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It has often been said that a person cannot be taught to write a best seller. In other words, authors are blessed at birth with a literary talent and it is because of this talent that they succeed. Although there is some truth to this statement, we feel it needs to be expanded upon.
When a person has a deep desire to write, it is impossible not to write! Many writers are miserable when their creativity is bottled up because of lack of time and/or opportunity. Writers should try to develop their full potential. Although talent cannot be taught--proper grammar, dialogue, description, and writing styles can be....
Many writers would like to self-publish but fear doing so because they lack sufficient knowledge of the process, or believe that they do not have sufficient finances to undertake such a project. This manual has been written to assist these writers to overcome such fears by giving them step-by-step guidelines in the writing, preparation, manufacturing and selling of their books...Excerpts from the Preface