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Writing in Retirement
« on: December 28, 2015, 04:10:55 PM »
At a book signing recently an author asked me how I had written so many books in just a few years. I explained that I view writing as a job and was pleased to have more time when I began what I thought of as semi-retirement. Then, to quote Sheldon Cooper, Bazinga! Why not write a book geared to helping others write (and make money) in retirement.

Drum roll for Writing in Retirement: Putting New Year's Resolutions to Work.

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What better time to start writing or publish your work than when your traditional work life eases? By the time most people choose to stop working full-time or move to part-time endeavors, they have self-discipline and, more important, time. They also have experiences to share, which is why more people are penning memoirs than ever before.

"Writing in Retirement" offers an approach to turning your fantasy into reality and building additional income at the same time. The books takes you from thought process, to types of writing, to preparing a book to publish. It then offers specific instructions on formatting for ebooks and paperbacks, and loading the book to online retailers.

Think of everything you know or all the ideas you've had for a book. Why not get those ideas in print as ebooks or paperbacks? You can even do audiobooks. Does it cost money to do this? Either none, or very little.

There are so many practical suggestions in "Writing in Retirement" that you'll really be able to see how to supplement your retirement income or add to your Social Security check.

Does it take work? Yes. What doesn't? Should you be cowed because you may not have written articles or books before? Absolutely not.

The neat thing is, if I stop tomorrow, I still earn royalties for the books I wrote many years ago. All I have to do is keep them for sale. And it doesn't cost you a dime to sell books on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, itunes, Kobo, Smashwords and other sites.

It's time to learn how to make money writing.
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Re: Writing in Retirement
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2015, 04:23:58 PM »

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