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How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days

Friday, October 26, 2012 - 20:00

Do you want to write a non-fiction book? Are you procrastinating because you think it will take years to write it? Would you like to write a comprehensive first draft in 60 days? In this workshop you will learn how to take your book from inspiration to completion in days, not years. The workshop will spell out in detail the process required to move from your idea to a solid first draft of your book — in 60 days, including how to

- Clearly define your book purpose so you can define your target audience and focus on achieving what you set out to do
- Brainstorm all you need to know about your subject matter and organize your thoughts before you write
- Create a detailed chapter-by-chapter outline of your book, before you write
- Logically present information required to meet your readers’ expectations and achieve your purpose

This workshop is ideal for consultants, workshop leaders, speakers, PhD students and professors, freelance writers or anyone with a great non-fiction idea who wants to write a comprehensive first draft of a non-fiction book, major research report, or academic thesis - in 60 days.

Instructor: Paul Lima has worked as a professional writer and writing instructor for over 25 years. He has run a successful freelance writing and business-writing training business since 1988. Paul is the author of 12 books on writing and the business of freelance writing, including Harness the Business Writing Process, How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days, Everything You Wanted to Know about Freelance Writing, Copywriting That Works, (re)Discover the Joy of Creative Writing, and other books. He has self-published print (POD), PDF, Kindle, and ePub versions of his books. His books are available online through Amazon and Chapters-Indigo. Four of his self-published books are now used as university and college continuing education textbooks. You can visit Paul online at and read about his books at

Saturday, October 27 
9:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Registration  - $140 members, $165 non-members (HST extra)
Early Registration (before October 20) - $110 members, $135 non-members (HST extra)

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