These tips are to help the aspiring or stagnant author eliminate making the statement,
"I wish I had known or done that before." They are a compilation of my own experiences
and what works for me, as well as resources I've come across along my journey.
Check back periodically for more.
Pray. Ask God for the wisdom, time, discernment, and discipline to find the balance necessary to write.
Without Jesus, everything we do is nothing. (John 15:5)
Use whatever you have around you––phone, tablet, voice recorder, scrap pieces of paper, etc.––to note ideas as they come to you.
Don't worry about how it will fit into your story. That will come.
Commit to transferring those ideas above to one document on a regular basis and back it up.
Start thinking about your target audience and book promotion now. Several websites provide free book promotion and marketing tips,
which is very helpful in writing your vision and plotting your goals. BuildBookBuzz.com is one that provides a wealth of resources.