“They” always say that to eat an elephant, take one bite at a time.
Whoever eats elephants anyway?
The principle holds true, though. If you have a big hairy task in front of you that seems onerous and huge, start somewhere and start small.
So it is with writing a book.
- Decide on your overall theme or overriding topic
- Break that up into a series of smaller themes or sub-topics
- Pick one sub-topic you know enough about or research one to gather information
- Write 10 – 20 pages on that sub-topic. That’s 3000-6000 words, give or take. Oh, and try to write it in ONE sitting. Clear your desk, your mind and your computer screen. Dedicate