You’d love to learn how to write a bestselling book, right?
Problem is, it’s scary.
You’re not even sure what goes into writing a book, let alone a bestselling one.
The good news?
Below you’ll find 31 fantastic resources to help you write a bestselling book. (If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by how many there are, just commit to reading one each day for a month!)
Note: I’ve focused on non-fiction books here, though you’ll find that some of the advice — particularly on areas like research and time management — will apply to other types of writing too.
Table of Contents
- Stage 1: Develop a Book Idea That’s Practically Guaranteed to Sell
- Stage 2: Create a Rock-Solid Structure to Make Your Book Easy to Read and Write
- Stage 3: Research Your Book as Efficiently as Possible, Without Spending Hours Lost in an Internet Rabbit-Hole
- Stage 4: Find the Time, Energy and Focus to Actually Write Your Book
- Stage 5: Get Your First Draft Down on the Page
- Stage 6: Turn Your Rough Draft into a Polished Book to Be Proud Of
- Stage 7: Take a Deep Breath and Send Your Book Out into the World
- Stage 8: Get Your Book in Front of (the Right) Readers Without Spending a Fortune on Advertising
Stage 1: Develop a Book Idea That’s Practically Guaranteed to Sell
You can’t have a great book without a great idea.
I’ve written a lot over the past eight years, and one thing I’ve learned (the hard way!) is that the ideas that I think are great aren’t necessarily the ones my audience will want to buy.