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The 59-Cent Book Outline

The 59-Cent Book Outline

When you write two books per year, organization is key. I can’t spend half my day staring at a blank page, waiting for a muse who isn’t going to show (and doesn’t exist). I need to sit down with a plan and get to work. You can buy fancy software to assist...

Writing the First Draft (with Minimal Agony)

Writing the First Draft (with Minimal Agony)

Last week I wrote about how to outline a book. Of course, that’s just one part of the process. Then you have to write your draft. There are many ways to go about this: Stare at a blank page or screen in complete agony. Do everything you possibly can around...

10 Mistakes of Writing Humor

10 Mistakes of Writing Humor

A smiling reader turns the page. Somebody said that once. I’m pretty sure I’m not the first. But it’s true. If you’re making your reader smile, they’re likely to stick with you. Like any form of writing, humor takes practice. What’s funny in conversation...