So, You Want to Write!: How to Get Your Book Out of Your Head and onto the Paper in 7 Days

So, You Want to Write!: How to Get Your Book Out of Your Head and onto the Paper in 7 Days

by Ann McIndoo



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601940032
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Pages: 143
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Getting Started     19
What You are Going to Learn
Finding Your Creative Zone
Preparing to Write: What to Do Before You Pick Up Your Pen     23
Getting in the Creative Zone
Overview of Writer's Power Tools
Creating Your Writer's Identity
Your Outcome and Purpose
Your Writing Goals
Creating Your Writer's Power Tools     43
Writers: Start Your Engines!
Examples of Writer's Power Tools
Creating Your Power Script - Power Move - Power Anchors
You Are In The Zone!
Let's Write! Schedule Your Success!     57
The Writing Appointment
Make Your Writing Appointment and Keep It! Writing Rituals
Set Inspiring and Realistic Goals Your Writer's Calendar
Writing Warm-Ups and Tools     65
Your Tools of the Trade
The Importance and Benefits of Journaling
Using Writer's Prompts
What to do When FEAR (AKA Procrastination) Shows Up!
Dealing with "Writer's Block"
Start Writing!     75
Deciding What to Write About
Learning to Write and Being a Writer
Start Writing!
What Can You Write in Just 5 Minutes a Day?
Tips to Start Writing for the Brand New Writer
Organizing and Capturing Your Content     83
Organizing Your Materials
Capturing Your Content
Writing Techniques
Developing a Technology
Book-Writing Strategies for Creating Content     91
Getting It Out Of Your Head
Speedwriting and Key Words Strategy
Describe Your Book
Manuscript Grid
Chapter QuestionsStrategy
Bonus Strategy: Creating Your Book's Back Cover
Writing Your Book     113
Talk Your Book
Are You Ready? Then Get Set! Go!
Schedule Your Success!
Editing Your Book     117
The Editing Process
Conclusion     121
You did it! Now what?
To Your Writing Success!
About the Author     123
Testimonials     125
Live Events and Products     129
Book Ideas     133

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