How is it possible to write a book in one weekend?
I’ve recently been hearing about publishing coaches who offer to help people write a book in only 48 hours. Intrigued I looked into this further and am surprised to find this really is a trend. However, having written, published, co-authored, and developed dozens of quality books in the last 10 years I can honestly tell you that there is a process, and it’s a reasonably lengthy one. Significantly longer and more complex than what can be achieved in under a week.
How long does it REALLY take to write a book?
Well some would argue that you can simply write a book by planning a few sexy chapter headings, dictate your material then give it to a publisher. That does sound like a very good short cut way to become an author. However the reality is that getting your content out of your head is only a small part of the process.
For a start, there are LOTS of barely average books hitting the market every day. Millions of new titles are being released every year. If your book is going to even see the light of day, it has to be good. Your content has to be far better than average, well edited and reader friendly. Without these boxes ticked, Continue reading