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5 Fast Paths to Write Your Health and Wellness Book

You can write your wellness book in as fast as 3 months!

Do you have a book simmering inside you, but groan when you think of writing it?

Are you envisioning being cooped up in a tower or dark basement, cut off from friends and family while you furiously hammer out the words to your tome?

It doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, writing and publishing a short, focused book on a specific health topic can be faster and easier than you think.

Here are 5 paths to consider, with pros and cons for each. Which is most likely to work for you?

  1. Hire a ghostwriter.

Many writers and authors now offer services to help you write your book, giving you the time to concentrate on your clients or practice.

Did you know that the majority of business and health professionals use a ghostwriter? They are too busy running their business or practice to take the time to write a book.

Pro: A professional ghostwriter can do most of the work for you in shaping and writing a professional book.

Con: Expert ghostwriters can be pricy. For a full length book of 250 pages, you can expect to pay from $30,000 – $60,000, and top ghostwriters charge over $100,000!

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Avoid cheap ghosts. Get a professional ghostwriter if you use one.

Tip: Avoid cheap ghosts! With bargain basement ghostwriters you get what you pay for.

Inexpensive ghostwriters may not have much experience, and turn out a poorly written book that discredits you rather than building your credibility.

If you hire a ghostwriter, look for someone with a proven track record in your field.

  1. Write the book yourself.

Just plant yourself in a chair, and keep writing until it’s done. (I’ve done this MANY times).

Pro: This is always an option, because it’s just you and your words.

Con: If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’re spinning your wheels. You’re not sure how to get started, or you’ve written part of a manuscript and now you’re stuck.

If you hate writing, or feel you aren’t good at it, this plan will create more frustration and not yield a book in the near future.

  1. Get a book coach, consultant or book shepherd

These services are not all the same, but there is some overlap. Consultants, coaches and book shepherds each guide you through the writing and publishing process, providing options and encouragement.

Pro: This may be a good choice for some authors, as you’ll get a guide to help you write your book and navigate the publishing options.

Con: These services can be pricey, and in the end, you still have to write the book yourself. As well, some people set themselves up as book coaches, after writing one or two books on Amazon. Check out people’s credentials carefully, and see what they’ve actually written and published.

If writing is not enjoyable for you, publishing will not be either.

  1. Get a “done for you” service for a short book 

If you’re trying to write the next great American novel, this avenue isn’t for you.

But if you want to write a short, focused health and wellness book that generates leads for you, and builds your credibility, this is an excellent option.

Pro: You’ll save lots of time and effort with an “Author in an Hour” system where you “speak your book”, have it transcribed, edited and published. The cost is a fraction of a full ghostwriter’s fee. You get a professionally written, polished book you can be proud of.

Cons: It is still more expensive than writing the book yourself.

  1. Take a course on writing a book. 

Learn how to write a book, and you can use this method to write more books in the future.

Pro: You’ll get expert guidance, an easy method for “speaking your book” and the resources you need to have it professionally edited and published – all for a fraction of the fees you’d pay a ghost-writer or a “done for you” service.

Con: You have to put some time into organizing your book, but using a proven system and templates makes it much simpler.

Writers change the world, one reader at a time. It’s time to get your book out into the world.

Right now, you’re probably thinking, “All that sounds great, but I don’t know where to begin.

Let’s face it. Writing and publishing a book is a daunting task if you’ve never done it before.

That’s why I’m delighted to offer you a roadmap to get your book out into the world. Just scroll down, or click here to add your name and email address.

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