The Brave Little Blog
Posts about braving boss life, business and the blank page
Your audience is the group of people who are going to pick up your book, turn it over in their hands, and determine if they’ll buy it. You need them. A book isn’t for everyone, because not everyone wants to read the same book. Think of who YOU are writing to and your audience will show themselves.
The first step in starting the book you’ve been wanting to write is to look within. Are you a “plotter” or a “pantser”? I’ve got an expert tip to help with that.
This past year hasn’t been perfect or easy but it’s provided a great number of gifts, proving that even in life’s messy moments there is guiding light and beauty.
My book, ‘Dear Universe, I Get It Now’ is turning one this month. I am so proud of what I accomplished in getting my first book out in the world and I want to share with you what I learned.
Fear and doubt don’t really just up and disappear one day. I just practice living with them, like the roommates you can’t get rid of or the unwanted dinner party guest who accidentally got the invite.
Friends and family may have said “you should write a book.” That may be a compliment, but you should write a book because YOU want to and YOU believe in what you have to say.
Fear and Doubt – Four Fears that Nearly Kept Me From Writing My Memoir: #4 Being Overlooked & Judged
Writing nonfiction and memoir is a tricky business when you’ve got other real people (and not just yourself) to write about.