Avoiding a Common Book-Writing Mistake With Zach Obront

This post was originally published on this site

In addition to membership benefits, YEC offers access to educational materials featuring successful entrepreneurs. [Note: The full benefit is YEC members only — click here to find out if you qualify — though everyone can find more videos on our YouTube channel, here.]

In this video clip, Zach Obront, co-founder of Book in a Box, shares the biggest mistake that many first-time authors make: trying to merge too many ideas into one book. Many writers see themselves as the common thread that will unite different stories, but readers care about the individual problem that a book is solving for them. Focus on one problem that affects your target audience instead of packing in too many ideas.

“They’re packing too many different ideas in; it’s not one individual problem.”

More about our expert: Zach Obront is the co-founder of Book in a Box.

YEC members: Discover more great content at member.yec.co/education.