The Daily Show Writing Strategy

Episode 2 – How Long Should It Take To Write A Book?

Many business owners tend to set arbitrary deadlines for their books… and they’re usually rushing the process. Here’s how long it should really take!

I’m often chatting with professionals who want to write and self-publish a book that attracts new clients and business opportunities for themselves or their business. 

One question that comes up a lot in conversation is, “How long should I take to write my book?”

It’s a valid question since, presumably, they quicker your book is available to the public, the quicker you’ll start having an impact on them and seeing the benefits in your business. 

I have some thoughts on this time frame issue: two main ones, to be precise. 

Warning… you might not like my first answer! Check it out in this video.

What do you think? Do you agree with my position on how long it should take to write a book? Let’s discuss in the comment section.

By DeniseRenee

As a ghostwriter and writing coach, Denise Renee helps executives and entrepreneurs write books that attract business opportunities. Connect with her at or at

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