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Our W.R.I.T.E.R. Process is practically foolproof – so long as you already have a very detailed structure for your book as a blueprint to work from. The best way of getting one of these is by attending either one of Lucy’s BookPlan workshops, or working one-to-one...read more
Making sure your manuscript is correctly formatted is essential if you are going to submit it to an agent, publisher or editor. Why? Because it makes your work easier to read, assess, mark up and, in due course, to typeset. Additionally, because there are publishing...read more
It seems like every time I look on Facebook there’s another “promoted post” or sidebar ad offering to help me write and/or publish my “bestselling” book. Targeted ads obviously target me, because as a writer and publisher I post about and look at book-related stuff....read more
The first book I wrote was commissioned by a publisher. I was thrilled, of course. As a work-life balance expert I was very happy to hear that a publisher thought the subject, an emerging concept at the time, was one that merited a self-help book for individuals, as...read more
Often misunderstood, and sometimes misspelled (forward, foreward), the Foreword is a useful – though not essential – part of your business or self-help book. It sets the stage for you, the author, and if written by someone with a well-known or often-searched name, can...read more