Archive for the ‘Writing and Publishing a Book’ Category

Getting Endorsers For Your Book

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

Coming out with a book is not just a writing exercise, it is also a marketing exercise. Particularly if you are a first time, unknown author like me, you will need to convince people that they need to part with their money and with their precious time for them to be able to read your book. Why would they want to do that?

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What’s A Good Length for A Book?

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Before I started to write my book, I asked my publisher what a good length for a book would be. They replied: 100-200 pages.

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Timetable for Writing a Book

Friday, June 27th, 2008

How long does it take to write a book? Long enough. Just kidding. I didn’t think writing or coming out with a book would be as fast as about 11 months, but in the case of Mom’s A Stewardess, that’s about how long it took.

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Preparing a Book Proposal

Friday, June 20th, 2008

In finding a publisher who will help you make your book a reality, everything will start with a book proposal. Before you can get a publisher to take a chance with your book and sell your book to other people, you will need to sell your book concept to the publisher first.

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Choosing a Topic for Your Book

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

If you are planning to come out with your first book, what topic should you write about? I always thought I would come out with a collection of my best blog entries or maybe a collection of Philippine travel write-ups but as one of my favorite writers Conrado de Quiros says, sometimes, topics have a way of choosing you.

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So You Want to Write a Book?

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

Do you have dreams of writing your own book in the future? What will it be about?

Everything begins with a dream and I do believe that if you can even think it in your mind and see it as you close your eyes then you are a step closer to actually seeing your dream come true.

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