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What Have I Learned Up To This Point?

I have learned quite a bit but I think the steepest part of the learning curve is yet to come. Remember, this is my first attempt at authoring a book.

I should point out exactly where am I in this process. I am approximately 90% finished with the formal book proposal that I will hand over to a literary agent. This is a comprehensive outline of the book, sample chapters and other content. I used a pro-forma, non-fiction format that Michael Hyatt suggested. I am also knee deep into research on various buildings, places, sites and people that will form the guts of the various walking tours.

So what have I learned? Read More What Have I Learned Up To This Point?

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How Did I Start This Little Project?

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Well, I was going to write a book called “The Mindset of Networking™” as part of my “day job”. I run a company called Southeast Business Forums, LLC. It is a business-to-business, senior level networking organization. I wanted to have a short book that I could autograph and hand to my new members. The other motivating factor was to gain credibility because we all know that you’re looked at differently when someone finds out you are a published author. Read More How Did I Start This Little Project?