Ready to get on board with dictation (finally)?
Like many tools that have come before it, dictation is a new and exciting opportunity to write better, faster, and smarter. But many writers still believe it's not for them. Perhaps they've tried it in the past and it hasn't worked. Or perhaps this new technology is confusing, expensive, or frustrating, and that's held them back from taking advantage of it.
If you're ready to take the next step and learn a new skill set that will give you a huge advantage over what other authors are doing today, listen to Dictate Your Book and start working through the challenges that are holding you back from reaping the benefits of dictation.
For authors who are ready to take their productivity to the next level, this short guide will help you get started!
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"quick and dirty dictation tips"
You won't need more than this book for your quick and dirty dictation tips. Read today, start writing faster tomorrow.
"A good starting point for writers considering dictation"
While not a long book it is certainly a good introduction to technology, workflow and mindset to make it work.
Well worth a listen.
"Inspired to dictate!"
Loved it. I am now inspired to write my first book using dictation. I've been threatening for two years to write, now I will take what Monica has suggested and dictate my first book. I will not wait another two years, I'll get started right away. This came at a perfect time for me. No more excuses, no more procrastination.
the content is interesting. It is simple but detailed, it motivates you to dictate your next book and gives you practical suggestion on how to do it!
"Just what I wanted"
This is quick motivational introduction to dictating as an author. It is just what I wanted. Its easy yey specific.
"Educational and very convincing"
Yes, I would recommend this book to any of my friends intending to write books for a living. Having used speech to text to hit 12,000 words in my manuscript during a single writing session, I know this author is correct in her assertion that speech to text is faster than typing. When typing, my best had been 5,000 words in a single writing session.
When she suggested using an outline to ensure speedy writing. That also rings true to me.
Cindy's voice varied me right through to the end. Listening to her, as opposed to reading text, allowed me to consider the information without having to stop reading.
There were a lot of ideas, but one in particular stood out for me. The idea of using a detailed outline and beat cards to ensure I know exactly what I'm going to write/dictate before I start writing was an excellent idea. Can't get lost with a roadmap like that.
If you write for a living, or wish to, this book is essential reading because speech to text is the way of the future for writers. Writers who stick to their keyboard will be left in the dust by other writers who learn to use speech to text software. The difference in speed is just too great to ignore.
This one ranks high among 'how to' books.
Monica Leonelle gives a complete roadmap on how to write faster, better, and smarter using an innovative technique.
My favorite part is how easy it is.
An idea from the book that I remember is taken step by step dictating a book is doable.
Give it a try!
"Everything you need to know"
I would definetly recommend "Dictate Your Book" to any writer who is looking to dramatically increase their word count. Monica takes you from start to finish. She lays it all out and lets you learn from her mistakes. She knows that as a newbie you can get discouraged easy with this new technology and addresses every issue you can think of to keep you on the right track. She also gives great recommendations on equipment and even suggests free software to get started.
"Basic "How To" information"
Yes, as I start using Dragon software
Sure. She seems to be good at laying out things in a practical and not rigid manner.
Her voice worked with the subject matter just fine. This is, essentially, a text book so inflection is less important.
To start with, I will be looking at my hardware such a microphone and other tools.
This is a basic primer for using, primarily, Dragon voice to text software. With some handy general "how to" and "don't do that" advice.
I've already dramatically improved my way word count! Highly recommended for any writers out there
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