17 Things to Write About For Your Next Nonfiction Book

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You’re sitting at your computer (or with a pen and paper) making a list of things to write about for your next nonfiction book — which will be even better than the last one.

No pressure finding a topic.

But you’re still stuck on book idea number one. And your renegade brain is still working on that last conversation you had and what you should have said.

Or maybe you’re thinking, “Just ten good ideas — any ideas — and I’ll pour myself a glass of something nice and watch another episode of Superstore.”

But the writing idea machine is jammed again. And you’re still wondering what topics to write about.

What should I write about?

You know how Google works when you type in a word or phrase. A drop-down menu appears with suggestions based on your browsing history and that of other Google users.

So, ask yourself, “What am I thinking right now?” or “What is bothering me?” or “What would I love?” and just start randomly writing whatever comes to mind.

You might be surprised at how much you end up writing — and how many writing ideas you can draw from it.

What to do when you don’t know what to write?

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