6 Things to Consider Before Writing a Book
He told me how he fought self-doubt and summoned the courage to publish his first book. The book was scripted in 1993 but was unpublished until 2016.
Oh! Why did it take so long before hitting the press?
To be honest, writing a book is one thing, having the audacity to publish it is another. And on to the next step, marketing the book is a different game.
You are probably at a crossroad wondering if the time is ripe for the unveiling of your book. The headache is usually intense if this is your debut appearance in the hallway of published authors.
Self-doubt peers at you from its hole and lack of confidence in your ideas threaten to heighten the span of your indecision. Writers often ask for pointers to know when their ideas are worth sharing. Perhaps, you have pondered on the same question.
Providing answers to the six questions listed here will shed more clarity on the future of your book.
The Six Questions Begging for Answers
1. What’s the idea behind your book?
2. Do you believe in the idea?
3. Is your idea worth sharing?
4. Have you experienced what you are writing about?
5. Do you have proven and tested solutions?
“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.” – George Orwell
6. Do you have a market for the book?