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Who Can Write a Book?

Who can write a book? Anybody with the time and inclination will have the capability to write a book. It might be a novel, a guide to a place or how to develop a skill, or perhaps a book for children. There are only two obstacles in the way of anyone who wants to write […]

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Everyone is writing a book these days, so why aren’t you?

When you were a child, if you followed the crowd that were your friends, you may have encountered questions like, “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you too?” The sensible answer would be no, as that would clearly be a silly thing to do. But if everyone is writing a book, is […]

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Why Write a Children’s Book?

Why write a children’s book? Why not?! But seriously, writing a book for children can be a great way to prepare yourself for writing a novel, entertaining your own children or grandchildren, or just to expand your skills. For younger children, you’ll need to incorporate pictures of some sort (you may find that a collaboration […]

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Is writing a book hard?

If you are considering writing a book, the first question you might ask is: Is writing a book hard? Well, that entirely depends on your definition of hard. I think digging holes in the road is quite a hard job, but I can be averse to physical activity, so that may play into it. Starting […]

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Is writing a book profitable?

Is writing a book profitable? It certainly can be, especially for an established author. For those who get published with a traditional publishing house, there can be advance payments that reach into the thousands, and royalties for years to come. For the self-published author, life can be a little different. There is still money to […]

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Is Writing a Book Worth It?

One of the biggest questions any aspiring author may ask is simply “is writing a book worth it?” – and the answer is different for everyone. In fact, there can be several answers to this question, depending on what “worth” means to you. Is writing a book worth it for the effort needed? In short, […]