"Blogging is a great way to create content for a book. Now Nina has put together a road map for getting a book out of your blog posts. Check out How to Blog a Book. It covers all the stops along the way to your destination as a published author."
author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Book,
Recycling your blog posts into a book may provide the easiest way to write a book, and How to Blog a Book
provides the plan for producing both
the blog and a book that agents, publishers and readers will notice." Dan Poynter, The Self-Publishing Manual and How to Write Nonfiction, parapublishing.com
The old saying, Kill two birds with one stone, is the perfect metaphor for what Nina teaches in this valuable book. Blog with the intention of turning the accumulated material into a complete trade book is a brilliant concept.
Jeff Herman, Literary agent, jeffherman.com
"If you are just starting out as a blogger or if you already have 15,000 posts online, Nina Amir's How To Blog a Book, has the plan for you. You can't go wrong with this book. Written to provide you with the easiest path from screen to page, this book gets you there while helping you to dodge many pitfalls and common frustrations. Read it and learn."
Shane Birley, co-author of Blogging for Dummies, shanesworld.ca
“There's a lot more involved in creating a book out of a blog than just gathering up a bunch of posts and hitting "publish." Nina Amir leads you step-by-step through all the consideration. Say good-bye to "what should I write about?" and say hello to "I'm a published author."
Shel Horowitz, book shepherd and author of eight books including Grassroots Marketing for Authors and Publishers, frugalmarketing.com
“Nina Amir’s new book is a book writing and promotion revelation. She shows you how to finish your manuscript at the same time you build a platform. Every writer will benefit from reading this slender, savvy volume.”
Rick Frishman, bestselling author, publisher, and speaker, rickfrishman.com
About the Author
Nina Amir, the president of CopyWright Communications (copywrightcommunications.com), is a seasoned journalist, author, editor, blogger, writing and blogging coach, book proposal consultant, workshop leader, and speaker with more than 33 years of experience in the publishing field. She is the founder of Write Nonfiction in November
, a blog and writing challenge, and currently writes four other blogs, including How to Blog a Book
and Write Nonfiction NOW!
Amir has edited or written for more than 45 local, national, and international magazines, newspapers, e-zines, and newsletters, producing hundreds of articles. Her essays have been published in five anthologies, and she has self-published nine short books.
Additionally, she has a proven track record as a book editor. One of Amir's client's books, Enlightened Leadership
by Ed Oakley and Doug Krug, was self-published and then purchased and re-released by Simon & Schuster; it has sold more than 230,000 copies to date. Another, Radical Forgiveness
by Colin Tipping, won the 1998 Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Award and went on to sell 115,000+ copies.
Amir resides with her husband and two children in the Santa Cruz Mountains in Los Gatos, CA.
Visit her website at ninaamir.com.