One of the biggest challenges for a new author is to find their voice while writing something that will make a difference in the world. That’s why Linda Griffin decided to become a book coach and help new authors find their path through the publishing process. Linda shares her story of how she became a book coach and why she’s motivated to help new authors tell their story. She explains the importance of following the right process and providing guidance along the way.


Linda Griffin is a published author and book coach. Her mentoring program is designed to give busy professionals, coaches, consultants, CEO’s and business owners a step-by-step process to write and publish a non-fiction book based on their knowledge and expertise. 


  • Why she pivoted from her desire to work in travel and hospitality to a career as an author coach.
  • What she learned about writing and publishing the hard way.
  • Her role as an author coach and why it is important for authors to consider hiring one.
  • The three important questions she asks aspiring writers to answer before beginning the process.
  • How she motivates new authors who are struggling to put the words in their head onto a piece of paper.
  • Who the ideal candidates for her program are.


  • Ask for help. Being a new author can be tough. Not only do you have to worry about the creative aspects of writing a book, but you also need to navigate the murky waters of the publishing world. Fortunately, book coaches can provide valuable guidance and support throughout the process; from the initial brainstorming stage all the way through to publication.
  • Follow your passion. There’s something special about writing a book. It’s a passion that not everyone understands, but for those of us who do, it’s a path we can’t imagine not taking. Writing is our love language. It’s our way of communicating our deepest thoughts and feelings and it’s how we make sense of the world around us. When we share our writing with others, it has the power to change lives.
  • Find your path. Linda started out wanting to be in the travel industry and thought that writing would be a good way to help her break into it. After realizing that writing is her true passion, she pivoted and became a writer and an author coach. Now she helps people find their way on the writing path.
  • Start with 3 questions. Linda encourages authors to ask themselves the following questions: who are you writing this book for? How will their live be better if they read your book? What do you want the book to do for you? The answers to these questions should serve as the foundation for your work.
  • Be teachable. Being teachable is one of the most important traits an author can have, especially if they’re new to the publishing world. A book coach is someone who guides authors through the writing process, from start to finish. They’ll be able to offer advice and feedback on your work, as well as provide insight into the publishing industry. As a book coach is a partner in this journey, it’s important that you trust their judgment and be open to their suggestions.


     “Follow your passion. Write about something that you’re passionate about, because you’re going to bring that energy with you to the book”


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