The first audio is on Structuring, and the second is on Self-editing, and third: ‘making your book interesting’ with stories.
Structuring (Audio) (9min)
Making your Book Interesting (3min)
What are the Stages of Book Development?
BAA Book Development Stages (PDF).
Time for Research
Competitor and Comparative research is important, to give you an idea what books are selling, in which categories, and what angle they take.
Hop along to Amazon and search your genre’s categories to find bestsellers. See what ‘gap’ each hotly reviewed
You can see below an example of three categories this book ranks in — two of which ar
If the book
Do a few ‘general term’ searches to see what comes up for particular niches, e.g. women’s health, mental health; the closest ones to your idea also contain the keywords you need to write
Do ‘Google Trends‘ comparison of 2-3 searchable topics you have in mind. Just start with the first term and then add more afterwards. This helps to see broader trends in searching, but is not the whole picture.
Researching Competing Titles on Amazon
Download a Publishing Schedule
After researching, please fill in your own PUBLISHING SCHEDULE.
If you opt to use Jennifer as a writing coach, then you’ll get your own personalised one sent.