Do you have a mission or a message?
Want to write a book?
Not sure where to start?
Not sure what to write about or how?
Have a half-finished manuscript that you just can’t seem to finish?
Hello dear author-to-be!
Perhaps you’ve dreamed of writing a book for years. Perhaps it’s a new idea that has planted itself in your consciousness. However long you’ve been dreaming of writing a book, now is the time.
Getting published as an author used to be hard. Thankfully, we are no longer at the mercy of publishers. Today, there are more opportunities than ever to become an author.
It’s not the publishing that’s hard. It’s the writing.
Perhaps you’ve stared at an empty page on your computer, wondering where to start. Perhaps, you’re just too busy to write regularly. Or perhaps, you don’t even know what you should write about or who would want to read what you write?
But what if I told you that it is possible to write your book in a month, or less, and for you to finally become a published author?
Imagine yourself in a couple of months, using your book to:
- Promote your business and build your profile
- Attract more high paying quality clients
- Get more speaking gigs and opportunities to participate in webinars, podcasts, or online summits
- Share your message and mission with more people
- Have a greater impact in the world
- Or to simply feel that sense of accomplishment and joy at achieving your dream!
Well, that’s where the FAST Book Writing Bootcamp can help!
Why Should You Write a Book?
Now just in case you’re not convinced that writing a book is good for you and your business, let me share with you some of the amazing things that happen in life when you write a book.
There are so many good reasons to write a book, especially if you’re a coach, speaker, entrepreneur or a service provider of some sort.
Let’s take a look at some of the top reasons to write a book:
Do you want to be the “go to person” in your niche or industry?
A book instantly increases your authority and credibility.
Get Speaking Gigs
Do you want to build a speaking career?
When you have a book, your authority and credibility make it easier for you to get professional speaking gigs (paid and unpaid). You can also be interviewed on podcasts.
Visibility & Media Coverage
Do you want to build your profile and get into mainstream media?
Many authors are sought after by traditional media outlets. TV and radio show producers are always on the lookout for engaging content, so you are much more interesting if you’re an author!
Generate Leads & Clients
Do you want to generate more leads for your business?
As a coach, business owner or entrepreneur, you always need to be generating new leads. A book will create a range of new opportunities for generating leads. Think about how your book can bring new people into your world: Amazon, speaking, media, guest blogs, etc.
Build a Leveraged Business & Make More Money
Do you want to leverage your time and knowledge to make more money while working less?
Your book can help you create a more leveraged business. You can repurpose your book into an online course and other products. With your increased credibility and authority, you can charge more for your programs, services, coaching, and mentoring.
Reach More People & Have a Greater Impact
Do you want to reach more people and have a greater impact in the world?
You have gifts, talents and wisdom to share with others that will help them transform their lives. In working one to one, you can only help so many people. A book and author platform allows you to reach more people, more easily, in ways you would be able to without a book. The more people you can reach, the greater impact you can have in the world. Everyone in the world can be your client. Anyone can buy a copy of your book, but only so many people can buy an hour of your time. Don’t keep your gifts to yourself – you are robbing the world of your wisdom, experience and message.
Build a Tribe or Community
Do you want to grow a tribe or community?
You might want to create a community of people that share the same passions as you. Your book can draw people together, create raving fans, start a movement, and provide support to others.
Start a Movement
Do you want to start a movement to inspire change?
Do you have something that you are so passionate about that you want to create a movement that will not only change people’s lives, but impact society and communities?
A book is a powerful way to kick-start a movement. It can create momentum and build community around a topic.
As you can see, there are lots of great reasons to write a book and you are probably motivated by a range of these, if not all of them.
So if writing a book is so great, why aren’t more people doing it?
There are so many reasons that stop people writing a book, even if they desperately want to. You may have even experienced this yourself if you’ve been wanting to write a book for some time.
So, here are the most common reasons that stop people from writing their book:
- Takes too long
- Lack of time
- Fear of failure, fear of success
- Someone else has already written it
- Lack of confidence
- Why me?
- Not knowing where to start
- Too self-critical
- Lack of organisation
- Don’t know what to write about
- No deadline to work through
- I’m not good enough, why would someone read my book?
Do any of these sound familiar to you?
What if I could help you find more time in your day? What if you made a real commitment to writing your book so you could really achieve your dream of becoming an author?
So what’s the Bootcamp all about?
When you join the FAST Book Writing Bootcamp, you will:
- Get clear on your message and your why
- Find out what your audience wants
- Develop an amazing outline for your book
- Implement strategies to set you up for success
- Write your book quickly and easily
- Be accountable for your success
- Have the support of me and the group
So, now you’re really wondering, can you really write your book in the month of March. Yes you can! (I’ve got the Bob the Builder song running in my head – yes, I have a three year old son!) Believe me, I’ve written and written so much content in a short period of time and using my FAST formula, you can get your manuscript written!
What’s the FAST Book Writing Formula?
It’s easy to write your book when you have the FAST formula:
F is for Framework: use the FAST book writing framework to write your book
A is for Accountability: keep yourself on track and accountable
S is for Success Strategies: set yourself up for success with key tips and tricks
T is for Timely: set yourself a goal and stick to it
What’s included in the Bootcamp?
The Bootcamp has 5 Modules:
Module 1: Your Mission & Message
Module 2: Your Audience & Avatar
Module 3: Your Book Outline
Module 4: Your Success Strategies
Module 5: Get Writing
Who is this Bootcamp for?
This Bootcamp is for you if:
- You’re a coach, consultant, speaker or entrepreneur
- You want to write and publish a book
- You have an wisdom, experiences, and expertise you want to share
- You want to grow your influence
- You want to be known as the “go to” person in your niche
And now you might be wondering…
You’ve read this far and you might be asking yourself these questions:
Can I really write a book in 30 days?
I’m here to tell you that you really can write a book in 30 days or less. I’ve written books in a day (Fast Book Writing) and another book, Who Gets the Farm, which required a lot of research on a topic I didn’t know much about was written in just 5 days!
Let’s do the maths; just to show you how long it really takes to type a book from your head to the screen. Take a regular paperback book of 40,000 words or 200 pages. If you type 60 words per minute, it would take you about 11 hours of solid typing to produce your manuscript. That’s actually not that long, is it?
Or if you want to record your book instead, that would take less than five hours of talking. And I’m sure if you’re writing a book on a topic you’re passionate about, you can probably talk about everything you know until the cows that come home.
Won’t the quality be compromised if I write my book quickly?
I get asked this a lot and it drives me nuts, so let me be frank here. There are plenty of books that have taken years to write that are crap. There are many books that have been written quickly that are equally crap.
What this means is that time does not reflect quality.
I know many authors who have taken five years to write their books. Yes, that’s a long time and that’s because they didn’t sit down every day for five years and write. They did bits here and there. Then there were long periods where they wrote nothing, waiting for time or inspiration.
Regardless of how long it takes you to write your book, you are going to re-read your manuscript after you’ve written it and make any changes, as well as get it edited and proof read, which will polish it up very professionally.
I’m not a very good writer, so how can I write a book?
There’s quite a lot I want to say to you if you’re thinking this!
Firstly, a book doesn’t have to be of Shakespearean proportions to have an impact on the world.
Secondly, if you can talk passionately about your topic, then you just need to share your message, knowledge and wisdom with your audience as if you were speaking directly to them.
It’s easy to stand in your own way, telling yourself that you’re not good enough to write a book, but let me tell you – you are! Don’t let yourself give in to this doubt. Trust that you can share your message with the world in a quality book.
And I’ll let you in on a little secret… there’s an awfully written book that is currently the most popular book in the world right now. It’s barely been edited and proof read, and yet it has sold millions and is about to be released as a blockbuster Hollywood film.
I have written a number of books and been featured in 6 anthologies, as well as publishing my own journals and colouring books. I am currently working on a new book as well. See all of my books
on my website.