I’m a big fan of doing research. But I’m such a fan that I’m tempted to get stuck in the research phase. It’s fun. It’s fascinating. And it’s a reason to put off writing—especially writing something major, like a book. Are you researching or procrastinating? If you’re working on a doctoral dissertation based on academic […]
It’s been drummed into your head since grade school: outline before you write. This is excellent advice. Outlines make you think clearly before you write, and keep you on track for longer projects. If you pitch a nonfiction book to an editor, your proposal includes a detailed outline. The editor decides to buy the book […]
Interviews with Inspiring Authors
Need some inspiration for your writing? Listen to one of these interviews with an inspiring nonfiction author.