How to Write a Book Your Readers Really Need

Picking the posts for your Blog-Your-Own-Book Challenge product.

Shaunta Grimes
Jul 10, 2020 · 3 min read
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  • Ramping Up to a Daily Habit (so — couch to daily writing.)
  • Objectives and Key Results
  • Challenges
  • Writer’s Block
  • Writing as a Job
  • Tools

What do you have to say about each topic within your theme?

Take each of your sections and think about them separately. Come up with a series of blog posts you could write for each one.

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Put yourself in the shoes of your reader.

When I was coming up with these posts, I asked myself this question: If I was reading this book, what would I want?

This is more than a collection of blog posts.

Each post you write in August, is part of a larger, cohesive whole.

Here’s my secret weapon for sticking with whatever your thing is.

Shaunta Grimes is a writer and teacher. She is an out-of-place Nevadan living in Northwestern PA with her husband, three superstar kids, two dementia patients, a good friend, Alfred the cat, and a yellow rescue dog named Maybelline Scout. She’s on Twitter @shauntagrimes and is the author of Viral Nation, Rebel Nation, The Astonishing Maybe, and Center of Gravity. She is the original Ninja Writer.

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