Welcome back to part 2 of the 4 strategies that helped me write a book in under 90 days!
As I mentioned in the first section of this two-part series, I wanted to take you behind the scenes to show you what it took to write this book.
I know that you have big goals too, and so I wanted to share this journey to you, to inspire and motivate you to achieve YOUR big ambitions too!
Click here to read Part 1 where I share two crucial steps that helped bring clarity to my creative process and got me to finally start and finish a book I’ve been trying to write since 2017.
After implementing those two strategies, I did the following to further help me focus and stay accountable.
3: It’s all in the table of contents
Being the little aquarian that I am, I like to walk to the beat of my own drum. And I don’t like following conventional constraints. In my creative process, I like to leave things as open as possible to adjust and change plans when I see fit.
That was also the approach I took in the past when I wanted to write this book. Yep, I have actually been sitting on several book ideas, none of which came to fruition, for various reasons. One of those reasons was that I never had a structured and detailed enough table of contents.
But thanks to my editor, I was able to pull my aquarian creative process together with a more structured format.
Once I had a detailed table of contents the book practically wrote itself.
4: Set aside time and know yourself
The process started off a little scattered. I wrote the first chapter of this book in the L.A. airport while waiting for a delayed flight in December.
I planned out the table of contents in South Africa over a couple of days, spending an hour or so a day on it. And I think I wrote three chapters down there as well.
Once I was back at home in Massachusettes, I decided to set aside time in the morning and committed to writing for 60 – 90 minutes at least five days a week.
I also wrote a few times over the weekends but I never wrote more than 3 hours a day.
Why? Because I wanted this process and experience to be FUN! Something that I would never have thought was possible back when my friend first suggested I wrote a book back in 2016.
“When you understand the intricate workings of your personality and how your body interconnects with your soul, it unlocks a whole new dimension of what’s possible for you to achieve.” ~ excerpt from Chapter 12 in the first draft of my book.
Once again, applying one of the strategies I share in the book, I was able to work with myself and work faster and with more ease! And the best part: I NEVER had one day of writers’ block ever!
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A special gift for you:
I also have a very special gift for you today that will further help you to lead from your values with more confidence. As you know – I’m currently going through the editing process of my first book. And I’m giving away a free chapter – that’s right – when you visit: downloadchapter11.com – you can download my chapter A leader is born.
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Sending you lots of strength and courage! Until next time