Your Life Is a Book And It s Time to Write It

{We are} the carrier of details that make up history.” So now you may be saying to yourself, “Well, maybe I do have some of those life details to record, but I'm just too young to tell my life story. You can't write your life story ...

Author: M. a. Kevin Quirk

Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781936780211

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

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Do you have a story that you just have to tell? Do you seek to preserve your life history as a gift for loved ones, or to pay tribute to those who have meant the most to you? Do you yearn to write about one major life experience to inspire others? You're not alone. The desire to write our life story is a timeless, universal urge. Somewhere inside us we know that writing a book about our life will touch those we love, while enriching our lives in today's cell phone-laptop lifestyle. Life is a book, and women and men from 19 to 99 are hearing the call to write it. Someone is waiting to hear you tell your life story: who you are, how you've lived, what you've learned. They want to hear all the stories that have shaped your life. "Your Life Is a Book - And It's Time to Write It An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story" will take you on the journey of creating your memoir, autobiography, or life story. It doesn't matter how old or how young you are, or whether you've written a lot, a little, or not at all. Through practical tools, lively writing exercises, engaging questions, and helpful illustrations, you'll receive the guidance and encouragement you need from an expert life-writing teacher. Start writing your life story today Kevin Quirk, M.A., has been helping ordinary people of all ages and backgrounds write their life stories as ghostwriter, personal historian, and Writing Your Life Story teacher since 1998. A former journalist and founder of Life Is a Book, he is coauthor of "Brace for Impact: Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near Death and Hope for New Life."

Writers at Work From Sentence to Paragraph Student s Book

Follow these steps to get ideas to write about important life events. ... Write dates above each event. born 2 Work with a partner. Tell your ... Now it's time to freewrite about your life and the important events on your time line.

Author: Laurie Blass

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521120302

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 184

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"Writers at Work: From Sentence to Paragraph is the first book in a four-book series that provides students with a solid foundation in writing skills. Through the study of vocabulary and grammar, the book helps students to write accurate sentences relating to a topic. In the last three chapters, the book introduces the fundamentals of paragraph writing, and students progress to write basic paragraphs"--

Write the Book You re Meant to Write

Reasons to write your book... soon here are several reasons to answer the call sooner than later: • You have ... You have quietly expressed yourself creatively through writing, and it's time to produce a product you can share with the ...

Author: Gail Woodard

Publisher: Dudley Court Press, LLC

ISBN: 9781940013398

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 126

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It’s Time to Write the Book You’re Meant to Write! Have you ever thought about writing and publishing a book? Or what writing a book can do for you? Then you’re not alone. Writing and bringing an exceptional book into the world can be both easy and deeply satisfying, once you know how. Writing a book can help you: Share your ideas and expertise with others. Generate leads for your business. Position yourself as an authority in your field. Impart your wisdom and experience. Enjoy a well-earned sense of accomplishment. Whether you’re writing fiction, nonfiction or memoir, Write the Book You’re Meant to Write: A Guide for First-time Authors provides the critical advice you need for a successful transition from aspiring writer to respected author, including everything you’ll need to know about book publishing for beginners. “Woodard’s description of the four myths about book publishing alone is worth the price. Ignore them at your peril.” - Brian Jud, How to Make Real Money Selling Books Many aspiring authors commit mistakes, but you don’t have to, and you don’t have to go on this journey alone. Step by step, Gail Woodard helps you explore the different avenues for your book, understand what’s possible and make conscious choices right from the beginning. From book ideas and the ins and outs of the book process to publishing approaches, Write the Book You’re Meant to Write is a classic you’ll turn to again and again. “Whether you recently have felt the call to write a book or have completed a manuscript and are seeking a publisher, make a place on your bookshelf for this all-important book!” - Lynn Wiese Sneyd, award-winning author and owner of LWS Literary Services How to Write a Book If you’ve ever thought about writing a book you can be proud of and that audiences will love, then Write the Book You’re Meant to Write can help. It will dispel your fears and build your confidence about the book process, from coming up with the initial idea to selling your book for years to come. So what are you waiting for? Will you start writing the book you’re meant to write today?

My Divine Gift

More Than a Healing Story, It's a Life-Changing Testimony! Barbaro Baez Alvarez. time. It's time to get back to work again. I know it may not be right for me to take up this time to write my book, but I'm just trying to write something, ...

Author: Barbaro Baez Alvarez

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781796088526

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 378

View: 687


This book is about the experiences of a young man who always wanted to find the meaning of life and find his purpose in it. His great desire is to write a book that allows other people to understand life much better. During his life, he had some experiences that awoke his interest of writing. These experiences had love in common, which was the fuel of his inspiration.

A Field Guide for Science Writers

... isn't in the writing.Second,the book will be a dominant part of your life—from proposal to manuscript to publication—for at least a couple of years. ... The Proposal If your idea passes these tests, it's time to write a proposal.

Author: Deborah Blum

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198039026

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

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This is the official text for the National Association of Science Writers. In the eight years since the publication of the first edition of A Field Guide for Science Writing, much about the world has changed. Some of the leading issues in today's political marketplace - embryonic stem cell research, global warming, health care reform, space exploration, genetic privacy, germ warfare - are informed by scientific ideas. Never has it been more crucial for the lay public to be scientifically literate. That's where science writers come in. And that's why it's time for an update to the Field Guide, already a staple of science writing graduate programs across the country. The academic community has recently recognized how important it is for writers to become more sophisticated, knowledgeable, and skeptical about what they write. More than 50 institutions now offer training in science writing. In addition mid-career fellowships for science writers are growing, giving journalists the chance to return to major universities for specialized training. We applaud these developments, and hope to be part of them with this new edition of the Field Guide. In A Field Guide for Science Writers, 2nd Edition, the editors have assembled contributions from a collections of experienced journalists who are every bit as stellar as the group that contributed to the first edition. In the end, what we have are essays written by the very best in the science writing profession. These wonderful writers have written not only about style, but about content, too. These leaders in the profession describe how they work their way through the information glut to find the gems worth writing about. We also have chapters that provide the tools every good science writer needs: how to use statistics, how to weigh the merits of conflicting studies in scientific literature, how to report about risk. And, ultimately, how to write.

How to Write a Book in 8 Days

Do you shut this book and get on with your life? No. You shut this book and you write. But.... its late in the night and you have to get to work tomorrow. But.... it's time to get into the meeting, cook food, watch a movie, ...

Author: Priya Kumar


ISBN: 9788193391266

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 161

View: 640


Awards: How to Write a Book in 8 Days is the winner of 3 International Awards. Synopsis: Imagine what it would be like if you had a fully completed manuscript of a book you have been thinking of writing for years, in about eight days, without having to quit your job, wait for retirement or to take a sabbatical. A lot of people are under the impression that it takes years to write a good book; and to go years without any income or a future prospect of remuneration, scares them and puts them off right from the start. Whether you publish that book or not, in applying the strategies that I outline here, you will be able to have in your hands a full and complete manuscript, bringing you to the status of being an author, one of the most creative professions in the world, a profession that holds the power of evolution and revolution in any area you choose to direct your interests. How to Write a Book in Eight Days demystifies and simplifies the phenomenon of writing a book and writing it in such a way that it will bring you and the reader the success you desire. About the Author Priya Kumar is an Internationally Acclaimed Motivational Speaker and Bestselling Author of 12 Inspirational Books. In her 25 years journey with Motivational Speaking, she has worked with over 2000 Multi-National Corporates across 47 countries and has touched over 3 million people through her workshops and books, and is the only Woman Speaker in India to have done so. She is the only Indian Author who has won 37 International Awards for her books.

Suffer No More

MY HEAVENLY Father for telling me it's time to write my first book. For His encouraging words of truth; You Lord are my life, my breath, and my being. Thank You Lord Jesus. To my children, for their kind and patient hearts in caring for ...

Author: Sandra MCDERMOTT

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781543449709

Category: Self-Help

Page: 80

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This book identifies with my suffering and where it came from. Suffer No More can help guide you to freedom from addiction and any character defect that identifies you. When we are born, we are born with a sinful nature, and until we find God, there is no freedom from our sinful nature. Unless you believe in Christ as your personal Savior, you will struggle with the issues of sin for the rest of your life. But if you accept Christ as your Savior, you are then set free from your old sinful nature by the power of Jesus. Suffer No More is just to help people see the light from all their darkness and to help people find freedom. Jesus died on the cross for our sins. Jesus paid the penalty. He willingly took on his body all the punishment that we deserved so we wouldnt have to. He died on the cross for all our sins so we could be set free and be made righteousness in God through Christ Jesus, if we are willing to turn our life over to his care. Allow him to do the work in and through you by his Holy Spirit, and I promise you, you will be set free. Do the twelve steps to the best of your ability, and God will do beyond what you could ever dream or imagine. I pray this book will lead many to Christ.

Your Story Matters

Finding, Writing, and Living the Truth of Your Life Leslie Leyland Fields ... breathing act of writing. It's hard enough to use good verbs and precise language, but that's not the hardest part. ... It's time to heed this truth and act.

Author: Leslie Leyland Fields

Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781641582193

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Your Story Matters presents a dynamic and spiritually formative process for understanding and redeeming the past in order to live well in the present and into the future. Leslie Leyland Fields has used and taught this practical and inspiring writing process for decades, helping people from all walks of life to access memory and sift through the truth of their stories. This is not just a book for writers. Each one of us has a story, and understanding God's work in our stories is a vital part of our faith. Through the spiritual practice of writing, we can "remember" his acts among us, "declare his glory among the nations," and pass on to others what we have witnessed of God in this life: the mysterious, the tragic, the miraculous, the ordinary. With a companion video curriculum from RightNow Media, this is a "why not" book as opposed to a "how to" book. Leslie asks each of us an important question: "Why not learn to tell your story, in the context of the grander story of God?"

The Book That Became My Counsellor

However, unfortunately, most of us make the mistake of thinking about how stuck we feel and get trapped into bad ... If you're 'stuck' in work, perhaps it's time for a change – you need to develop your skills or engage in a new project.

Author: Joe Hilton

Publisher: Book Guild Publishing

ISBN: 9781913913946

Category: Self-Help

Page: 200

View: 179


Practical advice from an ordinary guy and founder of ‘Joe Bloggs Talks’. Joe Hilton is a full-time NHS worker and self-professed ‘ordinary’ guy who has used his experiences and the principles laid out in this book start to lead a more fulfilling life, with a healthier mindset. While Joe has not had to overcome any life-changing adversity, he has suffered with his mental health as he tried to find his path and, as a result, he invested many hours into his own personal growth and wants to share that knowledge with others. Addressing topics such as gaining control of your life, finding yourself and dealing with doubt, this book can be read cover-to-cover or dipped into on a chapter-by-chapter basis, but make sure you have a pen handy as there’s lots of room to make your own notes.

How to Write a Book in 90 Days God s Way

If you are writing from impure motives, it's time to set your project aside and get in touch with God. 10. ... If you are in doubt, commune with God to find out if you should be writing a book at this time in your life.

Author: Henry Abraham

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 9781606471500

Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 618


Abraham provides wonderful encouragement and terrific inspiration for the Christian writer, emphasizing dependence on God to produce an inspirational work that will please Him and spiritually fulfill the reader.

Your Complete Guide to a Successful Secure Retirement

Life. Planning. Tool. —. Ideal. Day. This tool helps you create the retirement you want by helping you figure out how ... As you've become accustomed, it's time to write it down — create a two-column table, labeling the first “Time” and ...

Author: Larry E. Swedroe and Kevin Grogan

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 9780857197337

Category: Business & Economics


View: 906


This is your one-stop, definitive resource as you prepare for a secure and comfortable retirement. Investment and personal finance experts Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan present uniquely comprehensive coverage of every important aspect you need to think about as you approach retirement, including: Social Security, Medicare, investment planning strategy, portfolio maintenance, preparing your heirs, retirement issues faced by women, the threat of elder financial abuse, going beyond financials to think about your happiness, and much more. These topics are explained with the help of specialists in each subject. And everything is based on the “science of investing” – evidenced with studies from peer-reviewed journals. Overall, this adds up to a complete retirement guide, packed with the latest and best knowledge. Don’t enter your retirement without it.

How to Write a Book That Sells You

Now that you've seen the options, it's time to answer question 1: what do you want the book to do for you? Which success model seems like the best fit for you, your business, and your personal life? Make a note of it and jot down any ...

Author: Robin Colucci

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 9781480802056

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

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More than eighty percent of Americans believe they should write and publish a book, but less than one percent actually does so. In How to Write a Book That Sells You, author Robin Colucci guides coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs in writing and publishing a book that can become a power tool in their businesses. The steps presented in this guide seek to help you avoid or handle most of the blocks, distractions, and misunderstandings that prevent people from becoming authors. It teaches you how to excavate your most radical, leading-edge ideas and write a book that excites your audience and expands your impact. "If you are serious about creating a book that doesn't limp across the finish line, you need Robin Colucci's How to Write a Book That Sells You. It is the perfect launching pad to craft and create a book that generates superb credibility, connects you with your target audience, and seeds your financial empire. This is a title that delivers what it says. Judith Briles, Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms "Robin Colucci's How to Write a Book That Sells You shows readers the steps to write a book that builds credibility, influence, and drives readers to buy. A must read for anyone who wants to profit beyond book sales." Jill Lublin, 3x best selling author. Visit "Whether you're just a beginner or a seasoned author, How to Write A Book that Sells You is required reading for success in today's electronically evolving market. Michael R. Drew, Promote A Book, 79 Consecutive Wall Street Journal, USA Today & New York Times best-sellers

The Chief Executive Hustler

own thoughts that make you a unique person and to attach yourself to the crowd mentality, to think like others. ... They say we should never judge a book by its cover, but it's the cover that makes us want to open the book in the first ...

Author: Vincent Mafu

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781483659558

Category: Self-Help

Page: 254

View: 268


The Chief Executive Hustler (CEH) is the winners manual for this intense race that we call life. It is a reference guide for entrepreneurs or anyone else who wants more out of life. It provides easy answers to difficult questions and gives practical solutions for solving them. The CEHs ten principles are based on proven success strategies used by self-made millionaires, entertainment moguls, independent entrepreneurs, political leaders, relationship experts, psychologists, educators, and spiritual gurus. They work for everyone, no matter what race, profession, age, religion, income, or education level! In it you will learn the following: How to consistently create opportunity, instead of waiting for it. How to position yourself to be successful in any industry. Dont just hope it happens. Make it happen! If you cant find a way, then make a way! Success is simple; but it aint easy! Recession Proof! This book will ultimately open your eyes but most importantly open your mind, and you will learn how to avoid the traps already set for the population! The chief executive is ultimately the guide to success for us all! This Book Is Rated R: Real, Relevant, and Refreshing!

Waking Up in Winter

For years I'd maintained a private practice as a professional coach, helping people to improve the quality of their lives. In writing my first two books, Take Time for Your Life and Life Makeovers, I set out to capture the process I ...

Author: Cheryl Richardson

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062681683

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

View: 225


Internationally recognized coach and New York Times bestselling author Cheryl Richardson has toured the world empowering others to make lasting change. But when Richardson’s own life no longer worked as it once had, a persistent, inner voice offered unmistakable guidance: it was time to reevaluate her life to uncover what really mattered. Waking Up in Winter is the candid and revelatory account of how at midlife, Richardson found renewed contentment and purpose through a heroic, inward journey. The unfolding story, told through intimate journal entries, follows Richardson from the first, gentle nudges of change to a thoughtfully reimagined life – a soulful, spring awakening. With an experienced coach’s intuition and an artist’s eye, Richardson reexamines everything – her marriage, her work, her friendships, and her priorities – gracefully shedding parts of the self that no longer serve along the way. In the end, she not only discovers what really matters at midlife, she invites readers to join her in the inquiry process by providing thought-provoking questions designed to usher them through their own season of transformation. Offering up Richardson’s most powerful teaching tool yet – her own life – Waking Up in Winter takes readers on a brave, spiritual adventure that shows us all how to live a more authentic and meaningful life.

Breathe Big Live Big A Starter Guide for Your Awesome Life

Note: Remember, writing in red lipstick on mirrors freaks people out. Spend some time being grateful and thankful for the abundance that exists in your life right now. Even if it's for getting a moment to yourself to read a book or to ...

Author: Tracye Warfield

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781387314355

Category: Self-Help


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Breathe Big Live Big is a self-help book for people who are ready to start, or restart, rocking the Awesome Life of their dreams right now! In this how-to guide, inspiration expert and wellness industry leader Tracye Warfield offers 22 advice-filled chapters with her funny, at times poignant, inspiring real-life stories, tips, exercises, and takeaways on how to show up big and bold to each moment.

Writers Artists Yearbook 2021

Becoming an Organised Writer 'Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your ... writing isn't easy, and no book can help you with that – especially if you're trying out new things all the time, ...

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472968159

Category: Reference

Page: 816

View: 918


The latest edition of the bestselling guide to all you need to know about how to get published, is packed full of advice, inspiration and practical information. The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook has been guiding writers and illustrators on the best way to present their work, how to navigate the world of publishing and ways to improve their chances of success, for over 110 years. It is equally relevant for writers of novels and non-fiction, poems and scripts and for those writing for children, YA and adults and covers works in print, digital and audio formats. If you want to find a literary or illustration agent or publisher, would like to self-publish or crowdfund your creative idea then this Yearbook will help you. As well as sections on publishers and agents, newspapers and magazines, illustration and photography, theatre and screen, there is a wealth of detail on the legal and financial aspects of being a writer or illustrator.

Musings and More

Never in my life had I thought of letting go of things, especially books. These have been my sole surviving guide for a long time. Even the last three ... I wanted to write...but not to make a living out of it. The book that I had in my ...

Author: Oindri Kundu

Publisher: verses Kindler Publication


Category: Fiction


View: 607


“The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul." This book portrays the creativity of more than 20 individuals from different spheres of life. Despite various types of procrastination, these individuals have been able to create and showcase their talent through their passion of writing.

Write A Book Fast The Busy Writer s Starter Pack

You can be there as a backup and a sounding board, but you have your own life to lead. ... The solution here is to write down the things you LIKE. Keep those. ... I've enjoyed the time so far, but it's time to let someone else take over ...

Author: M. R. McAlister

Publisher: Blue Gem Publishing


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


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What you get in "WRITE A BOOK FAST - The Busy Writer's Starter Pack" The Busy Writer's Starter Pack brings together FOUR of the most popular books in the Busy Writer Series: # The Busy Writer's One-Hour Plot # The Busy Writer's One-Hour Character # The Busy Writer's Book of Checklists # The Busy Writer's Kickstart Program Armed with this collection of books for writers, you will be able to see your novel taking shape after just a few hours—and if you’re having trouble organizing your life to find time to write, simply follow the eight easy steps in the Kickstart Program to get your novel underway! Here's what other writers have said about the four books in this collection: The Busy Writer's One-Hour Plot: "I have read many books about all aspects of writing during my writing years. None compare with this book - it's a winner for sure. It is clear, concise and to the point." The Busy Writer's One-Hour Character: "I followed Marg's instructions and at the end of one strictly-timed hour, which she has divided into 7 segments, I had a cast of characters for my story. I was stoked!" The Busy Writer's Book of Checklists: "Four years ago a friend introduced me to the Plotting Checklist you see in this book. My friend is a professional book reviewer, and she'd stumbled across it on Marg McAlister's website. We both thought it was marvelous... and instantly, we figured where we were heading wrong. I've been hoping for a fuller list of lists ever since. Wow. So here they all are." The Busy Writer’s Kickstart Program: "It's obvious that this author has been there. She has captured the essence of the busy writer's life and offered inspiration, but also practical tips to guide you through those challenging times. This book will help you to clear your physical as well as mental workspace. Once your creativity is pushing through those barriers again, you will find practical advice on developing plots as well as three-dimensional and believable characters. This book is well organized for easy reference." If You're Ready to Write A Book, "Write a Book Fast" will Get You On Track!

The Will Power

start today and make a difference. This book affirm us to ignite our consciousness that it's time we take absolute control of our live positively and masters of our thought rather than letting others do it for us.

Author: Onoja Adakole Michael

Publisher: Onoja Adakole Michael


Category: Education

Page: 138

View: 570


Scientists over the years have proven that human life is shape and reshape by our level of thinking. For instance, Sheldon B Kopp (Clinical Psychologist) said a large part of how a little kid becomes a big kid has to do with increasing a store of information and differentiating new ways of thinking. Through this, the child can predict and control how the physical and social world works. This book offers an oversimplified explanations and a pivotal configuration of how individuals can harness the reformulations on the physical, social, economic and political world. It contains practical illustrations of how individuals through The Will Power have achieved an unbelievable and limitless success in life overtime. It's a guide for those who want the best out of life.


the Publisher” Mr. I. M. Publisher PREPARING TO WRITE Now that we've settled on a place to write and have gotten all necessary materials gathered into our writing suitcase, it's time to begin formulating story ideas.

Author: F. Barish-Stern

Publisher: Golden Quill Press


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


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“HOW TO WRITE YOUR BOOK, From an your Finished Story,” as narrated by “The Three Wise Writing Guides,” is a journey into the exciting world of writing. A writing guide can be very dry and boring, but “How to Write Your Book...,” takes the reader on a journey with our three guides: the Writer, Ms. Iwanna B. Writer, the Editor, Ms. Edi Tor, and the Publisher, Mr. I.M. Publisher. Each guide provides writing tools designed to help anyone who wants to write; from the novice to the published author. This book was developed as a direct result of the authors’ years of experience, as editors and publishers and also as published authors. “From our writing workshops and interactive seminars, we gained an understanding of writers’ specific needs. We concluded that most participants were unable to take their ideas from the seedling stage to the finished story. For the most part, great story ideas would pop-up, then ultimately fizzle just from the task of getting these ideas down on paper. Workshop questionnaires and writing assignments revealed that not only aspiring writers, but also the more experienced, could benefit from learning how to properly structure their great ideas into finished stories. Once each writer could overcome their obstacles by setting realistic goals, and understanding the process through the eyes of established writers, editors and publishers, those writers stayed on track and were motivated to complete their projects. They saw the quality of their work immediately improve and were able to know how to keep writing, what to do next and even how to overcome the road blocks. When these writers followed our step-by step process they were able to see their writing projects through to completion.” This book was also used in the actual creation of a currently published novel. The “Chapter Review Maps,” show how each of the techniques benefitted the story line in, "Code 47 to BREV Force," and how any writer can put those tools to work for any story. Madry and Barish-Stern filled this book with their writing journeys’ as authors of numerous books in many different genre; as editors of hundreds of books, from their experiences with publishing unknown authors. They also were able to see the issues from a cross section of writers garnered from years of teaching classes. "How to Write Your Book," is a fun, exciting, interesting and educational way to achieve your dream of writing a book, ..."from an idea to your published story."