Book You Were Born To Write : Everything You Need To (Finally) Get Your Wisdom Onto The Page And Into The World by Kelly Notaras
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A guide to writing a full-length transformational nonfiction book is a valuable resource for aspiring authors who have always yearned to unleash their stories but struggle to find the time or motivation. If you constantly find yourself saying, “I know I have a book in me,” or if others often inquire about your plans to write, then this book is for you.
Authored by the seasoned editor with two decades of experience in the publishing industry, Kelly Notaras, this guide offers a straightforward, step-by-step approach to transform your transformative ideas into a completed book as efficiently as possible. Notaras, who herself is a life coach, brings a unique perspective to the table, blending humor, encouragement, and common sense to demystify the publishing process.
Starting from clarifying your intention behind writing a book, the book takes you through the entire journey. It teaches you how to craft a compelling hook and establish a solid book structure that captivates readers. Furthermore, it offers practical advice on overcoming resistance and writer’s block, which can impede progress.
What’s more, Notaras delves into the various options available for publishing your finished manuscript, whether you choose the traditional route or self-publishing. In today’s digital age, publishing a book has become more accessible, affordable, and easier than ever before.
In our ever-changing world, readers crave the healing and transformative power of your unique voice. It’s time to be brave, bold, and take the necessary steps to share your message with those who are eagerly waiting to hear it. Let Notaras be your guiding light on this exciting journey towards becoming a published author.
The Importance of Writing a Book for Solopreneurs | Insights from Kelly Notaras
Hello, hello, dear listeners! I am thrilled to introduce today’s guest, Kelly Notaris. She is an incredible person who has dedicated her career to helping solopreneurs and entrepreneurs bring their books into the world. Let me tell you a little bit about Kelly and the amazing work she does at KN Literary Arts.
About Kelly Notaris
Kelly Notaris is the founder of KN Literary Arts, a publishing company with over 15 years of experience in the industry. She began her career in New York City, working as an editor for leading publishing houses such as Harper Collins, Penguin USA, and Hyperion Books. Eventually, she relocated to Boulder, Colorado, where she served as the VP and Editorial Director at Sounds True, overseeing a remarkable list of spiritual luminaries.
In 2010, Kelly decided to ghostwrite her first book while pursuing her love of editing. Since then, she has had the honor of editing a diverse range of personal growth books, including titles such as “Intimate Conversations with the Divine” by Carolyn Myss and “The Tapping Solution” by Nick Ortner. She is also the author of “You Were Born to Write,” a book published by Hay House.
Kelly’s incredible client list includes renowned names such as Regina Thomasauer, Nancy Levin, and Michael Morelli, among many others. She lives in Colorado and can be found at knliterary.com.
The Importance of Writing a Book for Solopreneurs
Many solopreneurs and entrepreneurs have powerful stories and valuable knowledge to share with the world. Writing a book allows them to reach a wider audience and position themselves as experts in their field. A book serves as a calling card that showcases their expertise and offers solutions to readers’ problems.
One of the main reasons why writing a book is vital for solopreneurs is that it has a magical way of reaching beyond their personal networks. By having a book that addresses the needs and interests of readers, solopreneurs can attract new clients, establish credibility, and boost their professional reputation.
Getting Started: The Book Before the Book
Getting started on writing a book can seem daunting, especially for those who don’t consider themselves writers. However, there is a way to make the process more accessible and fulfilling. Instead of immediately diving into writing the book itself, solopreneurs can start by teaching a course or workshop on their area of expertise.
By teaching a course, solopreneurs can test their content, gather feedback, and refine their material. This process allows them to build a solid foundation for their book, ensuring that it resonates with their ideal readers. Additionally, teaching a course helps solopreneurs develop a deeper understanding of their audience’s needs and challenges, providing valuable insights that can be incorporated into the book.
Once solopreneurs have taught their course and received positive feedback, they can use the course material as the outline for their book. This approach allows them to leverage the content they have already perfected and expand on it, while also capturing their unique voice and style.
Working with KN Literary Arts
KN Literary Arts offers a range of services to support solopreneurs throughout their book-writing journey. Whether they are at the beginning stages and need coaching on creating an outline or require assistance with the writing process itself, Kelly and her team are there to help.
Services provided by KN Literary Arts include:
- Coaching: Helping solopreneurs determine their book’s focus, outline, and overall structure.
- Writing Services: Pairing solopreneurs with professional writers who can bring their unique story and expertise to life.
- Accountability: Guiding solopreneurs through the writing process and providing support to ensure they stay on track and complete their book.
With the guidance and expertise of KN Literary Arts, solopreneurs can turn their ideas into powerful books that resonate with readers and make a lasting impact in their respective fields.
Words of Wisdom
Throughout her career, Kelly has had the privilege of working with incredible authors and witnessing their journeys. One story that stands out is her experience with Janine Roth, the author of “Women, Food, and God.” Janine had a vision of her book hitting the New York Times Bestseller list, and despite initial skepticism, she persisted. Years later, her book became a number one bestseller and transformed countless lives.
Kelly’s message to solopreneurs and aspiring authors is simple: keep going. Trust your intuition and follow your passion. If you feel the call to write a book, there is a reason for it. Don’t underestimate yourself or let doubts hold you back. Embrace the journey, and remember that writing a book is a powerful way to share your wisdom and make a difference in the world.
So, if you have that burning desire to write a book, take the leap and let KN Literary Arts help you bring your book into the world. Your story and expertise deserve to be shared, and the impact you can make is immeasurable.