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Technical Writing – How to Write a Section of a Chapter

Each chapter consists of more than one section. Reserve the first section for a "mini preview" of what follows inside the chapter. Here are the structural components of each SECTION (but not all need to be present in each section): 1) Introduction Section overview phrase. 2) Description of a function, component or system. 3) PROCEDURAL TASK(s). A set of NUMBERED STEPS to follow to accomplish a task. 4) TABLE TITLE… Continue Reading
Childrens Books

Writing a Children’s Book – 11 Things You Need to Know

Then you would like to write a children's book. Before you start, you need to know what competitive field you are about to enter. It's a misconception among writers that it's easy to write a children's book and be successful. The truth is that there are thousands of writers out there with the same goal. They come from all walks of life and all levels of writing skill. Don't let… Continue Reading
Childrens Books

The inside secrets to writing and publishing a children’s book

Writing and publishing a children's book is a dream for many people. Unfortunately, this is often a difficult dream to achieve because most talented writers don't know or understand the steps they need to take first to begin the process of getting exposure and getting published. Do you need an agent, an illustrator, an assistant, a consultant or a bookseller? Do you know which children's publishing houses should be the… Continue Reading
Book Reviews

Book Marketing Tip – Writing Reviews

Have you ever been on Amazon browsing reviews, then read a great review and decided to buy the book you're looking at because of the review? A well-written review can really tip the scales for me when looking to read a book. As a writer of self-published Christian books, I started writing reviews for every book I read and liked and signed the review with this tagline With love your… Continue Reading
Book Reviews

Writing book reviews – Fiction

A book review describes, analyzes and evaluates the quality, meaning and significance of a book. It doesn't have to narrate, and it's not a book report or summary. A review is a comment. While there is no "right" way to write a review, some essential information is needed in every one. Fiction and non-fiction books have differences not only in content, but also in the components that should be in… Continue Reading