CEO of Bohlsen Group, Vicki Bohlsen, discusses the differences in the publicity approach when an author is an Independently published author vs. a traditionally published author.
After the countdown, self-publishers need a loud, raucous liftoff, with plenty of coverage followed by events that keep their momentum going strong. This two part webinar will explain some detailed steps to take before the launch, during the unveiling and after the debut to make sure the trees used to make the books don't fall quietly in the forest. Part one includes:
• Creating press kit;
• Securing early reviews;
• Developing social media strategy:
• Planning / producing ancillary materials:
• Planning and holding the official launch party
Writing Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan discusses the 5 w's to consider to help ground a reader.
Writing Coach and editor, David Colin Carr, walks through the process of working with an editor and stresses that it is a relationship, one that has give and take.
Author David Corbett, talks about moments of profound emotion, and how that can play into great characters.
The treatment is a tool used by Hollywood writers to provide a compelling overview of a story prior to writing or revising it. It's as useful as a marketing device as it is as a diagnostic tool, and some treatments have even sold for millions of dollars. Based on his bestselling book, Writing Treatments that Sell, Dr. Atchity will show you what a treatment is and what you need to know about its essential elements in order to add it immediately to your arsenal of professional writing tools.
Author Paula Brown provides tips on how to write New Age books so that they appeal to a larger audience. It's great advice for any author writing something with the hope of expanding to a wider audience base.
Author Mary Knippel shares the impact that writing has in her life and how it helps her cope with the challenges in her life. Writing can be about more than selling books. It's restorative and healing.
Learn five powerful mindset hacks to overcome writer's block and write your novel.
In this webinar Nina Amir, author, coach, editor, and publishing consultant, will talk to you about how to write short books fast, including tip books, booklets, and blogged books. Discover how to repurpose your written material while producing salable products--even ebooks!
Today more than ever, editors and literary agents are looking for that non-fiction book that has legs. As a writer, you don't want to blow your chances but querying without a strong book proposal. Carol Hoenig will take you through the steps of how to put together an eye-catching book proposal for that agent or editor. This multi-award winner, who has helped several authors secure agents and book deals by helping them with their book proposals, will walk you through the steps of creating a book proposal.
Writing a great book can be a first step to an even larger creative presence for authors. Listen in as successful indie author, Rhiannon Frater, shares her story of getting her book optioned for a film.
Author and PR expert Jim O'Connor has been writing for more than 30 years… listen in as he shares his own process for moving from writing articles to books and from non-fiction books to fiction books.
Forensic RN and author Serita Stevens talks about the differences between writing for a book and writing for television and film.
Forensic RN and author Serita Stevens talks about the differences between writing for a book and writing for screen and ways to portray those differences.