Write a Must-Read: How to Craft a Non-Fiction Book That Changes Lives-Including Your Own

Write a Must-Read: How to Craft a Non-Fiction Book That Changes Lives-Including Your Own

by AJ Harper


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on January 25, 2022


You want to write a book that matters. A book that resonates with readers. A book that changes lives. And you’re not sure where to begin.

In Write a Must-Read, AJ shares the method she developed and used for more than a decade to ghostwrite and edit bestselling books for some of the foremost thought leaders of our time. She gives you the complete framework she shares with her workshop students—the same framework she used with newbies, big-deal deal authors, small presses, and the Big Five.

The secret: It’s not about you.

When you put your reader first—their desires, their challenges, their point of view, and even their experience of reading your book—you create the connection and trust required to transform their lives. This method also simplifies the writing and editing process and helps keep your inner critic at bay.

The payoff: a must-read book, and a massive readership who serve as ambassadors for your message and your brand.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781989603697
Publisher: Page Two Books, Inc.
Publication date: 01/25/2022
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Anajette Harper is an editor and publishing strategist who helps authors write foundational books that enable them to build readership, grow their brand and make a significant impact on the world. As ghostwriter and as developmental editor, she has worked with newbies to New York Times bestselling authors with millions of books sold. Anajette is writing partner to business author, Mike Michalowicz. Together they’ve written six books, including Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, and their latest, Fix This Next. Through her Top Three Book Workshops and Retreats, Anajette empowers authors with insider publishing knowledge and guides them through the book development, writing, and editing process.

Anajette lives with her wife and son in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley. Connect with her at ajharper.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Put Your Reader First
Chapter 2: Identify Your Ideal Reader
Chapter 3: Zero in on Your Core Message
Chapter 4: Commit to Your Promise to Readers
Chapter 5: Filter and Gather Content
Chapter 6: Create a Transformational Outline
Chapter 7: Test Drive Your Content
Chapter 8: Write Your First Draft
Chapter 9: Stay the Course
Chapter 10: Edit One Pass at a Time
Chapter 11: Map the Reader Journey
Chapter 12: Show Better Stories
Chapter 13: Plant Seeds for Revenue and Reader Engagement
Chapter 14: Feedback Protocol
Chapter 15: Letting Go/The End
Close/Call to Greatness: Career Author

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