Like many tools that have come before it, dictation is a new and exciting opportunity to write better, faster, and smarter. But many writers still believe it's not for them. Perhaps they've tried it in the past and it hasn't worked. Or perhaps this new technology is confusing, expensive, or frustrating, and that's held them back from taking advantage of it. If you're ready to take the next step and learn a new skill set that will give you a huge advantage over what other authors are doing today, listen to Dictate Your Book and start working through the challenges that are holding you back from reaping the benefits of dictation.
"quick and dirty dictation tips"
Monica Leonelle digs into the best literature on forming habits and shares the top strategies professional authors are using to make sure they write each and every day. Each tip is easy to implement and will get you writing more in the "in-betweens" - the inactive moments of your life where you are commuting, waiting in line, or otherwise physically stuck with your brain unoccupied!
"Building volumes of books...8 minutes at a time!"
In 2012, fiction author Monica Leonelle made a life-changing decision to learn to write faster. Through months of trial and error, hundreds of hours of experimentation, and dozens of manuscripts, she tweaked and honed until she could easily write 10,000 words in a day, at speeds over 3,500 words per hour! She shares all her insights, secrets, hacks, and data in this tome dedicated to improving your writing speeds, skyrocketing your monthly word count, and publishing more books.
"Monica Leonelle, my self-pub mentor"
In 2012, fiction author Monica Leonelle made a life-changing decision to learn to write faster. Through months of trial-and-error, hundreds of hours of experimentation, and dozens of manuscripts, she tweaked and honed until she could easily write 10,000 words in a day, at speeds over 3500+ words per hour!
"Badly Needs an Editor"
You'll love how Nail Your Story doesn't give you another laundry list of items that your story is supposed to have. Instead, Nail Your Story attempts to reveal the connections between the various parts of a story so that you can more easily build cohesive plots, characters, themes, and settings - without having to stress over the decisions, because (surprise!) you've probably already made them in another area of your book.
"Don't buy this as an audiobook"
The last time the police knocked on psychic Valentine Zalmanzig Cohen's door they ignored her advice and the wrong man ended up in prison for murder. Five years later the knock comes again. Another couple killed in the same house. A copycat killer? Or has the original killer struck again? The police are willing to consider that perhaps they'd been wrong, but is Val willing to risk her marriage, career, and maybe even her life to try again?
"an entertaining listen"
Cleaning the house is a chore that nobody enjoys. What makes it worse is that the commercial cleaning products you use may contain harmful toxins that can be dangerous for your family. If you are looking for a way to keep your home clean and tidy without putting your family at risk, throw away those commercial cleaning products and try some of these household hacks instead.
Following the death of her brother of an apparent suicide by overdose, Kali reconnects with her sister. To their dismay, they learn that he was the prime suspect in the double homicide of a wealthy heiress and a college coed. As if that weren't shocking enough, Kali also learns her brother might have ties to a young stripper's murder and the disappearance of a 16-year-old runaway.
"An engaging book of twists and turns"
For baker Madeline McDougal, life is sweet - literally. As a bakery owner, Madeline spends her days baking a large variety of tasty treats, a skill passed down to her by her late mother. Madeline's pastries are a hit with not just locals but people from all across the country. As of late...business has been waning. But everything changes when Madeline notices that the back door of her shop has been tampered with and is led to an even more gruesome discovery.
"A Great Easy Read"
Born 10 weeks premature and requiring oxygen to survive, Gail Hamilton spent the first six weeks of her life within an incubator. Six months later doctors discovered that Gail had retrolental fibroplasia (RLF), an eye condition caused by the infusion of 100 percent pure oxygen. By age 11 she was completely blind. Soaring into Greatness follows Gail's story as her outer visual world merged with her inner vision, forcing her to listen with her inner voice, to follow her heart and tune in to her intuition.
"Not what I was expecting"
The woman gives her name as Betty. No last name. No phone number. Just a meeting place - a deserted, wooded park on the outskirts of Lake Tahoe. The one condition - come alone. San Francisco attorney Kali O'Brien understands client confidentiality, but something about Betty's urgent request has her a little spooked. The moment Betty meets with Kali, she's shot and killed by a sniper, and Kali barely escapes with her life. She's left with more questions than answers.
"Just OK For Me"
With her unique blend of courtroom drama and feverish suspense, critically acclaimed author Jonnie Jacobs has won a legion of fans for her Kali O'Brien thrillers. Now the edgy San Francisco attorney is back to handle a simple adoption - and winds up defending her client for murder.... Straightforward and short term: that's precisely the kind of case Kali O'Brien needs at the moment. Yet the Harper adoption makes her uneasy from the start.
Kellogg in the late 1940s and 50s was a typical American small town complete with high school football and basketball teams, marching band, and anti-Communist clubs; yet its bars, gambling dens, and brothels were entrenched holdovers from a rowdier frontier past. The Bunker Hill Mining Company, the largest employer, paid miners good wages for difficult, dangerous work, while the quest for lead, silver, and zinc denuded the mountainsides and laced the soil and water with contaminants.
"Memories & History: a Compelling Story"
Elle Harrison is back! She and her pals Jen, Becky, and Susan travel to Mexico where Jen has arranged cosmetic surgery, after which she will recover in a plush hotel suite. But more is going on at the hotel than tummy tucks. Soon after they arrive, Elle sees the woman in the suite next door fall from her sixth floor balcony. When the room is later occupied by another patient, Elle finds her brutally mutilated body on that same balcony. Police question Elle as the last person to see these women alive.
"Girls trip to Mexico, Mystery and suspense"