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Book writing presentation = "My reflections on writing a book"


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Book writing presentation = "My reflections on writing a book"

  1. 1. “My Reflections on Writing a Book”<br />Murray Hunter<br />UniversityMalaysia Perlis<br />
  2. 2. The beginning is easy; what happens next is much harder.<br />- Anonymous<br />
  3. 3. Novel<br />Fantasy<br />Auto-Biography<br />
  4. 4. Novel<br />Semi-Autobiography<br />Historical Realistic Narrative<br />
  5. 5. Novel<br />Thriller<br />Political<br />
  6. 6. Biography<br />Authorized<br />Unauthorized<br />
  7. 7. Monograph<br />Specialist Subject Narrative<br />Technical<br />
  8. 8. Monograph<br />Pictorial<br />Reference Guide<br />
  9. 9. Monograph<br />Edited Collection<br />Practical Guide<br />
  10. 10. Monograph<br />Hypothesis<br />Mixed<br />
  11. 11. Textbook<br />Secondary School<br />University<br />
  12. 12. The process of writing a book is infinitely more important than the book that is completed as a result of the writing, let alone the success or failure that book may have after it is written . . . the book is merely a symbol of the writing. In writing the book, I am living. I am growing. I am tapping myself. I am changing. The process is the product.<br />- Theodore Isaac Rubin<br />
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  16. 16. Fantasy Novels<br />Biography<br />Textbook<br />Monograph<br />
  17. 17. "From Perception to Metaphor."<br />
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  19. 19. Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
  20. 20. Composition of Prior Knowledge<br />Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
  21. 21. Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
  22. 22. The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it.<br />- Thomas Wolfe<br />
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  28. 28. The first thing to do ……………………………<br />As for my next book, I am going to hold myself from writing it till I have it impending in me: grown heavy in my mind like a ripe pear, pendant, gravid, asking to be cut or it will fall.<br />- Virginia Woolf<br />See the big picture of what you want to do<br />
  29. 29. Make your contribution to the world<br />
  30. 30. Totally Dedicated and Passionate<br />No tears and the writer, no tears and the reader. Robert Frost<br />
  31. 31. How can I know what I think till I see what I say?<br />- E. M. Forster<br />Planning<br />
  32. 32. I work every day - or at least I force myself into office or room. I may get nothing done, but you don't earn bonuses without putting in time. Nothing may come for three months, but you don't earn the fourth without it.<br />- Mordecai Richler<br />
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  36. 36. Chapter 1<br />Introduction<br />Chapter 2<br />The Industry<br />Chapter 3<br />Essential oil Production<br />Book <br />Overview<br />Chapter 11 Application<br />Chapter 4 Phytochemistry<br />Chapter 9<br />Agriculture<br />Chapter 5 Extraction<br />Chapters 6-8<br />Planning<br />Organic<br />
  37. 37. Malaysia<br />Australia<br />Thailand<br />Chapter 3<br />Production in S.E. Asian Region<br />New Zealand<br />Cambodia<br />Laos<br />Indonesia<br />Pacific<br />Vietnam<br />Philippines<br />
  38. 38. Lemon Tea tree<br />Introduction Summary<br />Eucalyptus Oil<br />Tea tree Oil<br />Lemon Myrtle Oil<br />Australia<br />Citrus Oils<br />The Tasmanian Oils<br />Lavender Oil<br />Research<br />
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  44. 44. Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
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  46. 46. Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
  47. 47. Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.<br />- Mel Brooks<br />
  48. 48. Plagiarism is defined as: he use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one’s own original work.<br />
  49. 49. Anything new in this world is a contribution of known elements<br />Our thinking is dominated by our prior knowledge<br />
  50. 50. Plagiarism<br />I quote others in order to better express my own self.<br />- Michel de Montaigne<br />
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  52. 52. “Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind so much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking”<br />Albert Einstein<br />
  53. 53. “The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources”<br />   <br />Albert Einstein<br />
  54. 54. The most original thing a writer can do is write like himself. It is also his most difficult task.<br />- Robertson Davies<br />
  55. 55. Your manuscript is both good and original; but the parts that are good are not original, and the parts that are original are not good.<br />- Samuel Johnson<br />
  56. 56. We are as much informed of a writer's genius by what he selects as by what he originates.<br />- Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />
  57. 57. The First Draft<br />Just get it down on paper, and then we'll see what to do with it.<br />- Maxwell Perkins<br />
  58. 58. Drafts<br />Write the first draft with your heart and subsequent drafts with your head<br />
  59. 59. If a man means his writing seriously, he must mean to write well. But how can he write well until he learns to see what he has written badly. His progress toward good writing and his recognition of bad writing are bound to unfold at something like the same rate.<br />- John Ciardi<br />
  60. 60. Writing is one of the easiest things: erasing is one of the hardest.<br />- Rabbi Israel Salanter<br />
  61. 61. The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it.<br />- Ernest Hemingway<br />
  62. 62. Writing: I certainly do rewrite my central myth in every book, and would never read or trust any writer who did not also do so.<br />- Northrop Frye<br />
  63. 63. Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.<br />- William Strunk<br />
  64. 64. * A Book especially technical book may require 1 or 2 revisions<br />
  65. 65. Peer Review and Editing<br />Review<br />Not someone who wants to please you<br />Someone who knows the area<br />2. Editing<br />Someone who knows the language<br />Someone who is willing to give the time and extensive feedback<br />“This morning I took out a comma and this afternoon I put it back again.”<br />- Oscar Wilde<br />
  66. 66. What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers.<br />- Logan Pearsall Smith<br />
  67. 67. Publishers<br />Don’t feel personal about it.<br />Henry Mintzberg thought he could never get his first book published<br />
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  69. 69. ‘Murray Hunter has penned a business strategy book for our times. By placing the idea of ‘opportunity’ at the centre of entrepreneurship and society, he has highlighted the importance of being alert to the possible and of being able to exploit that opportunity in turn. As the pace of global change accelerates, he has underscored the need for developing new mental models if we are to build solid structures on ever-shifting sands.’ <br />Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin, President of Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), Ireland. <br />
  70. 70. Making the book Sell: Getting Reviews<br />Book Review: Essential Oils: Art, Agriculture, Science, Industry and Entrepreneurship: Focus on the Asia-pacific Region by Murray Hunter<br />by <br />Anya McCoy<br />Published on 15th July 2010 09:55 AM<br />
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  72. 72. Life cannot defeat a writer who is in love with writing - for life itself is a writer's love until death.<br />- Edna Ferber<br />
  73. 73. What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.<br />- Samuel Johnson<br />
  74. 74. Personal Mastery<br />
  75. 75. Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
  76. 76. Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
  77. 77. Hunter, M. (2011) Opportunity, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, New York, Nova<br />
  78. 78. The life of a writer is tragic: the more we advance, the farther there is to go and the more there is to say, the less time there is to say it.<br />- Gabrielle Roy<br />Thank You<br />