Do what you like… 6 lessons I learnt about small business from the experience of writing a book.

In 2014 I independently published my first book through Amazon’s Createspace and KDP. The process taught me a lot about writing, publishing, marketing and mainly myself. Recently, I was asked to address a local business group about the process of “being a writer” but as I considered what to talk to them about, I began to realise that the experience of Independent Publishing has taught me six lessons about business in general. LESSON 1: Work the problem, not worry about it. At the midpoint of writing my first book I got stuck. I couldn’t find a way of bridging...

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