Writing a book for publication, like most creative activities which are destined to be shared with others, involves work that you do on your own combined with input and expertise from others.
Publishing any book successfully is a team effort where each person contributes their skills and experience to the shared objective of reaching as broad an audience as possible.
Writing the book is obviously just the very first stage in the process and writers sometimes don’t realise how crucially important creative partnerships are to the success of any book.
So I would like to draw your attention here to the importance of working with people who share your values and who can become your creative partners for many years to come. These might include a writing ‘buddy’ or group, coaches, mentors, agents, publishers, designers, marketing and PR experts …
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