EP 10: How to Write Your First Book with Cathy Fyock

David Jenyns
David Jenyns

Podcast Episode #10

Writing a book can be a daunting and overwhelming process, to say the least, but with Cathy Fyock’s 10-step process – it’s easier than you think. The fact is, becoming a published author is a great way to position yourself as an expert and grow your business like never before. Follow the system and see the results!

Today’s Guest, Cathy Fyock

Cathy Fyock, CSP, SPHR, is The Business Book Strategist and works with thought-leaders and professionals who want to write content as a strategy for business development. She has helped over 100 professionals become published authors. Cathy is the author of eight books, including On Your Mark: From First Word to First Draft in Six Weeks, and Blog2Book: Repurposing Content to Discover the Book You’ve Already Written.

Turn Blog into a Book in 10 Steps

Step 1: Identify your business purpose for writing a book.

Step 2: Develop the thesis statement for your book. 

Step 3: Identify your target market.

Step 4: Identify the questions your target has about your thesis.

Step 5: Organise the questions identified in the previous step into a logical sequence and have them form the outline of your book.

Step 6: Create a project plan – what you will write and by when.

Step 7: Follow your project plan and write a minimum of once per week.

Step 8: Review your blog post and remove those that don’t fit.

Step 9: Organise your blog posts into the first draft of your book.

Step 10: Find a publishing partner and/or an editor.

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