How Writers Write: Lessons Learned from Monica Hesse

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How to Find the Bigger Story in Your Body of Work

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A Field Guide to Writing a Nonfiction Book (with a Lot of Help from Austin Kleon)

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The One Thing that Precedes Successful Authorship

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The Advice You Need to Succeed as a Nonfiction Author

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How to Make Time to Write

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Why Speakers Can–and Should–Become Authors

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Should You Write the Book of Your Heart?

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Five Nonfiction Book Structures for Fast Writing

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NaNonFiWriMo Kick-Off Event Teaches You How to Write a Book in a Month

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A Reason to Challenge Yourself to Write a Book During November

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Book Launch! Win Copies of How to Blog a Book!

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Get Your Book Written in Little Chunks

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Are You Pregnant with a Book? Give Birth to It!

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