EPISODE #31 How to start Your Writing Project from Nothing


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The journey of an aspiring writer

Marie-Josée has 20 years of experience in sales and customer service, she got back to school in the year 2014 to study early child education and has a degree in Philanthropy. Marie-Josée runs a business from home and has a daughter of nine years.

This episode is a coaching session in conversation with aspiring writer Marie-Josée. She has always wanted to write a book that is an inspiration and tool for early childhood development. This episode includes some simple steps that you can take as a writer, artist or musician to get started and draw attention to your work.

On this episode:

  1. How Marie-Josée came up with the idea of writing a book? What was the inspiration?
  2. What are some of the challenges she faces?
  3. Ways to create a fan base and get started.
  4. How to create a blog?
  5. Some social media platforms you could use to publicise your work.

Key takeaways:

  1. You need to have a plan: for example, themes you want to write about on your blog.
  2. Take action on your idea.
  3. Decide on a schedule and start writing.
  4. For every article you write, create an image. You can then use this image to publicise your article.
  5. Get people to read and review your work.
  6. Be consistent and authentic.