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Write a Book… on the beach!
Coming to you live from my patio in the Bahamas! I’m the author of the book The Freedom Project,...
I would love to coach you to help make your book dream a reality
I had a mentor tell me, “If you’re serious about making a real change in your life, hire a coach.”...
Authors, Leverage Social Marketing And Turn Your Book into Revenue
So you’ve written a book, and ask yourself (and maybe others) the important question: now what? Many authors experience...
Do you have an idea for a book?

I have never met anyone who hasn’t, at one point or another, considered the idea of writing a book. Have you?

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Why I love doing a 1000 projects at a time

Am I scattered? Someone literally asked me that question the other day. I do get bored easily, so I enjoy many different things – preferably at the same time. I’m just a Dutch guy, relocated to Canada and now living a creative life around the world. I’m also a travel hacker. Bestselling author. Award winning fine art photographer. Coffee addict.

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The Four M’s of Success
People who have studied, or even spent time with successful people have found certain traits that accounted to their achievements. These success techniques not only helped them forward but also kept them there – even in times of depression, recession or other personal disasters. Four of them are The Great... Read more
What’s the most important story of your life?
Have you ever given serious thought the question about the story of your life? What truly is, currently, the most important story of your life? What do you have the world to tell? What’s your story? I believe we all have a story to share. But instead of sharing... Read more
So you wrote a book… now what?

A dear friend and participant in the publishing module of my Write a Book in a Week course shared an exciting update on Facebook this week: her book had finally arrived on her doorstep.

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How to decide what to write your successful book about

After my post from last week about using writing as a process to get organized, lots of you asked how to decide on a topic once you have created an inventory of ideas. This is easier said than done, but the easiest way to come up with a main idea for your book is to follow one of your long-term passions. To choose a subject that you will be still be passionate about in a year or so, ask yourself these questions…

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How I use writing as a process to get organized

People often think that if you’ve written a book about something, you must have all the answers. I sure used to look up to my mentors who had written a book on a topic I wanted to learn more about. But now that I’ve written a few books myself, I realized writing a book is simply a matter of harvesting and structuring information in a certain way.

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My answer to how I wrote a book, got it published, and became a bestseller

The only thing more fun than cashing in monthly royalty cheques from my publisher is teaching others how to do the same… which is why I’ve been quietly working on a complete makeover of “Write a Book in a Week”.

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4 reasons I love to blog – and why you should start one
Have you ever heard about the “infinite monkey theory”? It states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter keyboard for an infinite amount of time will almost surely type a given text, such as the complete works of William Shakespeare. With the ever growing number of... Read more
The three stages of writing a book and becoming an author
It is said everyone has a book inside of them. Have you ever thought of writing your book? It’s one thing to write a book, it’s an entirely different thing to write one that’s a saleable, viable, marketable product. Ensuring the success of a book is something even the biggest publishers... Read more