I thought I would collect some of my blog posts and other writing into one place. You will find writing here about the process of becoming a book author, how to write successful non-fiction, book marketing and creating your author platform. There’s also my blog posts and articles on 3D CAD and Sketchup.
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Articles about starting off as an author, querying a publisher, writing proposals and developing book contents. Also covered is the important subject of identifying profitable topics to write about.
- Copy-editors vs Proof-readers: How much will they impact sales of your book?
- New authors: Borrow the bashed up bike
- New authors: Find your voice – but it’s not what you think
- Authoring like the Birmingham roots
Or see all articles in Authoring.
Articles about CAD, SketchUp and Engineering Design and Architecture.
- How to model ANYTHING in SketchUp!
- SketchUp and space stations: the future of CAD?
- Always use sketchy styles to present concept CAD designs
- SketchUp vs Blender: No contest.
- Could SketchUp be a BIM leader?
- Let simplicity rule design
Or see all articles in 3D and CAD.
Short Author Bio
Robin de Jongh is a three times published author of non-fiction books and writer of many magazine articles for niche and trade publications including Web Designer Magazine and Linux Format. He works in the publishing industry for Manning Publications helping authors to devise, write and market successful non-fiction books. He’s a former design engineer and serial entrepreneur with a degree in Product Design. You can get in touch on robin a robindejongh d com (replace the a with an @ and the d with a dot).