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Book Catalyst Blog is going to provide you with additional content to inspire and keep you motivated to reach your ultimate goal- get your book written.

Podcast: Escape the Rat Race interviews authors of Book Catalyst

27 February 2017
Author: Patti Drewek


Listen to the full interview on the Escape the Rat Race Podcast, broadcast 20th February 2017. Interview with Chris Rodwell, Patti Drewek and Iain Scott.

Turning a blog post into a book

08 February 2017
Author: Patti Drewek


Can you turn your blog posts into a book? The answer is YES :-)

3 hacks to help you find more writing time

20 January 2017
Author: Patti Drewek


One of the toughest obstacles to overcome when writing your book is to actually find time to write.

From Africa to London, the truly inspiring story of a successful barrister.

15 November 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


From Africa to London, the truly inspiring story of a successful barrister. In this video Dele Ogun shares his inspiring story about moving to London from Africa and how becoming an author positively impacted his career as a barrister.

3 hacks to help you get started with your book

02 November 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


The first obstacle most new authors come across is the trouble with getting started, I prepared for you 3 hacks to help you with it.

You do not have to write your book alone

21 October 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


Are you overwhelmed by the idea of writing the whole book by yourself? Who said that you have to write it all alone.

5 books that changed my life

04 October 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


Reading books has always been a big part of my life. As a child I would read encyclopaedia (for fun!). I was always curious to learn and wanted to know more, so I would often read more than one book at a time.

5 traits authors and successful business owners share

20 September 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


You may think: what do authors have in common with business owners? I think you may be surprised to learn that it’s actually quite a lot.

Could you write a book? Should you even consider it?

15 September 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


First of all, if your goal as an author is to make money from your book, then you will be very disappointed. Unless you are a famous A-list celebrity, it’s unlikely you will make enough money to replace your salary from book sales alone.

Start writing your book. What's your excuse?

06 September 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


Many people live with the misconception that in order to write a book you need to be an experienced writer. To some extent, you are right. You need to be able to communicate your thoughts in a way that they are understood by others.

Having a book adds value to your business and this is how

31 August 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


An inspiring interview with one of Book Catalyst students. In this interview Renate shares the benefits and positive impact writing a book has on her and her business.

The 4 great benefits of writing a non-fiction book

23 August 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


If you are an entrepreneur, coach, consultant or any other profession that requires you to trade your time for your money, then you should seriously consider writing a book on a topic relevant to your area of expertise.

Find your perfect client

15 August 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


What would you say if I asked you who is your perfect client? You will be surprised to know how many people answer “everyone”. Many businesses and business professionals that are just starting up are driven by sales and making money, see literally everyon

How to focus on the purpose when writing your book

11 August 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


As an author you need to remember that your book will have 2 purposes and they will be very different.

How to get Book Catalyst Premium for free

07 August 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


We are launching our non-fiction book writing course on the 26th September, and to share the love we decided to giveaway 5 Premium Book Catalyst training programs.

Installing life into your book

01 August 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


I remember very well when I finally decided on the Title and Subtitle of my book. It almost felt like choosing your child’s name, once you make your final decision you are stuck with it for life. It is a very important decision but it is also very persona

Avoiding Writer's Block

28 July 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


When you think about writing your book there are probably two things that pop to your head, that little voice saying "it is going to be very hard to find a publisher" and second one "what if I get stuck, writer's block are so common"

Alternatives to traditional book writing

18 July 2016
Author: Patti Drewek


When we think about writing a book, we imagine long hours spent in front of the computer typing fiercely. This is so old school...