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Q: What does a developmental editor do? A: Much more than you might imagineā€¦

by Beverley Glick

You may have heard of ChatGPT, the latest advance in open-source artificial intelligence, which can answer questions by referring to its vast database of knowledge and language models. So, I thought I’d ask it, ‘What is a developmental editor?’

It gave me a...

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Just write something! 25 quick-win ways to get your book started.

By Sue Richardson, Beverley Glick, Paul East, Debbie Nichol

What’s stopping you getting your writing project underway? You know you want to. Perhaps you know you need to. But taking those first steps can feel a bit daunting, can’t it?

So, we’ve put together some fast and focused...

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How self-reflection can help you prepare for writing a book in 2023

By Debbie Nichol

Back in 2007, I tentatively opened my shiny new textbooks at the beginning of a journey to complete a degree with the Open University. It was a hugely challenging and rewarding experience, both personally and academically, and 11 years after starting the first round of modules, I...

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Why you should put a book at the heart of your business

business benefits writing Sep 21, 2022

 

by Beverley Glick

Whether you’re a solo service provider or running a small business, you might be thinking about your next investment. Perhaps it’s new hardware, software or office equipment. Maybe you need to hire a marketing or PR person, a social media expert or a virtual...

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Why writing a book doesn't have to be a solo activity - the value of teamwork

 

By Beverley Glick

When you first decide to write a book to promote your business, you probably won’t be thinking about the details of how you’re going to get it done. At this stage it’s still an exciting idea – and you can’t wait to get started. But when you...

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Why you need a guide to help you write your business book

By Beverley Glick

I wonder what goes through the mind of a mountaineer who decides to tackle Everest? After all, no matter how many climbers reach its peak, the ascent remains a potentially life-threatening endeavour, even with the help of highly experienced Sherpas.

Writing a business book is,...

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