Yesterday, after a lot of effort and more than a few hesitations, I released The Poverty Diaries for sale. It’s 6 years’ worth of excerpts from my diaries, detailing my struggles to make my way from poverty to prosperity. You might have heard of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado. It’s […]
Month: November 2014
I promised that I would keep everyone updated on my progress through Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. Here is my efforts to work through the very first exercise they give you: The First Step My book, The Poverty Diaries, is about my struggles to rise up and move out of poverty for good.
I don’t remember exactly how long ago it was that I stumbled across Your Big Beautiful Book Plan, written by Linda Siversten and Danielle Laporte. I know that I wanted it, but I was afraid to invest in it. I was afraid to spend the $150 it would cost me to get it. Even after […]
Your Book Checklist There are several key things you will want to be sure you have included in your book when you are preparing to publish it. I will go over these things in this article and explain to you why they matter and how these items can help with your book marketing.
Over the last three installments of Story Telling 101, I’ve talked about how to take a well-known story, craft an outline for it, and start tailoring it to fit your style. Today I’m going to cover taking that outline and adapting it for various genres. If you have never thought of Little Red Riding Hood as something other than […]
The process for preparation for non-fiction isn’t actually all that different from the steps needed to prepare to write a fiction book. In this blog post, I’m going to show you the steps I take to plan out a non-fiction book I’m planning to write called To Know, To Serve, and To Love.