Get Organized: What Your Book Needs

110315-OrganizeForYourBookWhen people talk about book organization, you usually hear things like “front and back matter”, table of contents, foreword, about the author, etc. But have you thought about how you actually organize your writing?

Something that one of the experts on the Brew Your Book Telesummit, Jeanne Demers, said really stuck with me in our interview…

Jeanne shared that her biggest obstacle to overcome in the writing wasn’t how to put the book together but how to organize the pieces of the writing AS she was writing. After the recording was over, I thanked her for her candor and honesty around this – and she promptly became embarrassed about being “that author who didn’t know how to organize!”

But let’s think about this…

Where are we TAUGHT how to organize our thoughts?

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The other place where I saw this idea of needing to be taught a process for something that people THINK should be just known is Marie Kondo’s book on tidying. Once she points out that being tidy isn’t something we’re magically born knowing how to do (or figure out) it was a huge relief. Keep Reading!