A friend of mine said he was starting to write a non-fiction book. I asked, “Have you answered your W5: who, what, where, when and why yet?”
I’ve been in love with creating tales of adventure since I was a child. As an adult I started submitting short stories and a modest number were accepted.
After 28 years of teaching writing, having evaluated over a 1,000 manuscripts, and having had 16 myself published by traditional publishers, I have found that ‘what you need’ can be distilled down to four main points.