Zero to Book
PAMELA WILSON AND JEFF GOINS
You probably already know … publishing a book is a complex process. Zero to Book is documenting the journey from start to finish, so you can learn how to take your book from an idea to a published product. Listen in as best-selling author Jeff Goins helps Pamela Wilson go from Zero to Book.
Read more: Artisanal Publishing and the Hidden Power of the Beginner’s Mind
Publishing a book is like anything else you do for the first time — tough at the beginning, easier as you gain mastery. Jeff sums it up as, “The sort of difficulty which brings freedom with it.”
Read more: How to Push Through the Awkward Stage of Becoming an Author
Surprise! The most important part of writing a book may not be the writing itself. There’s intrinsic value to the things that inspire the writing process — but happen away from the keyboard.
Read more: Why It Takes a Village (and at Least a Couple Editors) to Get Your Book Done
Getting your first draft written isn’t where your book’s journey stops. It’s just a stop along the way to presenting it — fully formed — to the world.
Read more: Don’t Sweat the Title, Silence Your Inner Editor, and Forge Ahead with Your First Draft
Will you confront challenges while writing your book? Definitely. Life doesn’t stop while you work on your first draft. Here’s how to deal with the inevitable when it happens.
Read more: How to Structure Your Writing Time (and Stay Sane While You Work on Your Book)
When it’s time to actually write your book, what processes will you put in place so you get all the way to your final sentence in good shape?
Read more: What Do You Want Your Reader to Shout from the Rooftops When They Finish Your Book?
You have your Big Idea ready to go and — like Pamela — you’re itching to sit down and get your book written. What are some final considerations before putting fingers to keyboard? And how can you keep your main argument at the forefront while you write?