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How to become a published author

  • Explain the potential benefits of publishing a book
  • Understand what steps you need to take towards realising your book idea
  • Communicate how advisers can navigate the business publishing industry
CPD
Approx.30min
 

Many advisers may aspire to be an author, but how can they make this dream a reality?

This video, which is worth 30 minutes of CPD, explores why being a published author can make sense for advisers, as well as the many routes to publishing a book. 

Tailored specifically to advisers, the video also looks at how to structure content and explains what to look out for when working with editors and publishers.

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CPD
Approx.30min

Please answer the six multiple choice questions below in order to bank your CPD. Multiple attempts are available until all questions are correctly answered.

  1. What does Michael Stickler name as a potential benefit of publishing a book?

  2. What, according to Stickler, should advisers do when structuring the contents of a book?

  3. Hiring an agent is essential, according to Stickler. True or false?

  4. What purpose, according to Stickler, does book publishing serve for an adviser?

  5. What is the main downside of working with a publisher, according to Justin King?

  6. What is the biggest expense when writing a business book, according to Justin King?

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  • Explain the potential benefits of publishing a book
  • Understand what steps you need to take towards realising your book idea
  • Communicate how advisers can navigate the business publishing industry

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