Authoring a Book is Like Being Pregnant and Giving Birth

Birth BookOkay, I admit the picture is a little silly; yet most authors will agree pregnancy is a great analogy of what it feels like when they are writing, editing, and preparing to release their book. Just like a human pregnancy, authoring a book can cause some discomfort and at times, pain. A book comes into being through baby steps: an ideal, notes or an outline, allowing the book to form as we write, editing, rewriting, editing, rewriting, more editing and rewriting …, finding the perfect cover, formatting the book layout, and lo and behold – the birth of your book.

Unless you’re Mother Mary, any type of pregnancy cannot be done alone; although ~ Read the rest at Pamela’s Dream Blog

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