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Episode Info: Chandler Bolt is the author of Book Launch: How to Write, Market & Publish Your First Bestseller in Three Months or Less AND Use it to Start and Grow a Six Figure Business. He is also the founder of Self Publishing School, one of the most successful online training programs for authors. Chandler was a C level English student who hated writing. In the last three years he has published six books. He decided to write a book with a friend from college about his experiences running a business and going to school full-time. The book went from idea to bestseller on Amazon and just under three months. Chandler dropped out of school shortly thereafter and the royalties from the book paid the bills. It continues to bring in thousands of dollars a month in passive income. We had an intense conversation packed with information. In this interview Chandler shares his 3 Step System for Writing a Book, we talk about amazon marketing, hiring employees, and much more. Here are the highlights: Writing a Book: Chandler Bolt’s 3 Step System Step 1: Mind Map First, write your book idea down in the middle of a white piece of paper. Next, write down everything you know, or can think of about your book topic. You’ll use that brainstorm diagram to create a mind map where you group related ideas into sections of your book. You want to organize your book into 4 – 7 sections. Now that you have your ideas organized into sections, the next step is to arrange the sections in a logical order for your book. Step 2: Decide on Chapters Once you have your sections in a logical order is time to drill down further and decide on chapter subjects. After you have your chapter subjects, the next step is to mind map each individual chapter and then make a point by point outline of your chapter so that you can create your book quickly and easily. 3. Write the book Armed with your detailed outline its time to write the book. You can either use your detailed outline to go point by point and write your manuscript, or you can dictate your manuscript into a digital voice recorder using your point by point outline and have that file transcribed. (You can also use voice recognition software and do the same thing.) Tips For Writing A Book * Understand that your mind map and outline are not set in stone. They are a starting place that help you organize your thoughts around your book idea. * Co-authoring aRead more »

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