They are always telling you that the best thing to write about it what you know, right? I have based my 25 years as a paid author and journalist on exactly this premise. There is no doubt that it is easier to write about something you know well, than to have to do tons of research before you can write about something you don’t.
In 1997, after 10 years abroad, living in three countries, following my husband from England to Dubai to Oman and onto Norway, I had learned how to create and maintain a portable career based on what I loved to do. I had literally, beeen there, done that and got the tee shirt. So it was a no brainer for me to write a book about it.
The book is called A Career in Your Suitcase, is now in its third edition, has sold over 5,000 copies and has made people believe I am an expert on this topic, which has, in turn, got me speaking engagements worldwide.
If you would like to find out how I did this, what mistakes I made, and what I got right first time, then please read the article on my journey at The Publishing Academy, here:
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