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Have you ever wondered how you’re going to fit writing your book around all the other responsibilities you have in your life, whether that’s your job, running your business, and children, whatever it is. How are you going to magically create this time to write your book?
Well, I’ve got some tips for you here that can help you.
Have a rock-solid outline
The first thing is to have an outline. The outline does two jobs. One it means when you work, you work really efficiently. We’re only putting things in the book that we need. Brilliant. The other thing is it breaks the book down into manageable chunks.
You probably heard the metaphor of getting across the river.
Don’t do too little or too much
Set yourself limits. …I’m going to do four or five headings in my outline a day or four or five key points, depending on how big they are. If you aim to do one and a half to two hours a writing a day, your book will be done within a month typically if you’re looking at around say 30-40,000 words depending on how quickly you write. You will be able to do it really quickly without rushing.
One point about working on headings is that you need to make sure you’re not slogging through explaining the headings for the sake of it. It’s one thing pushing yourself to write the headings and do your elaboration, it’s another thing to just grind it out,