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If you have a great idea for a book,

but you're more right-brained

and don't like making outlines,

here's a whole other way to go about it.
An Organic Approach to Structuring Your Book:

A Right-Brained Alternative to Outlines
(Workbook Included)

by Naomi Rose

Book Developer & Creative Midwife
Creator, Writing from the Deeper Self
Working with this book will make the difference
between struggling to put your book together,
and the wondrous delight of letting it unfold out of you.

BONUS! 

Buy An Organic Approach directly from this website and receive a free copy of the book, 10 Essential Qualities to Help You Write a Book (a $12 value) (It will be sent to you after purchasing)

$25 (Print)
$10.99 (E-book)

Say goodbye to rigid outlines
and hello to a way to structure your book
that lets your innate creativity flourish!


Find joy and excitement in the process of finding your book's structure
as you open yourself to glimmers of inspiration
and weave them all together to evolve a Table of Contents (TOC)
that truly works for you.
Looking for a more fulfilling writing experience?

Feeling resistant to the idea of planning every aspect of your book before even starting to write?

Finding it hard to organize your ideas coherently without losing all the juice of your intuitive, creative nature?


Imagine the joy of writing a book from the bottom up, allowing your ideas to flow effortlessly onto the page in whatever order they come, then translating them into a TOC that reveals the bigger picture. This organic, interactive process frees you from externally imposed constraints, letting your alivenss and internal interest guide you to the next step, and the next, and the next.

Many "Aha!" moments will be sparked in you by this book's unique and compassionate mapping of the territory. And what you discover about yourself through the "Reflections" in the included Workbook will help you find your own way through the structuring (and writing) of your book.

With An Organic Approach to Structuring Your Book, you get to benefit from the expertise and guidance of a renowned author and book midwife who understands the intricacies of the writing process, and how freeing it is to trust finding your own way.

With delightful illustrations by the author.

 

Struggling to come up with an outline isn't the only way to discover what your book has it in it to be.

Instead, you can receive "glimmers" from within

that spark your creative process. Writing them down and seeing how they weave together lets you evolve your TOC seamlessly and organically.

“This is IMPRESSIVE! It's fabulous. You have so much to offer.

May your message reach far and wide.” —Taj Inayat, Sufi Guide

"I thoroughly enjoyed this book and moved through it with ease. 

This liberating approach offers breathing room. Naomi Rose is offering a divine gift." —Jane Majkiewicz,  writer, editor, literary agency associate emeritus

BONUS! 

Buy An Organic Approach directly from this website and receive a free copy of the book, 10 Essential Qualities to Help You Write a Book (a $12 value) (It will be sent to you after purchasing)

$25 (Print)
$10.99 (E-book)

Find joy and excitement in the process of finding your book's structure 

as you open yourself to glimmers of inspiration

and weave them all together

to evolve a Table of Contents (TOC)

that truly works for you!

Whether you come to your glimmers by steeping ~
or by sleeping ~
Whether you find your glimmers in a castle in the air ~
or by sculpting words in clay, not in stone ~
your intuitive, right-brained nature is more than ready to help you
evolve a structure for your book
that works with you,
not against you,
and even delights you with what you find.
Whether you already identify as a more right-brained creative soul,
or you don't but would like to bring a complementary ease
to your more left-brained, linear way of thinking,


An Organic Approach to Structuring Your Book:
A Right-Brained Alternative to Outlines
(Workbook Included)


will make the difference between
struggling to put your book together,
and the wondrous delight of letting it unfold out of you.


Give yourself this way of making your desire to write a book
real in your life.
Then your readers will reap the benefits, too.




 

BONUS: Did you know we have Flower Essence Remedies to go with this book, to support and integrate what you receive from An Organic Approach? Click here to find out more.

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Below is the actual Table of Contents (TOC)

of An Organic Approach to Structuring Your Book.  

Its formation did not start with an outline.

It evolved organically from the author's received glimmers, just as she reveals for your book.

Chapter One:

A Book (Idea) Is Born! 

We Are Conditioned to Think in Terms of Outlines  

Does an Outline Have to Be the First Step?  

Who Outlines Do and Don’t Work For  

The Top-Down Approach / The Bottom-Up Approach    

      

Workbook Reflections:

1: Your Experience with Outlines

2: Are You More Top-Down, Bottom-Up,

    or Somewhere in Between?

Chapter Two:

How Evolving a Table of Contents

Differs from Starting with an Outline

A Different, More Receptive Model

  • A Castle in the Air / A Statue Made of Clay, Not Stone 

  • Building a House / Making a Sculpture

The Benefits of Evolving a Table of Contents

  •  When an Itinerary Isn’t Possible (or Even Advisable)

  • The ”More” of You   

     

Workbook Reflections:

3: Re-Trace Your Path of Inspiration

4: What “More” of You Hasn’t Yet Been Invited

    into Your Writing?

Chapter Three:

How to Evolve a Table of Contents:

It’s as Much About You as About Your Book

The Intelligence(s) Inside You (in Addition to Cognitive)

You Contain Many Facets of Intelligence

  • Heart Intelligence: Rhythm and Heartbeat

  • Body Intelligence: Listening for What’s Here

  • Subconscious Intelligence: Steeping and Sleeping

  • Spiritual Intelligence: Meditating and Praying

  • Integrative Intelligence: Glimmer-Gathering

  • And Let’s Not Forget About Cognitive Intelligence — It Has a Role to Fulfill, Too

 

Workbook Reflections:

5: Accessing Your Heart’s Wisdom through Its Rhythm

6: Enlist Your Body to Help Evolve Your TOC

7: Steeping

8: Incubating a Response During Sleep

9: Meditating on Your TOC

10: Praying About What Belongs in Your Book

11: Integrating Your Glimmers into a More Whole Picture

12: Giving the Cognitive Mind Its Right Place in

      Structuring Your Book

Chapter Four:

An Illustration of the Process:

Writing Down Your Glimmerings

and Seeing the Pattern They Start to Form

An Illustration of the Process

   (1) Writing Down What Comes

        (two pieces that arrived independently)

   (2) Putting the Pieces Together: Looking for the Relationship

         Writing a Working title  

         Looking for the Themes in What You Wrote

   (3) How These Themes Might Interrelate

   (4) An illustrated evolution of the Table of Contents

A Look Back at the TOC Process So Far

A “Cheat Sheet” on the Basic Steps

Your Reflections on This Evolutionary Process

Workbook Reflection:

13: Clarifying What You Have Learned

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Here is a brief excerpt from the Workbook part of the book, "Reflection 7: Steeping."

Read by the author.

Audio excerpt, Reflection 7, _Steeping_
00:00 / 03:04

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Reader Praise for 

An Organic Approach to Structuring Your Book 

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“This is IMPRESSIVE! It's fabulous. You have so much to offer. May your message reach far and wide.”

—Taj Inayat, Sufi Guide

 

"Unique and original! Very well-developed and explained. This book addresses a real issue. People who are more right-brained can struggle with writing an outline, when it may not be appropriate for them to do so. Naomi Rose is really brilliant at combining both nonlinear and cognitive intelligences — espousing a right-brain approach, but explaining it very clearly, including giving an example from her own writing. I'm very impressed!"

—Ralph Dranow, author, A New Life, and (with Daniel Marlin) At work on the Garments of Refuge

"I thoroughly enjoyed this book and moved through it with ease. Seeing the author's own process illuminated this writing practice and made it all come together in a helpful way. This liberating approach offers breathing room. I didn't feel the typical resistance I've had when trying to follow other models that ultimately feel too prescriptive and rigid. Naomi Rose is offering a divine gift."

—Jane Majkiewicz, writer, editor, literary agency associate emeritus

"This book is brilliant! Naomi Rose has created a beautiful and useful product, which doesn't feel generic. The artwork really works — the graphics feel fresh and inspired. I finally get the author's process when working with clients to form the Table of Contents. As I prepare to write my book, I feel this workbook will really help me."

—Dana Watt

BONUS! 

Buy An Organic Approach directly from this website and receive a free copy of the book, 10 Essential Qualities to Help You Write a Book (a $12 value) (It will be sent to you after purchasing)

$25 (Print)
$10.99 (E-book)

HEALING TIP: Did you know we have Flower Essence Remedies to go with this book, to support and integrate what you receive from An Organic Approach

There's CERRATO for trusting your intuition, ELM for faith and confidence to complete your task, LARCH for creative expression and spontaneity, and additional positive-outcomes essences.

 Click here to find out more.

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TITLE: An Organic Approach to Structuring Your Book: A Right-Brained Alternative to Outlines

AUTHOR: Naomi Rose 

ILLUSTRATOR: Naomi Rose

PUBLISHER: Rose Press

ISBN, print edition: 978-0-9983928-4-4

ISBN, E-book edition: 978-0-9983928-5-1   

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You may also enjoy working with the complementary book 

STARTING YOUR BOOK

A Guide to Navigating the Blank Page

by Attending to What's Inside You

by Naomi Rose 

 

 

 

 

Details HERE

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About Naomi Rose

Naomi Rose is the creator of Writing from the Deeper Self, and a Book Developer & Creative Midwife by profession. She helps people write the book of their heart by listening to and with them so that what is essential inside the writer becomes known through the writing. Most of her clients have successfully completed and published their books., to their great satisfaction  To learn more about her approach and explore how you might work with her on your book, see https://www.naomirose.net.

An Organic Approach to Structuring Your Book is part of the Rose Press "Creative Process" series.

If you yearn to encourage the flowering of your creative nature in a way that feels natural to you — that enhances your sense of yourself and also offers wonderful gifts to others — then the “Creative Process” series will lead you through that door.  The intention of the books in this series is to bring you closer to the Source of Creation, which is not only available to you, but is actually in you. Whether you want to tap your inherent creative ability to write a book or simply become more intimate with the nature of the creative process as it lives in you, the books in this series will both unveil some behind-the-scenes mysteries and re-connect you with the Mystery of Creation. Out of this will evolve a book with your authentic voice and message — one that heals you as you write it, and heals your readers as they read it.  

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The books put out by Rose Press are meant to last and last and last.

Unlike many books that are published to make a temporary splash and then fade out into dim memory or total forgetfulness, Rose Press books are meant to live in your heart and in your life.

So not only do they remain on your bookshelf (or your hard drive, portable reading device, etc):  they also remain inside you, part of the impressions that make up your inner being. And sometimes ~ much like a sudden affectionate thought about an old friend with whom you’ve been out of contact ~ the desire will come to pick up and read these books again and make their acquaintance (and your own) again  from the place where you are now.

Some of these books are already perennials: issued and reissued to encounter new readers and re-visit old ones. Others are brand new and just putting down roots, to return to readers’ attentions in their own passing seasons.

 

Books that go deep take time to write, so quality may win out over quantity, here. We hope you will content yourself with the current varieties in this “garden,” and look forward to new blooms to come.

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Rose Press. A publishing house for your inner garden.

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