"So, You Want to Write' teaches you how to write your book using examples and exercises. Totally interactive, the reader participates in learning how to prepare to write, creates a writer's Identity and their own powerful Writer's Power Tools?. The book offers solutions for procrastination and strategies for dealing with "writer's block." The reader learns how to "Schedule Your Success" and get the book out of their head on to the paper.
|Publisher:||Advantage Media Group|
|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
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
Developing a Technology
Book-Writing Strategies for Creating Content 91
Getting It Out Of Your Head
Speedwriting and Key Words Strategy
Describe Your Book
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
You did it! Now what?
To Your Writing Success!
About the Author 123
Live Events and Products 129
Book Ideas 133