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Day 30 e-copy

Posted on: March 2nd, 2010 by Neworld 1 Comment

Day 30 e-copy Now that your book has been safely sent to a self publication company…take the copy of your book and convert it to a PDF. Send your PDF to your friends, relatives and colleagues to read! Ask them for their feedback and testimonials. Also…ask them to keep track of the page numbers where […]

 

 

Day 29-Order your first copy!

Posted on: March 1st, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 29-Order your first copy! Well…for all intents and purposes…we are done! Congratulations! Now we set the future in motion. Seek an online self publishing house today and order 1 copy of your book so you can actually SEE what it will look like in print. I use Lulu for all of my books. You […]

 

 

Day 28 Finish your edits

Posted on: February 28th, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 28 Finish your edits Today you should finish your part of the editing of your book. Continue to read your sentences and chapters out loud until the words sound “just right” to you! After you have completed the process you will need to send a copy of your book to someone else to read […]

 

 

Day 27 Beginning your final edits

Posted on: February 27th, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 27 Beginning your final edits Well…we are almost there now. Look how far we have come. Really…just 27 days ago you started with a concept and now…we are about to do some final edits. Now let me explain a bit about editing. Perfection cannot be obtained. A book is never really completed…simply abandoned instead. […]

 

 

Day 26-Write your Table of Contents

Posted on: February 26th, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 26-Write your TOC Today we will write the Table of Contents. Finally! Not unlike insurance…a table of contents is essential to have…even if it is rarely used! It can be used as a reference tool as well as a means for an overview of your book. Now that you have basically written your book, […]

 

 

Day 25-Write your dedication

Posted on: February 25th, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 25-Write your dedication The dedication section of your book is YOUR opportunity to really thank at least some of the people who inspired you and encouraged you to write your book. You do not have to make a list of every person you know…or thank people purely out of obligation. Just say some special […]

 

 

Day 24 Completing the Pre-sell prep!

Posted on: February 24th, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 24 Completing the Pre-sell prep! Self publishing… If you have the ability to make your own site changes, then let’s get all of that done today also and start the pre-sell of your book! If you must send it to your webguy to do your updates, then do so and get a confirmed timeline […]

 

 

Day 23-Presale preparation begins!

Posted on: February 23rd, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 23-Presale preparation begins! Well…we have finished filling in all of the basic content for our book and now is the time to think about pre-selling it…or getting it published by a publishing house. If you are self publishing your book, then pre-sales are exactly what is going to fund the first printing. If you […]

 

 

Day 22-That’s it…we’re done!

Posted on: February 22nd, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 22-That’s it…we’re done! Well, after today, we will be done with the basic content. You know as I write this blog each day I struggle a bit tomake the repetitive parts interesting. The fact is that the process is repetitive sometimes. Write points…write points…write basic content etc. The good part, as we both know, […]

 

 

Day 21-4th day of basic content

Posted on: February 21st, 2010 by Neworld No Comments

Day 21-4th day of basic content Almost done… Today we will write the basic content for our points 61-80. We are in the final stretch now! You should be able to feel the finish line…even though you can’t see it yet. Take a few minures today to really think about the content you are writing. […]