Category Archives: Tips for Writing A Book

The Power in NOW!

“Now” is a powerful three-letter word. It can bring you into the present where your power is the greatest. ~ JB Can you recall a time when you wanted to do something but instead made excuses to put it off? … Continue reading

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Beginning & Ending of a Book Ti

The beginning of your book is what hooks agents, editors and readers and keeps them reading.  A strong ending is what leaves them stunned and recommending the book to everyone they know.  The beginning of each chapter is what pulls … Continue reading

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Who Writes a Book?

“When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which … Continue reading

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Imagination

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein Picture yourself slicing through the rind of a juicy yellow lemon, exposing the inside of the fruit. See yourself holding it between your fingers, squeezing it, and lifting … Continue reading

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Memoir Writing – Your Life is Your Legacy!

  “Each of us is a book waiting to be written, and that book, if written, results in a person explained.”  ~Thomas M. Cirignano Memoir Writing – Your Life is Your Legacy! Have you ever wished you had asked your … Continue reading

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Writing – Your Personal Guru

Writing – Your Personal Guru Writing is not just for those who consider themselves “writers.” It is just as much a transformational tool as it is a craft for creative endeavor. We write all the time to get clear about … Continue reading

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Writing Tip of the Week – January 28th

You can Write! We sometimes think successful authors just instinctively know how to write—that they are born with an intrinsic ability. Some, yes. But for the majority of writers, writing is a craft—and crafts are teachable. By reading, by writing, … Continue reading

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Writing Tip of the Week – January 14th

Writing a memoir or a memoir-like story or blog can seem daunting. But remember, you are the protagonist in your own memoir, the tour guide. You must find a narrative trajectory, a theme, for the story you want to tell … Continue reading

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Writing Tip of the Week – December 24th

Writing Tip of the Week Aloha, Here’s your writing tip of the week. According to research by the American Press Institute, the longer sentences are, the less readers understand. I haven’t managed to find the original source of this research, … Continue reading

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Writing tip of the Week – December 17

The beginning of your story carries more weight than any other part of your work. This is simply because it is the beginning. The reason for its prominence is similar to seeing anything for the first time. Your senses are … Continue reading

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