Want to write a book fast? Take this by Mindy Gibbins-Klein.
Your own mentor to guide you through how to write a book.
I can hear most people say it now: I want to write a book, but I just haven't been able to put all the pieces together to get it out of my head and onto paper. I was like that too until I made a game plan. Now I've not only written a book, I've landed an agent and publisher—and have a book in bookstores that's gaining national buzz.
I write about my book-development process at .
Even the world's best-selling novelist, Agatha Christie, claimed to have written all her manuscripts in under a month. In a BBC interview, she said: "I find no reason why one month isn't adequate time to write a book".
Anybody with a story to tell can write a book. Either for their own enjoyment or to publish for all to see (and hopefully buy). If you find yourself weaving creative narratives in your head as you read your favorite novels, or when you are relaxing in the park, consider writing your stories down. Although it may seem daunting, you can do it. We'll give you some pointers on how to get started. Also, take some time, sit around, and just think about what people like to read. Ask your friends and maybe you can come up with an amazing story!We understand that a great book must be original – both in content and voice, and that you must let your passionate muse take you on a journey towards a book that is truly unique. At the same time, writing a book does not have to be like an off-road journey, with no map or signposts to help you reach your destination in a timely manner. You can benefit greatly from the wisdom of other writers, as well as writing tools and techniques that help you write a book more quickly, and improve your writing style. The trick is to know when to apply this knowledge, and when not to let “rules,” “theory,” or the fear of not being good enough drive you into that paralysis we call writer’s block.Learning how to write a book can seem like a daunting task. Whether you came to this site because you have an original idea you hope to turn into a nonfiction bestseller, or you want to learn how to write a novel without getting stuck after the first two chapters, we’re here to help. Once you have a manuscript you feel is ready to show the world, we’ll provide information on how to write a book proposal, how to write a book synopsis, and important advice for approaching agents and publishers. You’ll also learn about self-publishing as an option – and the many pitfalls to avoid when pursuing it. And we’ll present the best book writing resources the web has to offer, including our recommended book writing software, contests, online courses, and more.