Practical Thoughts on Becoming an Author

ABOUT Marilynn Dawson

Marilynn Dawson
Marilynn grew up in a solid Christian home, coming to Christ at the age of 7. She has been actively involved in Church life since age 10, including activities such as joining her Mom and sister in singing special numbers, choir, teaching Sunday School, leading Sunday School open session, p More...


You've seen their names on the shelves of the local bookstore: Francine Rivers, Beth Moore, Tom Clancy, Rick Warren, Tim LeHaye, etc. You've seen biographies about D.L. Moody, Corrie Ten Boom, and the Hudson Twins. Slowly but surely, a dream forms in your own mind; A dream that becomes a quietly entertained heart-felt longing to see your own name on a book one day; to have your own story in print. With advances in technology and drastic changes in the publishing landscape, it's now possible for anyone with such a dream to get themselves into print.

I've heard various writers who want to become authors, state that they are unsure what tools to use in writing their first book. Some feel those tools are expensive, and some tools that are offered indeed do cost quite a bit. This book was birthed out of the desire to show aspiring authors that there are tools out there they can use for little to no cost, and show in detail how to use one of those tools.