Workbooks & Assignments
Session 1: Getting Ready to Write-Understand Why You are Writing and To Who
Self Publish a book by the end of the year using a platform like KDP Publishing, BookBay, IngramSpark
Getting Started: Understand who you are writing for and what your purpose is (select your category; start your Dump Idea Document.
Session 2: Do’s and Don’ts from Editing Experts on Writing your manuscripts
Before You Begin, Create less work for yourself: Learn to write in a way that you don’t have to re-write (or get edited to death)
Find out the Do’s and Don’t from Editing Experts who see writing mistakes all the time
The Manuscript Begins How to format your manuscript document for Editing/fonts, spacing, size)
Session 3: And We’re off (If you weren’t already!). How to begin writing actual content
Two different methods. Method 1: Create an outline for engineering minds. 2. Pick and Sort method for creatives and big picture thinkers. Blocking writing time. Word Counts and cool resources to help you write better.
Session 4: Get Feedback. How to deal with Writer’s Block and working through expressive writing challenges
Session 5: Creating the Perfect Book Title that will sell your books
The power of brainstorming- creative session.
Session 6: Get ready for the Editing- Don’t Do it Yourself and Don’t Ask your cousin. Create Your KDP Account. What to watch for in your writing
Session 7: Rules of Thumb for Designing your Book Cover/Get a Designer who won’t take all your money- Part 1
Session 8: Design Your Book Cover- Part 2 Make it KDP Ready/Resources to help you maximize your book for a beautiful outcome
Session 9: Rules of Thumb for Designing your book interior content/Get a Designer who won’t take all your money/make it KDP ready
Session 10: Getting your book content and cover into KDP for Publishing (Differences betweenSoft Cover, Hardcover, and Kindle)
Session 11: Trading Books for Fun- Share your progress and get feedback (final touches)
Session 12: Launching Your Book on Amazon and on Social Media Marketing Tips and Ideas