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The Author Training Manual by James Scott Bell, Nina Amir

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Step #1Develop an “Author Attitude” and Plan Your Success

You say you want to become an author. You can. You can upload a document right now to Amazon’s Kindle program and declare, “I’m an author.” You can produce a twenty-page, saddle-stitched (stapled) booklet at your local commercial print shop with your name on the cover and announce, “I’ve been published.” You can create a ten-page PDF and sell it as an e-book to your blog and e-mail subscribers, and this, too, changes your status from aspiring to published author.

If you have the ability to write and get a manuscript into print, you can become an author today. Right now. A multitude of ways exists to accomplish this goal, and some of them are not too difficult or expensive.

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