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The Author Training Manual by James Scott Bell, Nina Amir

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Step #5Examine the Structure of Your Book

Remember Alice from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland? She didn’t have a map. No destination. That’s why she wandered around and didn’t care where she ended up. At this point in the Author Training Process you have the information you need to design the creative map for your book. If you’ve left your Alice Attitude behind and adopted an Author Attitude, you can complete Step #5, Examine the Structure of Your Book. Additionally, you can make sure you arrive at your destination: a successful book—one that sells to readers and to a publisher as well, if that is your goal.

You’ve made it halfway through the Author Training Process, and this step asks you to apply your research, evaluations, and training to ...

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