Over the years, we had the honor of working with several authors on their business fable books.
Business fables or business parables are so much fun because they’re basically one long fictional story that happens to tell business lessons. The bestselling books in this genre include:
My favorite thing to do is to ghostwrite business fables from scratch. But sometimes authors come to us with existing manuscripts. When coaching such authors, I find they often have several pitfalls.
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We avoided these pitfalls with several bestselling business parables we worked with authors on. Outsource or Else, by Steve Mezak and Andy Hilliard, garnered 4.5 stars on Amazon.
We also turned a personal finance book into a fun, yet valuable story. Family Banking with Purpose, by Chris Bay, tells of one man’s journey to reconnect with his financially wise grandfather. This book, too, has received great praise to date.
If you’d like to talk about your ideas for a business fable, click on this link.
So what exactly are the pitfalls in writing business fables?
These are the top 3:
Are you writing a business parable? Or are you thinking about it?
I’d be happy to chat more, so you avoid the pitfalls of writing business fables.
by Helen Chang, ABM Editorial Director
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