Planning Your Book

Planning your book can seem daunting. You’ve got all these things you want to say. You’ve got all these experiences to share. But you don’t know how to organize it.

Having a plan for writing your book makes it a lot easier when you or your ghostwriter does the actual writing. If you are hiring a professional ghostwriter, a plan will make it easier for the ghostwriter to execute what you want.

Planning a book usually begins with knowing why you are writing the book, whom you want to read it and how you plan to reach them. Once you are clear about your goals and ideal readers, you want to focus on planning the contents of the book.

A simple way to plan your book contents is by creating a Table of Contents. This is the outline of your book. Each chapter becomes a main topic, and within the chapters, each section becomes a subtopic.

When all this planning is complete, you will have a road map for a creating book you are thrilled about, and that your ideal reader will want to read and buy.

We have a process for turning book dreams into a plan. Here are highlights of this package.

Dream to Blueprint

Summary: You dream; we plan. We turn your dream of a book or project into a plan for writing it.

Benefits: Frees your mind from confusion and the feeling of being overwhelmed about figuring out how to tell your story. Creates peace of mind knowing you have an organized structure for sharing your story and message.

Who this is for: The would-be author who has a dream of a book but needs a plan for action.

Goal: Create an overall plan and structure for your book, which shares your unique story and message while achieving your project purpose.

Key Tasks:

  • Identify the purpose and goals of the project
  • Create the overall structure
  • Plan the Table of Contents

Related Resources

Read more about Gathering of Information

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Read more about Talking About Accomplishments

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