What You Need to Know Before Writing Your Book by Drew Kimble

What You Need to Know Before Writing Your Book

Overview

Maybe you’re a writer who has always wanted to write and publish your own book. 

Maybe you’re a visual artist, photographer, or illustrator who’s been wanting to put together a book showing others how to do a specific technique or simply not have to make all of the same mistakes you did when you were first starting out.

Or maybe you’re just someone who has something awesome to share with the rest of the world. No matter what your reason is for being here, you’re certainly not alone because it turns out….

80% of people say they are interested in writing a book


So if almost everyone out there wants to write a book, why aren’t they writing it? 

What exactly is holding them back? Is it because it’s too difficult, too confusing, too expensive? Maybe they don’t know what to write about or they just don’t understand the book publishing process. 

After talking with hundreds of creative artists from around the world, I’ve discovered that the biggest reason most people never write their book—is that they just don’t know where to start. 

The idea of writing and publishing a book simply becomes overwhelming. There is too much information out there, too many things to do, and they have no clue where to even begin.

I know because I've been there myself.

In fact, it took me years to publish my first book after starting and stopping probably more than a dozen times because I was completely frustrated and overwhelmed by the experience.

And that’s why I wanted to create this free mini-course so that I could give you all of the essential information you'll need to know to get started on your book without (hopefully) overwhelming you in the process.

I hope this course will give you the inspiration and confidence to start writing your book today!

Drew :)

"Everyone has a book inside of them--but it doesn't do any good until you pry it out." ~Jodi Picoult 

What's included?

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Contents

Module 1: Almost everyone wants to write a book, so why don't they?
You want to write a book? You're not alone!
5 mins
Why do you (really) want to write a book?
7 mins
Module 2: Choosing a book topic that sells
You have to start thinking like an author
6 mins
Why choosing the right book topic is more important than how well you write
8 mins
It's about solving your reader's problem
4 mins
Module 3: Researching your book idea online
In the end, it comes back to supply and demand
7 mins
Just because you write it, that doesn't mean they'll buy it
6 mins
Using Amazon to see what book buyers are searching for online
10 mins
Module 4: Putting it all together
Doing your own book research on Amazon
13 mins
Understanding Amazon's best seller rank and categories
9 mins
Organizing and interpreting the results of your book research
9 mins
Book Research Template.xlsx
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Book Research Template.pdf
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Why you need to know the rules of your genre before your write your book
7 mins

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FAQ

Shouldn't I just write my book first and worry about all this other stuff later?

This is a mistake I see first-time authors make all the time. They think that if they write an awesome book, everything else will simply fall into place. Unfortunately, they end up writing a book that few people are interested in reading, which is why it's important to do a little research before you start writing your book. What you need to know and how you can find this information is what this course is all about.

Why isn't this course longer?

One thing that I had to learn (the hard way) is that it just isn't necessary to sit through a complete A-Z course on writing and publishing a book before getting started. Maybe you've been thinking about writing a book but just didn't know what to do first, this short mini-course will give you the information you'll need to take that next step without overwhelming you in the process.