Want to write an e-book but can’t nail down a topic? Here are just some ideas to jumpstart your creativity and harness your skills:
What will be your theme/content/subject? Will it focus on sharing songs? Interventions? How-Tos? It can be informative or business-related. You can share activities and visuals! Self-help is another great topic!
What type of book will it be? Professional help/ideas, activity sheets, Q&A, Songs, session ideas, lessons learned, thoughts/experiences, music skills education?
What is something that you have created for work?
What does our field NEED?
What do you wish people knew?
What is your ultimate goal for writing an e-book?
First words that come to mind when you think of your e-book topic: _________________
List any fears, questions, concerns, and/or doubts about this project
What are some of the solutions for the fears you just listed?
What has been a problem for you that you have overcome?
What have you done that you are most proud of?
When people come up to you for advice, what are they asking? (They see you as an expert in this topic.)
What hole can you fill in the music therapy ebooks e-shelves?
What is a topic that is FUN and EXCITING to you?
What are your favorite instruments to use in sessions?
Now, think of one specific instrument you can focus on for an ebook!