A Step-by-step Guide to Researching, Writing, Editing, Formatting, Publishing and Marketing Your Book.
Length 7.5 hours
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The Amazon Kindle Publishing Masterclass is the definitive resource on How to Self-publish an eBook
The course has been split up into 17 different modules, which I call the 17 ‘ings’ of Self-publishing, is over 7 hours in length and is continuously being developed (last updated: November 2016) !!!
Once you have watched this course, not only will you know how to write and publish your first book, but you will also have learned how it is possible to make a living, or at least a part-time income, from your writing.
Module One on QUESTIONING whether you should write a book or not
In this module, I attempt to help you answer the extremely important question of whether the writing and publishing of a book is the correct choice for you personally, by first asking a series of other questions, such as:
Why do you want to self-publish a book?
What type of books are you going to write?
How are you going to go about writing your book?
Are you in this for the long haul?
Are you able to write a series of books? (Literary Factors)
Are you able to write a series of books? (Commercial Factors)
Module Two on PLANNING the Writing of Your Book
In this module, I show you how you can easily create both a Strategic Plan and Your Daily Work Schedule with WorkFlowy, a simple to use online notebook for lists. Specifically, we shall look at:
The importance of planning in order to increase productivity
An overview of the online list tool, WorkFlowy
How to use WorkFlowy to create a long-term strategic plan
Writing part-time versus writing full-time
The importance of writing every day
How to use WorkFlowy to create a daily work schedule
Module Three on BUILDING your Writer Platform
This module looks at the importance of building an online presence and ultimately creating a direct relationship with your readers; in short your Writer Platform. Specifically, we shall cover:
The building of your Brand
The building of your Author Website
The building of a Mailing List
Module Four on the RESEARCHING of your Book
In this module, I take a look at the researching of your topic or genre, to see if it is commercially viable. Specifically, we shall look at:
Researching the type of books that are selling well in your niche or sub-genre
Researching the categories and sub-categories in your niche or sub-genre
Researching the factors that help make a bestseller in your niche or sub-genre
Researching the best selling authors in your niche or sub-genre
Researching keyword phrases in your niche or sub-genre
Module Five on Writing your Book
In this module, I discuss the writing process; from the initial idea right through to completing the first draft, as well as the importance of writing quickly. Specifically, I shall look at:
The Writing Process
The importance of writing quickly
Factors that have increased the speed of my writing
Scrivener and why it is a must for all self-published authors
The importance of researching your book and the rules of the genre
Researching characters and settings within Scrivener
The importance of outlining – Are you a Pantser or a Plotter?
Why an Elevator Pitch is still good practice
Mapping out your scenes and chapters
Distraction free writing in Scrivener
Setting daily writing targets
Project Statistics in Scrivener
Project Targets in Scrivener and Write or Die 2
Why it is important to remember that the first draft doesn’t have to be perfect
Module Six on the POLISHING of your manuscript
This module looks at what you need to do once you have finished writing that first draft. Specifically, we shall look at:
How to rewrite your first draft
The rules of writing
The elements of a story
Module Seven on the EDITING of your book
In this module, I discuss the different types of editing that your book should go through before it is ready to be published. I also go through my own editing process in detail and what you can do if you are
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