MoneySavingMom.com
FREEBIE LIBRARY!
Join my email list and get FREE ACCESS to the MSM Freebie Library, including my top printables & eBooks.

Behind-the-scenes details on writing a book & the lessons I learned the hard way

I was interviewed by ShePosts recently about writing The Money Saving Mom®’s Budget.

If you’d like to get a little peek behind-the-scenes into when I wrote the book, what I learned during the process, and some of the mistakes I made, hop on over to read the interview.

Subscribe for free email updates from Money Saving Mom® and get my Guide to Freezer Cooking for free!

11 Comments

  • Wow! That is SO awesome that you were able to give all of your book proceeds to charity! I want to run out and get it just for that reason alone.

  • Kathryn says:

    Always love your transparency. Thanks for keeping it real and congrats again on your book! Is there a second one in the works? 🙂

  • Sarabell says:

    I am so excited to be publishing my first book in March… and what an inspiring read! Thanks for sharing Crystal!

  • Tara Shobert says:

    Hi Crystal,
    I received my David Ramsey package yesterday. I am so excited to use it. Thank you so much for offering the freebie for buying your book. I also love your book, alot of great advice in there, I’m already putting it to good use:)
    Thanks again.

  • Stephanie Louis says:

    Hi Crystal, congratulations on your book! I truly thank God for the blessing he has made you. I know that this book will bring hope and inspiration to many. I am in the process of helping a friend put together a small book of about 32-pages. What do you think about self-publishing? I’m looking for ways to save on printing cost.

  • Franicia says:

    Oh Crystal!

    Thank you so much for introducing our family to Compassion International! We were going back and forth through different organizations and saw CI was the best Christ-centered fit for our family right now.

    Thank you for your thorough review and enthusiastic support for the organization. God used you and your family to further sponsor more children. 🙂

    For His glory,
    Franicia

  • Franicia says:

    Hi Crystal 🙂

    I forgot to add that I completely agree with you on the outline process. I had been writing some of my books for years until I had a plan. It has blessed this whole book writing process so much.

    I have my mock book binder filled with chapter divisions and made potential write ups for the covers with selling points. I even made my own bar code for the area that we hope to have one on so that it looks so much more like a book.

    I did land any book deals like you did 🙂 (so happy God blessed you that way for those children!) but am going the self-publishing route for now as we try to spread more of a needed message about Christ.

    Love in Christ,
    Franicia

  • Franicia says:

    I’m sorry I thought I had written that “I did not” land a book deal. 🙂 I’m sorry I’m posting all these comments.

Money Saving Mom® Comment Policy

We love comments from readers, so chime in with your thoughts below! We do our best to keep this blog upbeat and encouraging, so please keep your comments cordial and kind. Read more information on our comment policy.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *