I spent the last week editing a friend’s book. I poured over every chapter, paragraph, sentence, and word—not once, but twice.
I learned crucial lessons that will help your writing shine:Read More
Have you ever thought about writing a book with your spouse or friend?
If so, you’ll soon discover that creating cohesive content can be a challenge.
A while back, we shared 5 Traps to Avoid When Co-Authoring. Now, we’d like to equip you with four more tips from Write Brilliant Academy graduate Cherie Lowe to help you thrive.Read More
When we hear one of our Write Brilliant graduates publishing yet another book, we throw a 10-minute dance party. And David Ellis’ new book, Losing Dad, Finding Father is no exception. This book is transforming reader’s lives.
In the process of writing and releasing Losing Dad, Finding Father, Ellis learned a treasure trove of rich lessons (read to the end… they’re magical).
But along the way, he raised a question every writer wrestles with along the way.
What will be the impact of your writing?
Is writing really worth it?
What if I just transform one person’s life?
Ellis’ response to these soul wrestling questions took my breath away.Read More
Have you ever thought about writing a book or blog or project with someone else?
A spouse? Friends? Ministry partner?
You may think, “That’s half the work!” But you’ll likely run into these common roadblocks along the way.
I’ve invited, Cherie Lowe, a Write Brilliant Academy graduate, and co-author of Your Money, Your Marriage: The Secrets to Smart Finance, Spicy Romance, and their Intimate Connection (Sept 2018), to share her secrets:Read More
Your title will make or break you as a writer.
If you’ve crafted killer content, but a ho-hum title, few people will read your brilliant words. That’s why at the Write Brilliant Academy, we’re committed to help you create titles that make people want to click, buy, and read what your words.
Here’s a Tantalizing Title Checklist to help your words change the world:
This week one of our Write Brilliant Academy members sent in a question that’s near and dear to my heart.
She had started writing then became derailed by the unspeakable.
I know a thing or two about that.
I share vulnerably and tenderly of how to start and keep writing when it’s so hard.
Watch here:Read More
How do you stand out in a crowded agent’s inbox?
I have friends in the publishing industry whose inboxes explode with query letters and book proposals. They often share the same frustrations.
Those submitting a proposal don’t bother…Read More
In this week’s Quick Tip, we’re addressing questions that many who want to write a Bible study want to know.
If you’ve ever considered writing a Bible study, you don’t want to miss this week’s video.
This week, we’re proud to feature Christopher Ferebee of The Christopher Ferebee Agency to weigh in on self-publishing. A literary agent since 1999, he represents thought-provoking, life-changing, and uplifting books from a wide-range of thought-leaders and world changers. More important, he’s an incredible friend to us.
What do The Shack, Jesus Calling, and 50 Shades of Grey all have in common?
Their respective commercial trade publishers have sold millions of copies of each, and they all started out as self-published works. The easy answer to the question, Will a publisher consider my self-published book, is “yes.” But you knew it would be more nuanced than that.
Even the best writers run out of words on a topic, whether crafting…
I filmed this week’s Write Brilliant Quick Tip to give you four tactics so you know what to say when you don’t know what to say. And they’ll make you a better writer. Promise.
"Jonathan and Margaret are two of the best writing coaches in America, and I've learned much from them over the years. Their Write Brilliant program will help you grow deep roots and a wide reach. Do not wait to sign-up!"
– Gabe Lyons
Bestselling author of Good Faith and founder of Q
"I highly recommend Jonathan and Margaret's program for writers of any level!"
– Jennie Allen,
bestselling author of Nothing to Prove and founder of IF:Gathering
"The firehose of information I absorbed through Write Brilliant transformed the way I write. Jonathan and Margaret bring a combined breadth of knowledge and a straight-shooting style that helped me clarify my target audience, expand my platform, and get practical about what it takes to dedicate myself to my craft. I learned more in this one course than in all past conferences, books, blogs, and videos I’ve engaged. Write Brilliant is a one-stop-shop for taking your writing to the next level."
– September Vaudrey,
author of Colors of Goodbye
"In all my years of leading organizations, I've encountered dozens of how-to programs, but none of them has been more effective then this one. I should know. The Write Brilliant strategy gave me the boost of confidence I needed to create two books on leadership. Whether you want to author a book or just create a blog, make sure you don't miss this fantastic course."
– Brad Lomenick,
author of H3 Leadership and former director of Catalyst