31 Things to Do When You Finish Blogging a Book in a Month

Almost Done with your book

You’ve been blogging your book feverishly for 30 days. What happens after National Book Blogging Month (NaBoBloMo) ends and you complete your blogged book? What do you do with those posts and your blog? Good question. And I’ve got the answer. In fact, I’ve got more than 30 answers to that question. What to Do […]

5 Tips for Finishing Your Blogged Book

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The other day I had a session with a client who told me she almost finished her blogged book. In fact, she’d been almost finished for five years. This blogger and writer had just two chapters to complete until she could say, “Done!” But something happened when she reached that final stage, and she just […]

Blog a Book Because It’s Your Turn

take your turn by blogging a book

National Book Blogging Month (NaBoBloMo) is more than half over. At this point, you might feel the lag that happens mid-way through a project. Doubt sets in. Writing gets harder. You get bored, lose focus and wonder if you’ll finish. Also, if your blogged-book project hasn’t generated as much readership or engagement as you hoped, […]

Become an Influencer with a Blog and a Book

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Anyone who spends time in social networks has heard about them. We know we are supposed to follow them. We want them to follow us back. We want to become like them. Who are they? Influencers. They are the people on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and Pinterest (even Instagram) with the ginormous followings. They […]

Share Your Wisdom by Blogging a Book

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You’ve begun blogging a short book (or even a long book). Or maybe you decided to blog to build platform for a forthcoming book, to promote a previously released book, or simply to express yourself. You had a lot of momentum when you started, and now… suddenly, you’ve begun to wonder: Do I really have […]

4 Tips for Finding Viable Blogged-Book Subjects

find subjects for a blogged book

You want to blog a book…fast. After all, it’s National Book Blogging Month (NaBoBloMo). But you are making slow progress because you can’t decide upon a book topic. Without a subject, you can’t write. NaBoBloMo only provides the impetus for you to do what you’ve meant to do for a long time. The challenge asks […]

How to Speak Your Blogged Book

speak your blogged book

Many entrepreneurs don’t believe they are writers. However, they want to become authors or bloggers because they know a book and a blog give them expert status. Indeed, becoming an authority or thought leader in your industry will help you grow your businesses. But if you don’t think you can write, this leaves you in […]

How to Get Organized to Blog a Nonfiction Book

learn to organize your book

The majority of bloggers and writers who come to me for help don’t lack ideas. They struggle to find the organize skills that help them turn their ideas into books and blog. Indeed, organization can prove a challenging task for creative people. If you are like me, your desk often becomes a jumble of papers, […]

Blog Your Book in a Month


It’s that time of year again: National Book Blogging Month (NaBoBloMo). No…that doesn’t mean I am suggesting that you review books on your blog for a month. Indeed, bloggers who review books call themselves book bloggers, but I’m talking about writing a book on your blog—in 30 days. You can be that kind of book […]

How to Find Inspiration at Any Point in Your Book Project


As we near the end of National Book Blogging Month (NaBoBloMo) 2014, some of you may be starting to feel just a bit uninspired. The creative juices might be waning as you push toward completion of your project. Your passion for your short book-in-a-month might feel a bit less energizing. How do you push through […]

6-Step Writing Guide for Blogging or Writing a Book Quickly and Effectively


To blog a book in a month (or less), plan your content before you begin. The more detailed your plan, the more work you’ll complete during your writing periods, which means the faster you will complete your book. In fact, producing a business plan for your book provides the best writing guide for writing a […]

8 Questions to Help Produce and Evaluate a Business Plan for Your Blogged Book


The best way to start any book project, blogged or written some other way, is with a plan. In How to Blog a Book, I suggested you create a business plan for your book prior to writing a word and that you do this by going through what I called the “proposal process.” This entails […]

How to Find Time to Blog a Short Book in a Month


If you don’t already make time to blog, or to blog your book, on a consistent basis, the first thing you need to do if you want to participate in National Book Blogging Month (NaBoBloMo) is to make time to blog. Most writers say they don’t blog because they don’t have enough time. If you’ve […]

15 Ways to Blog a Short Book During National Nonfiction Writing Month

Type a short book fast during National Nonfiction Writing Month

Many aspiring authors never stop aspiring because they feel writing a book is too big a project. However, you can have a book written in no time flat if you begin with a short book—say under 100 pages or under 25,000 words. This is the perfect length for a month-long book-blogging project. And November is […]

Take the Challenge and Blog a Book in a Month

Blog a book in a month

Each year, I run an event called Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN) that challenges nonfiction writers to start and finish a work of nonfiction in 30 days. Now also known as National Nonfiction Writing Month (NaNonFiWriMo), it offers book bloggers a second opportunity (In April, I host National Book Blogging Month.) to blog a short […]