Book Coaching

Show, Don't Tell

(This is an extract from our Amazing Book Coaching (ABC) with Ahonu. For more info, click here (https://twinflameproductions.us/events).) The difficulty begins trying to show when you’re writing, which implies telling! Your books are non-fiction but sometimes it is easier to show ;) the concept using examples from fiction, so here’s the difference: Telling simply states the facts. You are informing your reader someone is tall, or angry, or tired. Or the weather is cold or hot or windy or blizz...

How To Solve Writer's Block

Countless writers have made great suggestions for faster, better writing - but for us the most important thing is - don’t edit as you write! Just get your ideas down on paper (or computer) and edit later. But even experienced writers get bogged down editing as they go. For some, it works, but for most, it makes for slow writing. It often creates the writer’s block issue because they get stuck thinking it must be perfect out the gate. If you are one for whom perfection and editing slows you down...

7 Tips for A Top Title!

Choosing a title for your book is one of the most important marketing decisions you will make. Your title can help or hinder sales. So, here are seven tips to help you make sure you give your book a title that is unforgettable! (https://amzn.to/2tUgBOE)#1 Short and sweet - and memorable! Try to come up with a title for your book that has no more than four words (or five at most!). You'll notice a lot of good book titles have just three words. The Hunger Games (https://amzn.to/2tUgBOE) and ...