Almost everyone seems to want to write a book, though not everyone can or should do it. As a writer, author, or editor, you could get trapped into fulfilling someone else's book writing dream. I explain the issues surrounding these impossible dream projects, as well as how to avoid getting suckered into them.
Blog: How to Handle Book Writing Requests that are Impossible Dreams http://hub.me/anGEV
YouTube video: https://youtu.be/2sETZvNWCNI
Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):
0:11 Everyone wants to write a book, but some can't or shouldn't
0:40 Real life examples of impossible dream book projects
4:13 Biggest problems with these book projects
5:12 The legal issues with these books
6:32 These book dreamers need ghostwriters
7:55 Authors and writers are not charities!
8:13 Why and how dreamers impose on writers
10:10 What book dreams really want
12:31 Thinking outside the book