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Stalled - how to move on?
I need some advice and encouragement please folks.
I'm supposed to be writing a "How to" book. I say "supposed to be" because I've just opened the Word file and noticed it was last amended on 26th June. And I must have started it nine months ago. So why have I stalled? Well, I've written the broad outline and about 10,000 words of various chapters. But I can't decide whether to keep writing or to start looking for a publisher. The subject matter would roughly stand between mind/body/spirit and medicine, but it wouldn't be part of any series. I don't believe the topic has been covered before which makes it hard to know which publishers to approach. Let alone how.
Anyone I've mentioned the book to seems to think it's a really good idea - that's all well and good but I really need to get it finished and out there, or it remains just an idea. And I'm losing heart and confidence in it. A couple of people have mentioned that cartoon-type drawings in the book would be good, but I wouldn't have a clue where to begin finding someone to do that.
So where do I go from here? I badly need a nudge forward.