Author Coaching

Writing is like exercise: to succeed, one must take small steps and get feedback. It is the same with author coaching. You will stay motivated, you'll receive guidance on what you can improve and what is holding you back, and you can finally finish the book project you have planned for so long.

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Editing

Is your book ready for your ideal audience? Let us help you add the finishing touches with expert proofreading, consistency checking, copy editing, and/or developmental editing. If you are just starting out and need support organizing your ideas for your book, we recommend author coaching. If you already have a manuscript, read on for how we can create a project plan to get your book to the finish line.

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Blog posts

Bibliography and Citations
By
Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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How to Cite other Authors in LaTeX

Be it out of scientific accuracy, as a service to the interested reader, or out of gratitude, you should include references to your sources.

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Template Management
By
Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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Turn Your Manuscript into a LaTeX based book

A simple way of writing books in LaTeX is using Overleaf and our template. In this article, I describe each file of the template with a list of items to adapt.

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Books and Your Professional Career
By
Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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How Writing a Book can Help your Professional Career

A good approach to book publishing is to focus less on the profits from the sale and more on the connection you create with your readers to markt your services.

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 Great Expectations
By
Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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Great Expectations can be Dangerous

Be careful with your expections of the sales of your first book. It is best to expect no sales and be happy about the experience you can use for your next one.

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Starting a New Book
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Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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How to Start a New Book the Right Way

You have two options: either 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.

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How to Organize Your Ideas (Fiction Books)
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Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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How to Organize Your Fiction Book

Select a genre based on the interest of your target audience. Create user stories for the elements of the world, for each character, and for each scene.

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Selecting Personas
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Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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How to Organize your Target Audience

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.

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 How to Organize Your Ideas
By
Clemens Lode
, posted on
February 28, 2022
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How to Write a Non-Fiction Book

Reader of non-fiction books have a specific problem, need, or interest, and you are trying to solve it by providing instructions or information.‍

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Managing Your Expectations for Your First Book
By
Clemens Lode
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February 28, 2022
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Anxiety when Starting Out with Publishing

Are your expectations for your first book too high? Click to find out how you can prevent a failed book launch and write your next book the agile way.

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Related Books and Services

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Our Book Publishing Services

Publish your book on Amazon, Google, and Leanpub

We can take your Word file, HTML document, LaTeX document, Google Doc, or (with some editing) even your text document and publish it as a soft- or hardcover.
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Our Developmental Editing Services

A thorough critique of your book before it's published

With LODE, put your best book forward. Our developmental edit provides you with an in-depth assessment and overhaul of your entire manuscript.
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Our Brainstorming Services

I want to write a book, but how do I begin?

The best time to get a coach on board? At the beginning of your writing process or once you have decided on your topic and tried your hand at an outline.
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Our Consistency Checking Services

Every page of your book should be totally error-free

This facet of editing ensures that your manuscript has been "double-checked" to make sure that details are accurate and consistent throughout the book.
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Our Video Editing Services

Videos to deliver your message for your marketing

At LODE, we can take your ideas and turn them into videos to effectively market your products and services. Our focus is on educational videos.
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Our Website Design Services

Turn your manuscript into a fully working website

An online presence will engage potential customers and help you sell your book or course. Our editors can adapt your text for desktop and mobile browsers.
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Our Presentation Creation Services

Optimize your presentation to deliver your points

Our experienced editors will review your presentation and coach you to work out the central message. Let us help you streamline your presentation.
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Better Books with LaTeX, the Agile Way: Self-Publish your book on Amazon, Google, and Leanpub

Streamline Your Writing Process

Connect with Readers from Day One. Better Books with LaTeX the Agile Way can help you to self-publish your Book on Amazon, Google, and Leanpub.
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