to the writer who never seems to get to that book project. Perret, a noted comedy writer and heralded comedy teacher, recognizes you need motivation and a system — which he provides." —Freelance Writer's Report (September 2011)

"Thoroughly user friendly, Write Your Book Now! is an ideal instruction manual and especially recommended to beginning writers aspiring to a professional and successful career as a published author." —Midwest Book Review (August 2011)

"Gene Perret lays out a direct and to-the-point path to follow to write and finish a book. This is a small book, but there's a LOT of information inside . . . I'll definitely use this book." —www.ImperfectClarity.net (August 2011)

"This book has one explicit goal: to help the writer produce their own book, on time and with minimal stress. Explores practical areas such as important attitudes to maintain, writing the book chapter by chapter, and maintaining a regular schedule." —Reference and Research Book News (October 2011)

"Simplifies the writing project by breking it down. . . . Guides the reader through a no-nonsense, step-by-step process of conceiving a book project, brainstorming . . . organizing ideas into chapters . . . arranging chapters logically . . . and putting them into an integrated whole." —The Writer (November 1, 2011)

"Imagine having a proven, veteran writer looking over your shoulder as you plan and organize your book. Truly a complete start-to-finish manual. . . . You won't find a better course anywhere than this simple and easy-to-use book." —www.BellaOnline.com (November 2011)

"Excellent resource for new or up-and coming-authors. I particularly found the chapters on organization & time management to be most informative. This book really does contain simple techniques to help take that book from initial idea to completed project." —www.BunnyCates.com

Meet the Author

Gene Perret is a former writer for several television shows, including "All in the Family," "Laugh-In," "Mama's Family," and "The New Bill Cosby Show." He is a former staff member for "The Carol Burnett Show," which won three Emmies during his stint, and a former producer for "Three's Company" and "Welcome Back, Kotter." He has written for comedian Phyllis Diller, is the former head writer for Bob Hope, and is the author of "The New Comedy Writing Step by Step." He lives in Los Angeles.

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