Book writing

“The book that will most change your life is the one you write…”

Have you ever considered writing your book? Writing a book helps to share your message and it positions you as an expert. As the (co)author of more than 25 books I have identified the best system to write a good book, fast. The secret is to start with the back cover: this is your marketing material and promise to your readers, plus it gives you the structure for your writing process. I have helped over 400 entrepreneurs write and publish their book, using this system. You’ll find my tips for writing, promotion and publishing in these blogs.

Write your book in reverse


Write your book in reverse Do not make the no. 1 mistake while writing your book. I've seen it too many times: inexperienced writers start off typing away enthusiastically... Until they get stuck. Going back and re-writing is not appealing. This is where most book projects disappear into [...]

Write your book in reverse2020-03-10T09:39:35+01:00

Publishing your book


Working with a publisher Don't send your completed book to a publisher. It is better approach a publisher in an earlier stage. Just send them your book idea, (working) title, back cover, table of contents / structure and maybe an introduction or first chapter. The publisher will also [...]

Publishing your book2019-12-11T09:57:01+01:00

10 ideas for a successful non-fiction book


Some of the best book ideas are very simple. Starting with a proven format will make the writing process much less overwhelming. Let's dive into the 10 most successful non-fiction book ideas to get you inspired.

10 ideas for a successful non-fiction book2020-03-10T10:19:23+01:00

Write a book


Is one of your intentions to finally write that book that you have been dreaming about for a ages? I'll give you tips and inspiration so that you no longer have an excuse! 😉

Write a book2020-03-10T10:24:59+01:00

Inspired by…


Inspired by... I made a list of authors who influence and inspire me in my writing. An interesting exercise, because it made me realize what kind of person/writer I want to be. Who inspires you? These are my 'heroes':  Neil Strauss (The Game, Emergency, The Truth): Surprises every [...]

Inspired by…2020-03-10T10:38:23+01:00

Storytelling – inspiration shot Sept 2018


Imagine the mayor of the city you are visiting for a conference, welcoming you with a keynote presentation and a song... Or meeting a friendly, modest man by the campfire, who turns out to be the singer-songwriter on stage the next day, sharing how events in his personal [...]

Storytelling – inspiration shot Sept 20182019-12-08T18:18:16+01:00

Book inspiration – inspiration shot Feb 2018


I'll never forget... ...the day I held the first print of my first book in my hand. I felt proud of the achievement, excitement that others would soon have access to my story, and the satisfaction of a huge project completed. Can you imagine holding a book that you have [...]

Book inspiration – inspiration shot Feb 20182019-12-08T18:16:27+01:00

Your own book


Your own book A book is a great way to spread your unique message. A free eBook will remove all barriers and help you to reach the largest possible audience. A book can also strengthen your reputation as a speaker or expert in your field, [...]

Your own book2019-12-27T11:41:45+01:00

Writing tips


Writing tips Here are a list of quick tips to give you a starting point and to show how easy creating a book can be. Many books, including (auto)biographies, start with an exciting scene in the introduction or first chapter, then once the reader is engaged, go [...]

Writing tips2019-12-11T06:08:15+01:00

The birth of a book


Tips for writing, publishing and promoting your book based on the example of my book ‘Jij bent een TopVrouw’ Do not hesitate to use existing material This book is a collection of columns that were previously published in the 'Woman' supplement of De Telegraaf. I put them all together [...]

The birth of a book2020-02-28T14:32:45+01:00