You Get Exposure and Build “Platform” Many writers enjoy spending time alone in their “lonely garret” with only the company of a hot cup of coffee or tea and a computer (or a pad of paper and pencil). In fact, that’s what most writer’s like best. To become a published nonfiction author, however, you […]
Why Blog a Book? You Can Publish As You Write (Part 1)
Before we begin the real “business” of blogging a book—or deciding if you have a book to blog, let’s take a look at the advantages of blogging a book rather than simply writing a book. Of course, if you write a book you have two options: You can self-publish it in some form, which includes […]
Are You Willing to Approach Your Blogged Book Like a Business Person?
If you want to blog a book, though, I suggest you approach this endeavor like any other book project. This means putting aside your writer’s hat and putting on your business person’s hat before you begin your book project. This allows you to look at the big picture of both your blog and your book, […]
What Subjects Can I Blog About or Blog a Book About?
In June 2008, Technorati.com, an Internet search engine for searching blogs had indexed 112.8 million blogs. When I visited the site in early February 2010, I counted over 65,400 blogs registered by category on the site itself. With this in mind, it becomes obvious that you can blog on just about any subject. However, this fact raises […]
Who can Blog? Who can Blog a Book?
Anyone can blog or become a blogger. No one and nothing stops you from opening a free (Yes, free.) account with a site like WordPress.com or Blogger.com a beginning to blog. For the purposes of this blogged book, here’s the more important question: Who can blog a book? Not just anyone. To blog a whole […]
What is a Blog?
“Let’s start at the very beginning,” sings Julie Andrews in her role as “Maria” in The Sound of Music. “That’s a very good place to start.” I will take her lead and do the same. If I am going to teach you to blog a book while I provide an example of how to do […]
Why I Decided to Start a Blog on How to Blog a Book
I have way too many nonfiction book projects started and not finished. I even have one novel manuscript tucked away in a filing cabinet as well, even though my expertise lies with nonfiction books. So, why would I want to start a blog that would force me to begin writing another book? And why would […]
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