Category: Writing

Category: Writing

Don’t Give Up On December
November 30, 2012 Author Inspiration,Writing Lynneklippel

December can be a challenging month for authors and entrepreneurs. There are holiday celebrations to plan and attend, decorating, parties, and end of the year paperwork to complete. It can be tempting to just give up on December and decide that you won’t get any work done on your book or be able to make

Bursting My Buttons With Pride
November 29, 2012 Author Inspiration,Book Marketing,Writing Lynneklippel

This blog was just selected as a finalist in the The Future of Ink contest for the Top 10 Blogs for Authors. Who-Hoo! Check out the great blogs below. Lots of fantastic information for authors here. [listly id=”2PS” layout=”full”]

How to Handle the Holidays as an Aspiring Author
November 19, 2012 Author Inspiration,Writing Lynneklippel

The Holidays can be a wonderful time of family connection or a time of disappointment for aspiring authors.  It can be tricky to know how to best talk about your book or if you should mention it at all. Some authors share that they face jealousy, criticism, or condensation from family members when they mention

Quick and Easy Ways to Pick the Perfect Book Topic and Organize Your Content
November 12, 2012 Author Inspiration,Writing Lynneklippel

By Lynne Klippel When you are in the process of writing your book, you may be overwhelmed with all the ideas that you could possibly put into your book. You have ideas, stories, illustrations, and quotes flooding your mind, as well as a wealth of blog posts, articles, and other written material to pull from.

Never Too Busy To Write
April 13, 2012 Writing Lynneklippel

As an entrepreneur and an aspiring author, it can be challenging to find time to work on your manuscript. Use these quick tips to keep you on track and get your book finished: Plan your content. Nothing wastes more time than confusion. If you can create an outline or mind map of your book before

How to End Your Book: 4 Ways to Leave Readers with a Smile.
February 18, 2012 Writing Lynneklippel

The final page of your book is one of the most important. It’s your final opportunity to impart your wisdom, encourage your readers, and leave a lasting impression on them. If you’ve ever watched a gymnast perform, she will finish with a dramatic flourish that leaves a lasting impression. Great books finish in the same

Self Coaching Questions for Powerful Authors
February 10, 2012 Writing Lynneklippel

To be an author requires that you give deeply of yourself: your wisdom, your knowledge, and your passion for your topic. So today, in celebration of you, take 20 minutes and use these questions to explore yourself more deeply.  The insights you uncover will aid you in achieving your goals as an author and business

The 2012 Author’s Word of the Year
January 1, 2012 Writing Lynneklippel

Each new year I select a word to focus upon, like a touchstone.  This word becomes a guiding force in all my work.  Last year, the word was community and I built new ways for authors to connect with each other into all the programs and services of Business Building Books. It took me a

Write Your Way Out of Trouble
December 8, 2011 Writing Lynneklippel

When something bad happens in your life or in your business, you have a powerful tool at your fingertips: your ability to write. Follow this fool-proof method, and watch your stress level decline and your ability to cope grow strong every day. Step 1 – Give Yourself a 24-48 hour Freak Out Period When a

Secrets for Seeding Your Book
November 15, 2011 Writing Lynneklippel

While your book provides education, entertainment, or information for your book, it is also an opportunity to create an on-going relationship with your readers. Savvy fiction and non-fiction authors know the power of those reader relationships and write their book strategically to foster them. You’ve seen this in action many times. For example, the Twilight