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What should I Write a Book About

What Should I Write a Book About? 14 Hot Book Ideas

  Introduction Have you ever wondered what to write a book about? Should your write fiction vs. non-fiction? If you are really interested in succeeding as an author, you must consider this question critically. You should also get yourself a very strong and compelling answer through careful thought and observation. You cannot become a successful author if people only buy your book because they want to “encourage” you and not because they need it. Let’s dive in. How to Find the Right Topic to Write a Book About This is very vital because people only buy books and take their time to read it when they know they need it or that it is relevant to their lives. If they do not find it valuable enough to read, archive and refer to from time to time you are wasting time and resources thinking you would make it as an author-preneur. At the level of being one who writes as a hobby, that could be acceptable, but if you want to make money from your writing and publishing craft,ndustry, you must offer first class value in subjects, fields and areas that people need more insights into. Making a fortune from your craft is not a walk in the park, it is largely dependent on the book idea you have and how much people are hungry for the answers your book provides. That is why for an author-preneur to make his or her craft profitable, he or she must be a creative thinker. Check out this blog for insights on how to develop your creativity or overcome creative blocks. In this industry, creativity displayed with your book idea is what begets profitability. I therefore recommend that your book idea falls into at least four or more of the categories or answers enumerated in this blog if you really want to get the best results. Definitely check out my book titled How to Make Millions as an Authorpreneur, if you want to get more insights into Authorpreneurship. 1. What you are passionate about and love talking about Before you think about writing your book, you must have discovered that thing which you love doing so much. It should be something that you cannot help but talk about the least chance you get. In addition to that, you must be sure to bring a unique angle to whatever it is that you passionately want to write about. That way you distinguish yourself in your niche and stand out as an expert. To achieve this, you need to introduce an idea that is slightly new into what you love talking about. Someone once said that all you need is an idea that is ten percent new to make a million dollars. How true! It does not have to be something major like a new scientific discovery. It can be a little improvement on what is already being talked about but that could give you a competitive advantage. One “small” idea is enough to separate you from every other writer in your niche and can fast track your journey to success as an author-preneur. One place to start is to identify your message if you are a thought leader. What drives me to write books is an unwavering desire to help people become better in every of their endeavours by sharing my insights, knowledge and revelations with them. That passion keeps me punching the keypad of my laptop, churning out new books that would add value to and solve problems for people. Even when it seems like a waste of time, I keep at it because of the irresistible urge to share the wisdom, insights and experiences that I possess with people around the world. Every thought leader must have a central message for which he is known and it is usually something he is passionate about. Make sure you build your brand around that message consistently until your name becomes synonymous to it. This is very important especially for budding authors. Write about something you love and are passionate about, something centred on your message. For you, it could be goal setting, sales, creativity, the mind, leadership, nation building, fashion, personal branding, etc. As soon as you identify your message, then viciously stamp your name on it until your name becomes synonymous with that subject matter. Further reading: Identifying Your Book’s Target Audience – 15 Hot Markets of People Who Will Buy Your Books, eBooks and Audio Books 2. What you can do with ease that others find difficult I find writing powerful and wonderful books pretty interesting and easy to do. By reason of this, I get surprised to hear that someone lived all his life hoping that one day he would write a book and eventually never did. This has helped me value and appreciate my craft a whole lot more. It has ignited a fire in me to help others who find developing, completing, publishing, launching, selling or marketing their books and profiting from it impossible. There are a number of other things that people find difficult to do which you find easy or interesting.  Until you write about it, you may never be able to lend your voice to them in order to make the road easy for them. You would be highly limited by time and space. There are people who are waiting for you to show them the way and would gladly part ways with their money if you would help them. All you need do is write about that thing you have spotted which fits into this description. It is something you do with flair even when others struggle to do it right. That could really make a good book idea! As long as you have overcome an obstacle that you know people would always face at one stage or the other in their journey through life, then you have something worth writing about. For instance, you could write about how you were able to babysit your

The Story of How I Became a Thought Leader in Creativity

How I Became a Thought Leader in Creativity – 10 Inspiring Stories

The Story of How I Became a Thought Leader in Creativity Before I made Canada my home, there were various experiences that shaped me into the authority I am today in the realm of creativity and problem-solving. These memories have followed me everywhere I go. Even as I share my knowledge, insights, and techniques from one conference stage to another, and from nation to nation, those moments remain top of mind. This journey towards mastery in creativity cannot be done in one short story. So, I did my best to put together 10 inspiring stories and milestones from my journey in a summarized form here. I do hope you find it inspiring and would like to get your thoughts in the comment section after you read this article. How it All Began – The Journey to Creativity Mastery My journey into the domain of creativity took a remarkable turn when I was invited to deliver keynote presentations in Katsina, a culturally rich state in northern Nigeria. The thought-provoking 2-day conference, tagged “Think Outside the Box,” was held in 2018 and brought together a diverse audience of youth and adults who warmly embraced the unconventional ideas I presented. It was during this event that I realized the pressing need to bridge the gap between having great ideas, gifts, or potential and transforming them into profitable creations. The Problem I wanted to solve Before embarking on this speaking engagement, I had observed that a sizable portion of people often fail to fully tap into their creative potential. Many carry untapped reservoirs of gifts, talents, skills, and ideas that often go unnoticed and remain dormant unless ignited. Some have simply outsourced their creativity to God, when, in fact, God has already sourced them with the ability to be creative. He did that so He could ensure that the creative work He initiated in the beginning would continue. However, many potential creatives are yet to take their place in today’s world and contribute to the ongoing creation story. Another pain point – Insufficient Information on Creativity During my research for the presentation at Katsina, I made a profound observation. I noticed that there was a scarcity of information that could sufficiently explain what creativity truly meant. I wanted to grasp a solid understanding of the very fundamentals of creativity and how they can be harnessed intentionally. However, the existing resources were either abstract, disorganized, confusing, or inadequate. The information available online at that time was either half-baked truth or well-baked ignorance. If like me, you have sought answers to the question “what is creativity?” I got you covered. Check this article for answers: What is Creativity? Here is My Powerful 7-Sided Definition! Lack of Structured Content I also noticed another pain point in addition to the lack of reliable resources. There was no packaged resource available to save interested seekers from wasting time on poorly structured free content online. This gap inspired me to create a solution. So, determined to find answers, I embarked on a personal journey of exploration, guided by the Spirit of God. After delivering an exceptional presentation at the seminar, I kept researching and studying the subject of creativity. That year, I wrote a book to document some of the findings I had made titled “Unlocking Your Kingdom Creativity.” Two years after publishing that book, another one followed titled “4-D Thinking” or “Fourth Dimensional Thinking.”   Acquiring Problem Solving Skills It will also interest you to know that in a bid to solve the problem which I had identified, I did not stop at writing books and teaching others about creativity. I sought ways to make my understanding of the concepts and principles relatable to the everyday employee or entrepreneur in the corporate world. I wanted to go beyond mere words to truly convince others of my ability to teach, impart, and inspire creativity. To bridge the gap between theory and practice, I embarked on a journey to acquire another skill that demanded a high degree of creativity. I felt it was essential to not only share principles but also put them into action in my own daily experiences. This led me to transition into the realm of computer software programming, where I began writing words in languages that machines can read. It also helped me sharpen my problem solving skills. How this further made me a Thought Leader in Creativity By venturing into the corporate world, I gained invaluable insights into the inner workings of globally renowned tech giants known for their innovation. This includes companies like Google, Amazon, Netflix, Apple, Microsoft, and more. Through daily use of my programming skills and an informed study of the tech industry, I immersed myself in their creation processes and witnessed the continuous development of new products on a global scale. This immersive experience further refined my craft, empowering me to wield it as a powerful instrument for teaching and imparting creativity and problem-solving skills. Another speaking engagement – Creativity Accelerator Moved by a deep passion to educate and enlighten people about the true essence of creativity, I committed myself to training and teaching others how to discover and harness their creativity and critical thinking skills. As I traveled from one conference to another, from one stage to the next, sharing my knowledge and experiences, a pivotal moment occurred – I made a promise. Let me tell you how it all happened. In the year 2019, on a sunny afternoon, as I sat in my bedroom trying to take a nap, my phone rang. As I picked up the phone, I had no idea that the ensuing conversation would go on to weave the threads of destiny. I believe this conversation set me on a transformative path as a thought leader and an established authority in the arena of creativity. The message I received from the caller was nothing short of an invitation—an esteemed opportunity to share my insights and wisdom at a youth conference held in the vibrant city of

Identifying Your Book's Target Audience

Identifying Your Book’s Target Audience – 15 Hot Markets of People Who Will Buy Your Books, eBooks and Audio Books

Identifying Your Target Audience – 15 Hot Markets of People Who Will Buy Your Books Aspiring authors often ask, “Who will buy my books, eBooks, and audiobooks?” It’s a valid question that every writer ponders before embarking on their literary journey. The truth is, there are diverse groups of individuals who would be interested in purchasing your works. Let’s explore some of these potential readers and understand what motivates them to invest in your content. This will help you understand who your potential buyers and target market is. By the way if you want a thorough guide on the book publishing or self-publishing process, you should grab a copy of “How to Make Millions as an Authorpreneur“. Below are the groups of people who will buy your book: 1. Those Who Value Your Message: First and foremost, your audience comprises people who resonate with your message. Your words hold meaning, and your insights have the power to impact lives. Whether you offer self-help advice, share your personal experiences, or explore complex topics, there are readers out there seeking precisely what you have to say. 2. Those Who Value You: Your reputation and influence play a significant role in attracting readers. People who admire your accomplishments, knowledge, and expertise will be eager to learn more from you. Cultivating a positive personal brand will make it easier for these individuals to believe in the value your books offer. 3. Those Who Believe in You: Some readers believe in your potential and see you as an inspiration. They want to be part of your journey and benefit from your content, knowing that you possess unique gifts and talents. 4. Those Who Want to Learn from You: If you excel in a particular area or have demonstrated exceptional skills, there will be readers who seek to learn from you. Your books become valuable resources for those who want to replicate your success or gain insights from your expertise. 5. Those Who Know Your Brand: A strong personal brand can foster loyal readership. When people associate your name with a particular topic or niche, they become eager to consume your content, trusting in the quality and value you consistently provide. 6. Those Who Think You Have Something They Need to Hear: You don’t have to be a seasoned expert to write a valuable book. As long as you offer a fresh perspective or unique angle on a topic, there will be readers who crave your insights. 7. Those Whose Problems Your Content Solves: Books that address specific problems and provide practical solutions are highly sought after. Readers who find your content tailored to their needs will be motivated to buy your books. 8. Those Who Have Heard Other People’s Feedback: Word-of-mouth referrals play a crucial role in driving book sales. Positive testimonials from satisfied readers can attract new buyers who trust the experiences of others. 9. Those Who Want to Encourage You: A supportive network of friends, family, and acquaintances may want to encourage your journey as an author. Their belief in your potential can lead them to not only buy your books but also support you in various ways. 10. Those Who Have Heard You Speak and Were Inspired: Public speaking engagements can be excellent opportunities to sell books. If your keynote speeches or seminars have inspired your audience, they’ll be more inclined to seek out more of your wisdom in written form. 11. Those Who Love Reading on the Subject Matter You Wrote About: Readers with specific interests or passions will eagerly buy books that align with their favorite topics. By writing about compelling subjects, you can attract a dedicated readership as part of your book’s target audience. 12. Those Who Need It to Achieve Results: Your book’s potential to help ideal readers achieve desired results can be a strong motivator for purchase. Demonstrating real-world applications and successes will further encourage sales. 13. Those Who Believe It Will Help Them Solve a Problem: People actively seeking solutions to their challenges will be drawn to books that promise to address their issues effectively. This is why you should understand the behaviour and needs of the niche market your book or ebook caters to. 14. Those Who Were Attracted to the Title and Cover Design: First impressions matter. Eye-catching book covers and intriguing titles can captivate potential readers and prompt them to explore your work further. 15. Those Who Want to Hear Your Story: Finally, storytelling has an enduring appeal. Readers who enjoy narratives, whether fictional or autobiographical, will be eager to dive into your stories. This can generate positive word of mouth and attract more people to become part of your book audience because everyone loves a good story. If you want to venture into writing your first or next book and you are contemplating if you should write a book, check this blog out: 7 Reasons You Should Write a Book Even If You Have No Experience. If you are struggling with writer’s block then check out this book on Amazon titled: 18-STEPS TO WRITE A BOOK SUCCESSFULLY. Conclusion : Your Target Audience In conclusion, understanding your potential readers is essential for successful book marketing. Each group mentioned above represents a unique segment of your audience, and catering to their specific interests and needs will help you build a dedicated following and ensure the success of your books, eBooks, and audiobooks. Keep honing your writing skills, delivering valuable content, and connecting with your audience, and your literary endeavors will thrive. Happy writing!

Why You Should Become an Author-preneur?

9 Good Reasons You Should Become an Authorpreneur

Why You Should Become an Authorpreneur As an author of 17 books I have a lot to say when it comes to authorpreneurship. In a world teeming with aspiring authors, the path to success can often feel elusive. But for those who dare to dream bigger and aspire to create a lasting impact, there lies a more rewarding journey called authorpreneurship. There is a difference between being an author and being an authorpreneur. An author writes and publishes as a hobby but an authorpreneur has mastered the business of his or her writing gift. An authorpreneur transcends the conventional boundaries of writing, transforming their literary craft into a thriving enterprise. Think of legendary authors like J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter) and Robert Ludlum (Bourne Identity), whose books became global sensations and even blockbuster movies. In this blog post, we will explore why you should not be content with merely being an author, but instead, embark on the transformative journey to become an author-preneur. If you would like to get a copy of my 17th book titled “Ignite Your Creativity”, visit this link. 1. Being an Author is not enough The sheer number of books published each year makes it challenging for authors to stand out and achieve substantial success. Many talented writers struggle to sell more than a few hundred copies of their work, leaving them with meager earnings and unfulfilled dreams. In the book titled “The Millionaire Mind”, Thomas J. Stanley, Ph. D. said “there are about 300,000 books published every year and two out of three never makes it to the bookstores. Of these 100,000 that do get distributed, few ever sell 1,000,000 copies or more” To avoid becoming a statistic in this crowded market, one must evolve from being a mere author to an authorpreneur. This shift in mindset involves mastering the business side of writing, learning to market and monetize your craft effectively. 2. Gain Financial Freedom Becoming an authorpreneur offers you the potential to achieve financial freedom. Unlike traditional authors who rely solely on book sales, author-preneurs diversify their income streams. By developing and monetizing their expertise through various avenues like speaking engagements, webinars, online courses, and more, author-preneurs can create a steady stream of revenue that is not solely reliant on book sales. 3. Make Millions Regardless of Bestsellers While every author dreams of hitting the bestseller lists, author-preneurs understand that their financial success is not solely dependent on having a blockbuster hit. Authors are satisfied with being able to polish their talent into a desirable skill but author-preneurs are not satisfied until they can master the business of their talent. They move from talent to skill and from skill to business and make a killing out of it monthly. If you become an author-preneur, you stand the chance of achieving better result than those who have become authors of bestsellers today. But even if you do not sell a million copies of your books, being an author and graduating to becoming an author-preneur can bring you into superabundance. Hear this: “You do not need to sell millions of books to make millions from your work as an author”. Yes! Your book does not need to be on Amazon’s bestseller list to make millions from your craft. Now, there is absolutely nothing wrong with such achievements as they are great ones. However, you can mine the financial potential of your book idea without being a New York Times bestselling author. It is all about having the right strategies that would help you get your message out there in any way possible. By leveraging their expertise and knowledge through various mediums, such as webinars and seminars, they can generate substantial income irrespective of their book’s popularity. This opens up new opportunities and allows for consistent earnings. Additional resource: Read this article if you would like to learn about what hot topics to write a book about: What Should I Write a Book About? 14 Hot Book Ideas 4. Escape Unemployment or Underemployment I know a nursing mother of three in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria who had only a measly $10 in her account both home and abroad. She was so broke and her husband was out of job for one year. She discovered the power of the information age and decided to become an author-preneur. She began to teach people on social media what she knew they were curious about or needed help with for free. She then wrote an eBook of about 48 pages. She sold that eBook for $25 to different ladies (her target niche is ladies) and she started earning $12,000 monthly from sales of her eBooks and other services that sprang out from becoming an author-preneur. She was able to support her husband who was out of job for a year in the running of family and home expenses. She works from home and markets her little book on Instagram but earns several times more than what most people who go to regular 9 to 5s earn per month. Author-preneurship offers an escape route from the shackles of underemployment or job dissatisfaction. Instead of settling for a job that fails to fulfill your passions, you can create a business empire around your writing. By developing your writing career alongside your regular job, you can eventually transition to full-time author-preneurship when your earnings can sustain you comfortably. 5. Build a Lifetime Career Authorpreneurship provides the chance to create a lasting legacy. Unlike traditional jobs with retirement ages, being an author-preneur enables you to build a lifetime career around your passion. Your books and intellectual properties can continue generating revenue long after they were published, ensuring financial security for you and your family. 6. Earn Lifetime Royalties The beauty of authorpreneurship lies in the lifetime royalties you can earn from your intellectual properties. Unlike regular jobs where payment ends when you retire, your books and other products can continue earning you income throughout your life. This passive income stream can secure your financial future and

7 Reasons you should write a book

7 Reasons You Should Write a Book Even If You Have No Experience

    7 Reasons You Should Write a Book Even If You Have No Experience When I started writing, I had no experience. All I had was an insight and I went ahead to publish it because people on facebook at the time felt like my articles were insightful. Today I have written 17 books and counting, so I know what it feels like when you feel you lack enough experience to become an author. You may wonder, “why should I learn how to write a book with no experience”? The reason is you do not need to have years of experience to write a book. If you do not have experience, there is something you have. It could be a story, some research finding  or an insight that piques your interest. Basically, the bar of entry to write a book is that you just need to be able to share your story, and everyone has a story, including you. In today’s information age, where knowledge is highly sought after, writing a book offers a unique opportunity to share your wisdom, expertise, and experiences with a wide audience. Even though writing a book might seem like a daunting task, if you’re passionate about a topic or have a story to share, writing a book can be an incredibly rewarding experience. If you don’t know the first thing about becoming an author, maybe you should first understand why you should write a book before learning how to write a book. Whether you’re an aspiring author or have already been published, this blog explores seven compelling reasons why you should consider writing a book. Spoiler alert – make sure to read number seven because it will blow your mind! 1. When You Write a Book, You Solve a Painful Problem Do you have a knack for generating ideas in order to meet pressing needs and painful problems? Do you know that you possess in you, the painkiller to the ache of someone out there who is hurting? Writing a book allows you to lend your voice as a solution to the myriad problems people face today. By packing your book with valuable insights, you can inspire, motivate, and provide relief to readers seeking answers. With your book in their hands, your published material can work its magic, helping people even when you’re busy with other commitments. For example, I found out there were many people full of ideas who needed help turning those ideas to tangible solutions, so I wrote a book to help them solve that problem. Take a look at the picture below to see it. Grab a copy on amazon here.   Writing a book that is a solution to a specific problem does not only establish you as an expert but also creates a win-win situation, as readers benefit from your solutions while you receive recognition and financial rewards in return. If you want to become a profitable problem solver, check out this workbook titled “Profitable Problem Solving Workbook“. 2. To Help Others Learn the Ropes By becoming an author, you can guide others in areas where you possess specialized knowledge or skills. Your unique experiences, learnings, and practices can be packaged into marketable and learnable quantities, offering valuable teachings to those eager to gain new knowledge. Sharing your expertise through a book allows you to empower and equip others, helping them overcome challenges and achieve success. Your book has the potential to change lives and inspire others. Through your words, you can motivate and empower readers to overcome challenges, pursue their dreams, or gain new perspectives. The impact you have on even a single reader can be immeasurable, making writing a book a powerful way to make a difference in the world. 3. Become a Reference Point for Generations When readers find value in your book, they naturally begin to reference and quote from it. This establishes you as a trusted source of knowledge and positions you as a reference point for various generations. Your book becomes a testament to your expertise, and as it gets referenced by professors, CEOs, leaders, and professionals, your influence grows exponentially. The ripple effect of being a reference point expands your reach and increases your credibility, leading to more opportunities and exposure. When you write a book, it allows you to share your unique knowledge, experiences, and expertise with the world. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a professional in a specific field, or a passionate hobbyist, your book can become a valuable resource for others seeking guidance and inspiration. By sharing your insights, you position yourself as an authority and gain credibility in your niche. 4. Launch a Speaking Career Writing a book can act as a launching pad for a successful speaking career. When you add value through your book, people not only purchase it but also book you as a speaker. As a bestselling author, you become highly sought after, receiving invitations to speak at events, conferences, and seminars. Your book acts as a testament to your knowledge and expertise, making it easier to market yourself as a speaker. Speaking engagements not only offer financial rewards but also help you reach a wider audience, amplifying your influence and reputation. To know more about how to write a book that can build your speaking career, click here. 5. Be an Effective Role Model and Mentor Writing a book that provides solutions to specific problems positions you as a guide, mentor, and role model. As readers gain insights from your book, they look up to you for guidance and inspiration. Your book enables you to connect with readers and establish yourself as someone they can admire and learn from. Moreover, by referring them to your book, you can mentor multiple individuals simultaneously, saving time while still imparting valuable knowledge and guidance. Read this article if you need help figuring out what to write about: What Should I Write a Book About? 14 Hot Book Ideas 6. Display Your Expertise or Skills Writing