Have you ever thought about writing a book?

Question of the Week

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It’s no secret that the legal profession requires skill with the written word. But usually that ability is reserved for court motions and briefs—not novels.

In the January/February issue of the ABA Journal, one feature highlighted lawyers-turned-literary-agents who are on the hunt for the next best-selling book idea. These attorneys were once reading deposition transcripts and court decisions. Now, their desks are piled high with manuscripts about anything from animal massage therapy to caregiver memoirs. We’ve also spoken to a number of lawyer authors for our podcast The Modern Law Library.

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of becoming a published author, but you’ve never found the time or thought you had the talent. Your story could be the blockbuster that these literary agents are searching for.

This week, we’d like to ask: Have you ever thought about writing a book? If so, what would your book be about? Are you already a published author?

Answer in the comments.

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Edward Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A. is president and managing partner of Allentown-based ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing, Inc., a local search and digital marketing agency that offers clients lead generation, local seo and Google Maps Domination. Ed has been a digital entrepreneur since 1994, having discovered very early the opportunities the Internet offered. After having spent over two decades helping attorneys grow their practice, Ed joined the staff of ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing as President and Managing Partner, where he is expanding the agency’s cutting-edge services to the legal market. A true marketing futurist, Ed's vast experience working directly with attorneys has given him a unique perspective on law firm marketing not found in many other digital marketing agencies. Ed has reshaped the offerings of ForLawFirmsOnly to focus on growing law firms through a holistic approach to digital marketing evident in the reformulated lead generation processes now in place. Want to learn more about ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing, their lead generation programs, or just talk to Ed about his visions for helping law firms grow? Call him at 855-943-8736.

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