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Write the Damn Book Already podcast

Writing, publishing, and marketing a book doesn’t have to be complicated and overwhelming. From myths and misconceptions, to practical tips and sound strategies, to the REAL reasons you likely still haven’t written and released your amazing story, Elizabeth Lyons is here to help you untangle the process and, even more importantly, untangle yourself.

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  • 07: The hidden benefits of talking (less) about money
    Listen, I love money. I welcome it. I appreciate it. I celebrate when my clients receive it in exchange for their guidance. And I celebrate when I receive it in exchange for mine. An overflow of money makes a lot of things easier. But let’s be honest. It’s just one type of win. It feels […]
  • 06: American Idol's Justin Guarini
    Justin Guarini became a household name in 2002 as the runner-up in Season 1 of American Idol. From there, he's starred in multiple Broadway shows and, in 2015, began appearing in Diet Dr. Pepper commercials as "Lil' Sweet." But the road to success has not always been an easy one. Through the ups, down, and […]
  • 05: The (Little Known) Quality Most Bestselling Books Have in Common
    Being able to claim "bestseller" status is all the rage, but what creates a REAL bestseller? What creates a book that is recommended again and again because it deeply touches the hearts of its readers? What creates a book that truly transforms not only the readers but the author as well?  In this episode, you'll […]
  • 04: What is the Difference Between Non-Fiction and Memoir?
    This episode of Write the Damn Book Already clarifies the answer to a common question: What the heck is the difference between non-fiction and memoir? Episode highlights: [1:24] Why it's important to clarify "common concepts" covered in your book [3:40] The BIGGEST difference between non-fiction and memoir (and it's not what you think!) [6:40] Where […]
  • 03: Why you REALLY think you want your book in bookstores
    Most of us have walked through a bookstore and imagined what it would feel like to see our own book sitting on one of the shelves (or, preferably, a front-of-store table!).  It's incredibly common (and understandable!), therefore, that aspiring authors dream of seeing their book in the bookstore and wonder how to make this happen.  The truth is, it's […]
  • 02: Traditional Publishing Myths & Misconceptions
    "I want my book to be published by a big publishing house." I hear this often. And more often than not, that belief is bolstered by a few misconceptions when it comes to traditional publishing. In episode 2 of the Write the Damn Book Already podcast, I clarify the reality of the 3 biggest misconceptions when […]
  • 01: Getting Your Book Into Bookstores
    "How do I get my book into bookstores" is an often-asked question by new authors.   Boy do I get it.   I LOVE bookstores...as a reader. As an author, not so much!   I'll address the REAL reason most authors want to see their book in bookstores in Episode 3, but for now, let's […]
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    What is the WRITE THE DAMN BOOK ALREADY podcast all about? Writing, publishing, and marketing a book doesn’t have to be complicated and overwhelming. From myths and misconceptions, to practical tips and sound strategies, to the REAL reasons you likely still haven’t written and released your amazing story, Elizabeth Lyons (5X author, book writing coach, […]
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