Index for Business Writing Tips (my book)

The only real critique of my book, when I gave an interview at a book launch in Blackwell’s Oxford last year … What about an index? Well, I spent the quiet days of  January writing one, so the Index is now available  to those wanting it.   The index – what it features  There are over 130 entries covering 3+ pages/columns, with guidance on the following items standing out – at least in terms of cited references, not...

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Being an author – Interview with Robert Bullard

10 questions on authoring a book … 1.) So, what made you author a book – where did it start? It all began with a rally car driver, Penny Mallory.  She was giving a motivational talk to a business networking group (LATE BREAKFAST) about setting ourselves a really bold vision, and the need to go outside our comfort zones etc.  It was really inspiring.  So when I got home I asked myself, ‘What is my vision?’  And as part of that...

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Write better headings – EXAMPLES

Headings really matter, and we all need to sharpen up our writing at times. Here are some less good and better examples from my recent book on Business Writing Tips – For Easy and Effective Results. Below you can read what were the original headings to my book’s parts (in bold) and chapters … and what they were in the final version (in italics). Only a couple of parts/chapters did not change their headings/titles. I think you...

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3 Videos of my book launch

I launched my book, ‘BUSINESS WRITING TIPS – For Easy and Effective Results’, in March 2015. You can now watch 3 VIDEOS of the event 1)  An interview with me at the launch  (2 minutes – Professionally made)   2)  “Writing a book is like having a baby” (HE says)  (7 mins)   3)  My speech in full  (12 mins) HERE is how to buy my book – using Paypal OR on Amazon    ...

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‘Writing a book is like … having a baby’

  The analogy between writing a book and having a baby might sound a very strange claim – especially coming from a man.  But I have been struck by the parallels as I have moved through the stages of conception and gestation through to birth and beyond. Mothers, hear me out! Everyone, please let me know what you think   1)  You know exactly when it was conceived Just as some people know the place of their conception, I know when and...

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Writing a book? 10 things I learnt

Writing a book does not take long, once you start – I decided I would write my book last August, and except for taking a break to do a lucrative copywriting job later that month, that is pretty much what I did. I then returned to and completed it in September, and did the editing and proofreading, bit by it, over the following months. Write a book over a sustained period – I made most progress in August, when I avoided doing any other work at...

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