So You Want to Be a Writer!
So You Want to Be a Writer!
Insights and Practical Tips from a 60-Book Author
About the Book
"So You Want to Be a Writer?" is a collection of nine juicy insights and practical tips aimed at people who are or want to become writers. Whether you're a seasoned published author or a newcomer to the world of writing and publishing, you'll find something of value and interest in this slim volume. And by buying now you'll lock in all future updates as Shafer conjures up new ideas to share.
Dan Shafer is the author of more than 60 books, the vast majority of which have been computer technology titles published by traditional publishing houses. He has also written on spiritual subjects and technology user books. He has a knack for explaining difficult ideas of all kinds in simple-to-understand terms.
With a witty, irreverent stye, Dan shares his views on:
- the importance of outlining and the basic techniques involved
- how to identify and understand your target audience
- overcoming writer's block (he has a specific technique that might just be worth the price of the book)
and several others.
Dan has made a full-time living as a writer for more than 35 years, so he's eminently qualified to offer these insights and tidbits. And you'll do well to read them and implement those that make sense for you as a writer.
- “I’m a Writer”
- First Things Last
- Write what you know…or at least can find out.
- Know where you are going
- Write Now, Edit Later
- Motivation vs. procrastination
- Decide Early Who Your Readers Are. And Some Other Stuff
- Where’s This Book Headed Next?
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