Selecting Personas

When deciding for whom you are writing, come up with representative examples of people who will read your book. Apply names to make it more personal (and easier to remember): Peter, Bob, Mary, etc. and write a short biography and a list of interests each of those personas have that relate to your book.

Starting a New Book

When deciding to start a book project, you have two options. You write a book that you want to hold in your hands or you write a book that you want to see others holding in their hands.

How to Optimize the Work Process

Now that you have written and ordered all your user stories, switch your “hat” from being an idea person to a writer. #writing #projectmanagement #agile

The Rules of Your Book

In non-fiction works, the rules of your book are simply the rules of reality. In order to have a consistent quality throughout your book, I recommend deciding early on how deeply you will be researching specific topics. #writing #agile

How to Organize Your Ideas (Fiction Books)

For fiction books, you cannot simply map your user stories directly into individual chapters of your book. Instead, you have to approach the project in several phases. #writing #agile #fiction

How to Organize Your Ideas

What the reader wants to read and what you will provide with user stories is very much aligned. A reader has a specific problem, need, or interest, and you are trying to solve it by providing instructions or information. #agile #writing