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Novel Writing Workshop

Turn Your Idea Into a Published Nove, Step-by-Step!

By Writing Academy | in Online Courses

Perhaps you've started already on your novel and have stalled out with “writer's block." Don't worry – we'll help you bust the block and get you writing again. Or you maybe you've finished your manuscript are shocked to find it simply lacks the pizzazz that'll put it on the bestseller list. No problem – author and mentor Steve Alcorn will help you polish your manuscript 'til it shines! This fascinating workshop teaches you how to write a novel in six simple steps. It breaks down novel writing so you can do it successfully.

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 28 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn the critical difference between a “plot" & a “story" and how to balance the two in your writing
  • Recognize when a character lacks dimension & how to avoid the all-too-common pitfalls of poor character development
  • Understand the “Three Act Structure" & see a graphic demonstration of the “dramatic curve" that underlies virtually all great writings, movies, and even story-telling
  • Discover why professional writers repeat “Scene and Sequel" throughout their novels, & why you should too
  • Use the "Write Big" technique that can turn a flat novel into a sparkling success
  • Create the “collateral material" you need to promote & present your novel to publishers
"This is by far the easiest, most understandable information on writing I've ever heard. It has given me the confidence I need to get through the dreaded ACT II; I am actually excited about continuing and can see the finish line." – Kim
Steve Alcorn | Founder, Writing Academy
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Steve is the author of many novels and non-fiction books. His publications include mysteries, young adult novels, a romance novel, children's books, history and non-fiction about theme park design, and the writer's guide How to Fix Your Novel.

Steve is also the CEO of Alcorn McBride Inc, the company that provides the audio and video systems used in nearly all of the world's theme parks. In his spare time, he enjoys world travel, sculpture and music composition.

During the past decade, he has helped more than 30,000 aspiring authors structure their novels. Many of his students are now published authors.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Your First Program
  • Planning Your Novel
    • First Steps - 9:21
    • Plot vs. Story - 8:22
    • Dramatic Elements - 10:25
  • Characters
    • Character Building - 16:13
    • Your Protagonist - 6:46
    • Your Antagonist - 6:15
    • Other Characters - 5:12
  • Story Structure
    • Three Act Structure - 9:13
    • Act One - 8:49
    • Act Two - 7:48
    • Act Three - 13:43
  • Creating Your Manuscript
    • Scene and Sequel - 18:42
    • Conflict - 6:06
    • Suspense - 9:56
    • Mystery - 4:53
    • Pacing - 6:29
    • Viewpoint - 12:08
    • Voice - 7:28
    • Tense - 6:58
    • Setting - 11:06
    • Dialogue - 14:17
    • Beginnings and Edings - 20:26
  • Polishing Your Manuscript
    • Writing Big - 26:13
    • Writing Well - 11:47
  • Selling Your Novel
    • Collateral - 8:02
    • Manuscript Evaluation Checklist - 11:17
    • Getting Published - 19:56
    • Next Steps

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Romance Writing Workshop

All the Knowledge, Skills & Tools You Need to Write Romance Novels & Subplots

By Writing Academy | in Online Courses

Whether you dream of writing romance novels or want to improve a romantic subplot, this course will give you the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to make that dream a reality. From the most common subgenres to hitting romantic plots, this course gives you the tools you’ll need to plan, write, polish, and publish your romance novel.

  • Access 48 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn about the most common sub-genres, tropes, & formats to determine what category your idea fits within
  • Craft a compelling three-act arc for your protagonists
  • Use an industry professional's beat sheet to develop a sizzling & satisfying romance between your characters
  • Look under the hood of three best-selling romance novels & analyze them structurally
  • Practice the skills you need to write your manuscript and bring your idea to life
  • Take the next step & pursue traditional or self-publishing
"This workshop was more comprehensive and helpful than the four years I spent in college as an English/Writing major. The value of this class is literally equivalent to all my student loans." – Jason
Dani Alcorn | COO, Writing Academy
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dani is a Chicago-based screenwriter and communication designer. She is the author of Structure Your Screenplay: A Screenwriting Masterclass, The Last Telepath, and three screenplays:

  • A Quintessence of Dust, a science fiction riff on what would happen if Hamlet met Bladerunner
  • How to Catch an Englishman, a romantic comedy about moving overseas in search of an eligible bachelor
  • Do No Harm, a drama that explores the ethical choices facing a heart surgeon when her personal and professional lives collide
Dani graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University, where she majored in Psychology and Radio, Television, & Film.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

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  • Any device with basic specifications

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Mystery Writing Workshop

Jumpstart Your Career as a Professional Mystery Writer, Step by Step

By Writing Academy | in Online Courses

In this lively and fun course, author and mentor Steve Alcorn and screenwriter Dani Alcorn show you how to achieve success. During the past decades, they've helped more than 30,000 aspiring writers structure their stories, and many are now in print. You can be next! They'll help you to bring it to life using story structure. You'll create your characters and structure their story in three acts. It's a proven way to make sure your audience is engaged from page one. Write your own mystery novel or screenplay in 6 simple steps.

  • Access 48 lectures & 6 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn what makes great mysteries
  • Plan the perfect crime & scatter clues for your detectives and readers
  • Discover the four Dramatic Elements that make every great story sizzle
  • Keep your readers' suspense high without overdoing it
  • Turn a flat novel into a sparkling success
  • Create the “collateral material" you need to promote & present your novel to publishers
"I took this course to get help, and I am truly impressed by the amount of information presented. I do not need to take a 4-year course on Creative Writing." – Michelle Apolo
Steve Alcorn | Founder, Writing Academy
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Steve is the author of many novels and non-fiction books. His publications include mysteries, young adult novels, a romance novel, children's books, history and non-fiction about theme park design, and the writer's guide How to Fix Your Novel.

Steve is also the CEO of Alcorn McBride Inc, the company that provides the audio and video systems used in nearly all of the world's theme parks. In his spare time, he enjoys world travel, sculpture and music composition.

During the past decade, he has helped more than 30,000 aspiring authors structure their novels. Many of his students are now published authors.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introducing Mysteries
    • Introduction - 5:18
    • What is a Mystery? - 9:07
    • MICE - 17:22
    • Why Write Mysteries? - 7:36
    • Mystery Origins - 10:18
    • Mystery Genres - 9:03
  • Story Structure
    • Character Building - 17:28
    • Your Protagonist - 17:33
    • Your Antagonist - 7:14
    • Your Victim - 6:46
    • Other Characters - 7:41
    • Plot vs. Story - 7:58
    • Dramatic Elements - 13:24
    • Story Structure - 5:08
    • Act 1 - 7:58
    • Act 2 - 10:29
    • Act 3 - 18:35
  • Plotting a Mystery
    • Plotting a Mystery - 1:50
    • Creating a Crime Scene - 5:23
    • Recreating the Crime - 4:49
    • The Victim or Suspect's Environment - 7:30
    • Interviewing Witnesses and Suspects - 5:18
    • The MacGuffin - 2:57
    • The Criminal Appears - 3:13
    • Interview with the Criminal - 3:37
    • The Criminal Becomes a Suspect - 3:50
    • The Detective’s Reward - 5:15
  • The Writing Process
    • Scene and Sequel - 11:36
    • Outline - 10:29
    • Viewpoint - 14:52
    • Tense - 5:55
    • Mystery Techniques - 4:21
    • Conflict - 5:49
    • Suspense - 7:17
    • Pacing - 4:06
    • Voice - 3:29
    • Setting - 9:29
    • Dialogue - 9:35
    • Beginnings and Endings - 5:59
    • Writing Big - 7:57
    • Writing Well - 9:21
    • Manuscript Evaluation - 7:58
  • Getting Published
    • Marketing Collateral - 8:41
    • Traditional Publishing - 6:52
    • Self-Publishing - 4:05
    • Cover Art - 9:06
    • Marketing - 8:31
    • Next Steps - 1:38

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Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

Create Your Own Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel/Screenplay

By Writing Academy | in Online Courses

Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy gives you lifetime access to 50 info-packed video lectures. This is a lively and enjoyable course in which you will learn the ins and outs of not just the writing craft but the business, too. You'll learn how to bring it to life using story structure. You'll create your characters and structure their story in three acts. It's a proven way to make sure your audience is engaged from page one. By the end of this course, you'll learn techniques for creating great science fiction and fantasy.

4.4/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 50 lectures & 7 hours of content 24/7
  • Make great science fictions & fantasy
  • Discover different ways to handle space flight, time travel, telepathy, and magic, & then use them to best effect
  • Learn the crucial difference between story & plot
  • Discover why professional writers repeat “Scene and Sequel" throughout their stories, &d why you should too
  • Know some editing secrets that help you use the right words & language, and cut out the wrong ones
  • Discover how to actually sell your manuscript
"Very good summary of the steps involved in planning and plotting a science fiction novel. The section on plotting was beneficial." – Debora
Steve Alcorn | Founder, Writing Academy
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Steve is the author of many novels and non-fiction books. His publications include mysteries, young adult novels, a romance novel, children's books, history and non-fiction about theme park design, and the writer's guide How to Fix Your Novel.

Steve is also the CEO of Alcorn McBride Inc, the company that provides the audio and video systems used in nearly all of the world's theme parks. In his spare time, he enjoys world travel, sculpture and music composition.

During the past decade, he has helped more than 30,000 aspiring authors structure their novels. Many of his students are now published authors.

Dani Alcorn | COO, Writing Academy
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dani is a Chicago-based screenwriter and communication designer. She is the author of Structure Your Screenplay: A Screenwriting Masterclass, The Last Telepath, and three screenplays:

  • A Quintessence of Dust, a science fiction riff on what would happen if Hamlet met Bladerunner
  • How to Catch an Englishman, a romantic comedy about moving overseas in search of an eligible bachelor
  • Do No Harm, a drama that explores the ethical choices facing a heart surgeon when her personal and professional lives collide
Dani graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University, where she majored in Psychology and Radio, Television, & Film.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introducing Science Fiction and Fantasy
    • o1 Course Overview - 4:08
    • 02 What is Science Fiction and Fantasy? - 2:50
    • 03 Why Write Science Fiction and Fantasy? - 2:50
    • 04 Fantasy Origins - 2:47
    • 05 Science Fiction Origins - 10:05
    • 06 Fantasy Authors - 5:04
    • 07 Science Fiction Authors - 6:06
    • 08 What Makes Great Science Fiction and Fantasy? - 4:21
    • 09 Fantasy Genres - 4:51
    • 10 Science Fiction Genres - 14:55
    • 11 Young Adult and Middle Grade Science Fiction and Fantasy - 9:15
  • World Building
    • 12 Plot vs, Story - 12:13
    • 13 Space Travel - 15:40
    • 14 Time Travel - 16:34
    • 15 Psy Powers - 4:58
    • 16 Magic - 12:44
    • 17 World Building - 28:22
  • Story Structure
    • 18 Character Building - 10:29
    • 19 Your Protagonist - 13:57
    • 20 Your Antagonist - 7:14
    • 21 Other Characters - 7:32
    • 22 Dramatic Elements - 10:04
    • 23 Story Structure - 11:30
    • 24 Act 1 - 13:00
    • 25 Act 2 - 10:44
    • 26 Act 3 - 13:18
    • 27 Scene and Sequel - 11:03
  • The Writing Process
    • 28 Conflict - 5:57
    • 29 Suspense - 6:07
    • 30 Mystery - 4:14
    • 31 Pacing - 5:23
    • 32 Viewpoint - 8:35
    • 33 Voice - 10:09
    • 34 Tense - 4:59
    • 35 Setting - 13:40
    • 36 Dialogue - 15:00
    • 37 Beginnings and Endings - 8:42
    • 38 Writing Big - 9:41
    • 39 Writing Well - 6:50
    • 40 Manuscript Evaluation - 9:56
  • Analyzing Great Science Fiction and Fantasy
    • 41 Analyzing Great Science Fiction and Fantasy - Time Travel - 4:56
    • 42 Analyzing Great Science Fiction and Fantasy - Multiple Worlds - 7:29
    • 43 Analyzing Great Science Fiction and Fantasy - Alternate Realities - 7:10
    • 44 Analyzing Great Science Fiction and Fantasy - The Future - 5:17
  • Getting Published
    • 45 Marketing Collateral - 4:50
    • 46 Traditional Publishing - 10:43
    • 47 Self-Publishing - 6:01
    • 48 Cover Art - 8:18
    • 49 Marketing - 11:39
    • 50 Next Steps - 1:34

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Non-Fiction Writing Workshop

Play, Write, & Publish Your Own Best-Seller by Following Simple Steps

By Writing Academy | in Online Courses

More than 75% of all books published are non-fiction. Publishers and readers are actively looking for new non-fiction titles, and they have a long shelf life, often selling well for decades. That means it's far easier to get non-fiction published and to make money from it. This workshop shows you how to select the right category and topic for your book, how to organize and write it, and how to get it published. Step-by-step instructions and clear explanations make it easy for you to get into print and start your career as a successful non-fiction author!

4.2/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 38 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Select the right category & topic for your book
  • Turn your idea into a non-fiction book
  • Polish your manuscript
  • Develop a marketing plan & get published
"As they do in other classes, Dani and Steve present a lot of informative material in an engaging, yet succinct, fashion." – Kyle
Steve Alcorn | Founder, Writing Academy
4.4/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Steve is the author of many novels and non-fiction books. His publications include mysteries, young adult novels, a romance novel, children's books, history and non-fiction about theme park design, and the writer's guide How to Fix Your Novel.

Steve is also the CEO of Alcorn McBride Inc, the company that provides the audio and video systems used in nearly all of the world's theme parks. In his spare time, he enjoys world travel, sculpture and music composition.

During the past decade, he has helped more than 30,000 aspiring authors structure their novels. Many of his students are now published authors.

Dani Alcorn | COO, Writing Academy
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dani is a Chicago-based screenwriter and communication designer. She is the author of Structure Your Screenplay: A Screenwriting Masterclass, The Last Telepath, and three screenplays:

  • A Quintessence of Dust, a science fiction riff on what would happen if Hamlet met Bladerunner
  • How to Catch an Englishman, a romantic comedy about moving overseas in search of an eligible bachelor
  • Do No Harm, a drama that explores the ethical choices facing a heart surgeon when her personal and professional lives collide
Dani graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University, where she majored in Psychology and Radio, Television, & Film.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Part 1 - Planning
    • Introduction - 5:24
    • What is Non-Fiction? - 4:49
    • Types of Non-Fiction - 3:39
    • Forms of Non Fiction - 3:39
    • Technical, Academic and Reference - 9:16
    • Topic Driven - 11:07
    • Self Help - 6:52
    • Short Forms - 4:35
    • Criticism - 5:56
    • Personal and Individual - 7:19
    • Non-Fiction for Children - 9:48
    • Your Audience - 5:22
    • Non-Fiction Organization - 6:27
    • Subjects - 4:05
    • Narrative Non-Fiction - 11:28
    • Putting Yourself Into Your Work - 5:08
    • Legal Issues - 5:49
    • Research - 7:56
    • Our Favorites - 7:02
  • Part 2 - Writing
    • Organizing Your Writing - 3:06
    • Plot vs. Story - 4:35
    • Story Patterns - 6:52
    • Characters - 10:25
    • Three Act Structure - 4:32
    • Story Structuring Checkpoints - 16:19
    • Framing Non-Fiction - 7:10
    • Scenes - 12:13
    • Settings and Descriptions - 5:50
    • Viewpoint and Tense - 10:41
    • Dialogue - 7:44
    • Active Verbs and More - 6:07
    • Your Manuscript - 7:42
    • The Writing Process - 8:28
    • Editing - 11:18
    • Final Checks - 10:49
  • Part 3 - Publishing
    • Traditional Publishing - 8:16
    • Self-Publishing - 7:07
    • Next Steps - 0:29

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Conquer Writer's Block

Build Your Writing System & Become a Prolific Writer

By Bryan Collins | in Online Courses

Conquer Writer’s Block is an online course that gives you the skills you need to turn up in front of the blank page full of ideas and with a clear plan about which one to focus on. This self-paced course will help you build a personal writing system that works so you can find the success you deserve today. Go from “blocked” to ”prolific“ with a system that eliminates fear, procrastination, and self-doubt.

As seen on Lifehacker, Fast Company, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Mirasee & More

  • Access 20 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Gain a deep perspective on what writer’s block is & how other successful, prolific writer’s overcome it
  • Learn how to develop your own idea bank
  • Find out how you can enter a state of creative flow
  • Build your personal writing system
  • Get materials that you can access on the go

Bryan Collins | 6.8k followers on Medium

Bryan Collins is a nonfiction author, the founder and editor of Become a Writer Today and a columnist for Forbes. He offers new writers practical advice about writing, creativity, productivity and more. His work has also appeared on Fast Company, Lifehacker and Copyblogger. He has also written and has been featured on The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, and other well-known publications. He is also passionate about helping people accomplish more at work, and when he's not writing, he's weight-lifting or running.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Your Roadmap to Beating Writer's Block
    • Welcome! - 1:37
    • Lower the Bar - 3:10
    • Mind Map Your Next Idea... Fast! - 8:36
    • Free Write Your Way Past Mental Blocks - 4:52
    • Smash Through Writer's Block with the Right Prompt - 7:23
    • How To Enter a State of Creative Flow - 3:19
    • Using the Oblique Strategies - 5:50
    • How to Stay Focused on Your Writing - 6:29
    • Build Your Idea Bank - 11:55
    • Now Track Your Writing! - 7:55
    • The Ernest Hemingway Strategy: Prepare Tomorrow's Writing, Today - 8:16
    • Balancing Research and Writing - 9:14
    • Leverage a Writing Deadline (Just Like a Pro) - 1:49
    • How To Overcome Perfectionism - 6:32
    • The 5 Rules of Successful Prolific Writers - 5:18
  • Bonuses
    • Claim Become a Writer Today: The Complete Series
    • How I Finally Learnt to Blog Consistently - 10:43
    • Two Proven Scrivener Templates
    • An Interview With New York Times Best-Selling Author James Clear
    • Your Grammarly Discount
  • Your Roadmap to Beating Writer's Block
    • Welcome! - 1:37
    • Lower the Bar - 3:10
    • Mind Map Your Next Idea... Fast! - 8:36
    • Free Write Your Way Past Mental Blocks - 4:52
    • Smash Through Writer's Block with the Right Prompt - 7:23
    • How To Enter a State of Creative Flow - 3:19
    • Using the Oblique Strategies - 5:50
    • How to Stay Focused on Your Writing - 6:29
    • Build Your Idea Bank - 11:55
    • Now Track Your Writing! - 7:55
    • The Ernest Hemingway Strategy: Prepare Tomorrow's Writing, Today - 8:16
    • Balancing Research and Writing - 9:14
    • Leverage a Writing Deadline (Just Like a Pro) - 1:49
    • How To Overcome Perfectionism - 6:32
    • The 5 Rules of Successful Prolific Writers - 5:18
  • Bonuses
    • Claim Become a Writer Today: The Complete Series
    • How I Finally Learnt to Blog Consistently - 10:43
    • Two Proven Scrivener Templates
    • An Interview With New York Times Best-Selling Author James Clear
    • Your Grammarly Discount

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Self-Publish a Book on Amazon that Readers Love

Simple & Easy Ways to Self-Publish a Great Book

By Bryan Collins | in Online Courses

This is an intensive course in non-fiction writing for fun or profit which will help you succeed as a blogger, writer, or non-fiction author. Here, you will be introduced to ways to easily write non-fiction books, blog posts, articles, and more. Also, you will get help at every step of the way. At the end of this course, you will be on your way to becoming a successful non-fiction writer.

  • Access 10 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Master the craft skills quickly you need to publish your articles & posts
  • Get unique 'how to do it' templates you can use immediately to write non-fiction or blog posts that succeed
  • Gain one-to-one help with your non-fiction blog posts, articles or books

Bryan Collins | 6.8k followers on Medium

Bryan Collins is a nonfiction author, the founder and editor of Become a Writer Today and a columnist for Forbes. He offers new writers practical advice about writing, creativity, productivity and more. His work has also appeared on Fast Company, Lifehacker and Copyblogger. He has also written and has been featured on The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, and other well-known publications. He is also passionate about helping people accomplish more at work, and when he's not writing, he's weight-lifting or running.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Mastering Self-Publishing
    • Your Guide to The Three Act Structure - 11:17
    • Best Book Editing Software
    • Finding and Working With an Editor - 10:44
    • How to Self-Publish a Beautiful Looking Non-Fiction Book - 29:06
    • Creating Your First Audiobook
    • The Cost of Self-Publishing Your Book
  • Claim Your Free Books
    • The Art of Writing a Non-Fiction Book
    • The Art of Writing a Non-Fiction Book (audiobook)
    • How to Go From First Draft to Published Author
  • Bonuses and Discounts for Non-Fiction Authors
    • Discounts for Authors

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Writing - How To Easily Write A Great How To Book That Sells

Write Your Own High-Quality "How To" Book That Sells

By Dave Espino | in Online Courses

Have you ever wanted to write your own "How To" book but just weren't sure how to get started? Do you want to help thousands of people with your book but are nervous about the process? Want to earn a new, passive income with your "How To" book, but you seem to get "stuck" all along the way? If you want the benefits of writing your own book, then be sure to check out this exciting course because you will be introduced to a super simple system for writing your book in a quick, easy, and painless way.

  • Access 17 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Gain "expert" status among your prospective customers, audience & peers
  • Understand credibility & authority positioning
  • Learn how to add an additional stream of passive income
  • Help thousands of people with your message
Dave Espino | Udemy's Instructor Council
4.2/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

When it comes to online marketing and selling, Dave Espino believes you have found the right mentor in him. Most people like the lively and encouraging teaching style that he conveys as well as how gets right to the point and walks you, step-by-step through proven, real-world, proven strategies.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introduction To Writing Your How To Book
    • Introduction - 2:52
    • Let's Talk About Your "Why". - 3:44
    • Practical Exercise - What Is Your Why?
  • Your Book Title - The Number One Element To Writing A Book That Sells
    • Creating An Amazing Book Title That Sells - 5:23
    • Practical Exercise - Create Your Book Title That Sells
  • Three Fast & Easy Book Writing Methods
    • 3 Super Fast, Super Simple Book Writing Methods - 0:29
    • Method #1 - Traditional Method (With Faster Tweaks) - 8:24
    • Method #2 - Transcription Method (My Super Fast Method) - 3:21
    • Method #3 - Course Creation Method - 2:27
    • Practical Exercise - Choose A Simple Book Writing Method For Your Book
  • Quickie Books Your Can Write Within A Few Hours
    • 3 Faster Ways To Create Books That Build Your Authority Positioning - 3:29
  • Your Book Cover & Graphics
    • Your Book Cover - The Critical Importance Of Your Graphics - 3:27
    • Practical Exercise - Getting Your Book Cover Created
  • Writer's Block - What To Do About It And How To Prevent It
    • Preventing Writer's Block - What To Do If You Get Stuck - 2:40
    • A Step By Step Approach To Beating Writer's Block - 2:14
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  • Conclusion
    • Conclusion - 1:19

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Kindle Publishing Masterclass: Write & Publish Kindle Books

Build Passive Income & Monetize E-Books with Amazon Kindle

By Leon Chaudhari | in Online Courses

Would you like to know how to build a profitable Kindle business and write bestselling ebooks? Then this course is for you. In this course, you will be introduced to ways to plan, write, publish and successfully market Kindle books. You will also learn how to set up a Kindle business without having to write books yourself. Here, you will use the so-called outsourcing model.

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  • Access 58 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Write, format & promote your Kindle e-books
  • Create professional ebook covers or learn to outsource them
  • Build an Amazon Kindle Publishing business without having to write a book yourself
  • Keep using your books effectively & convert them into other types of content
  • Understand how to make money with no/low content Kindle books
Leon Chaudhari | Entrepreneur & Bestselling Udemy Instructor
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Leon Chaudhari's passion has always been to teach people like you everything he knows about business development, (online) marketing, automation, drop shipping, personal development, and other exciting topics. You can always expect only the best online video courses from him about setting up a profitable business, Facebook Ads, and more.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Welcome
    • Welcome
  • Developing A Great Book Idea
    • Developing a profitable book idea - step by step - 16:14
    • Researching your book title - 5:34
    • Bestseller Rank - 3:21
    • How long should a Kindle book be? - 3:49
    • Should you get into non-fiction or fiction books? - 2:37
    • 5 strategies for finding great keywords - 14:20
  • Writing an ebook yourself
    • Coming up with a basic structure and table of content - 5:08
    • Doing research on your book topic - 5:22
    • Setting daily writing goals - 4:13
    • Kindle book formatting and cover creation - 8:28
    • What are the next steps? - 3:50
    • Does the title AND subtitle have to be on the cover? - 2:55
    • Formatting your e-book and creating a book cover - guide - 4:58
    • What needs be in your imprint? - 5:29
    • 5 things you need to get before you publish your book - 4:48
    • Grammar and spelling errors - 4:29
    • Checklist for writing your first book - 5:53
  • Kindle Publishing
    • Why Kindle publishing? - 4:38
    • Uploading your ebook to Kindle - step by step - 14:20
    • Uploading your paperback to Kindle - step by step - 13:23
    • What a primary marketplace? - 3:25
    • What is expanded distribution? - 7:50
    • How to limit book sales (in terms of location) - 3:05
    • What are the right book formats? - 4:14
  • Outsourcing Your E-Book Online
    • How to build a business around Kindle with ghostwriters - 5:25
    • Why should you outsource your ebook? - 4:55
    • Fiverr - Outsourcing your first book on Fiverr - 7:14
    • Upwork - Outsourcing your first book on Upwork - 11:07
  • No/Low Content Books
    • What are no/low content books? - 2:42
    • 15 ideas for a no/low content book - 8:44
    • 5 things you need to do when publishing a no/low content books - 5:13
    • Cook books & how to earn money from them - 2:47
  • Collecting Reviews for Your Book
    • Allowing other people to download your Kindle ebooks for free - 3:05
    • Building a Facebook book review group - 3:15
    • Is it allowed to buy reviews? - 2:37
    • Is it allowed to exchange reviews? - 1:28
    • Book Clubs & why you shouldn't work together with many of them - 3:56
  • Kindle FAQ
    • Is Kindle the best way to sell your books online? - 2:42
    • What is Kindle unlimited? - 1:50
    • What are some alternatives to Amazon Kindle? - 6:23
  • Pre-Ordering Books & Promoting Them
    • Why should you work with pre-order products? - 2:02
    • How to add a pre-order product - 1:31
    • How to promote pre-orders (Manychat, test-readers and more) - 5:02
  • Digital Marketing Strategies for Kindle Publishing
    • 10 ways to promote your Kindle book after the launch - 9:27
    • Releasing free book chapters with Manychat - 14:03
    • Does it make sense to run Facebook ads for Kindle books? - 4:24
    • Running a Facebook traffic ad for your kindle book - 15:23
    • Running a viral video ad to promote your Kindle paperback book - 9:21
    • Ask other people to post selfies with your book to win a gift - 2:24
  • Building A Business Around Kindle
    • Building a profitable business by re-using content - 4:51
    • Selling Your Audiobooks via ACX - 6:43
    • ACX alternatives for more earnings - 6:10
    • Selling physical books online - 13:55
    • How to sell Kindle book content as articles to newspapers - 1:43
    • Monetising your Kindle content with Medium - 4:49
  • Taxes
    • Who takes care of VAT, sales tax etc.? - 1:36
    • Who is invoicing your readers? - 0:47

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Just Publish Your Book: Launch to Best Seller in Your First Week

Your 1-Hour Bootcamp to Publish Your First Book

By Sean Thompson | in Online Courses

What if you can not only become published but also become a celebrated Amazon Best Selling Author this year? Yes, it's possible with this mini publishing Bootcamp. This course will help you write a "sellable" copy, promote via Facebook and LinkedIn, publishing, and more. It covers writing, various platforms, and strategies that will help you succeed.

  • Access 17 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Understand the difference between traditional & self publishing
  • Raise your profile & increase your influence
  • Write a copy that will sell your book
  • Use LinkedIn, Facebook, & Google Ads to reach potential customers

Sean Thompson | Bestselling Author, Teacher & Coach

Sean is the author of the Amazon international bestseller, Creativity is Everything: Rethinking Technology, Schools & Humanity, and, more recently, the international bestseller in the children's genre, The Sharing Tree. He's founded a number of successful small-scale startups and been helping people develop creative skills through workshops, online and in-person for years.

Sean is a prolific workshop presenter, keynote speaker, an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Trainer certified in digital marketing centering on engagement, social media, planning & analytics. This is his self-proclaimed most ambitious project in terms of helping people, like you, achieve your dreams.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Getting Started
    • WEBINAR: The Overview - 5:07
    • Free Copy of Creativity is Everything: Rethinking Technology, Schools & Humanity
    • Welcome to the course - 0:48
    • Traditional vs. Self-publishing: What You Need to Know - 3:18
  • How To Become an Amazon #1 Ranked Author
    • Book Download 1
  • Bonus 1: Raise Your Profile, Increase Your Influence
    • Book Download 2
  • Course content
    • Write "Copy" That Will Sell Your Book - 2:32
    • Free Facebook Promotional Strategy - 2:08
    • Use LinkedIn to Reach Millions of Potential Customers - 1:45
    • Setting the Physical and Mental Stage for Success
    • A Quick Peek at the Amazon Cover Creator - 1:23
    • Support Menu if You Feel the Need for More Help
  • The Goods on Promotion
    • Reviews: The Lifeblood of Publishing
    • Digital Marketing Intro Video - 3:23
    • Next steps
    • Sales & Promotional Sites: Paid & Free
  • Set Up Your Successful Online Business: The Handbook
    • Book Download 3

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  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.