Writing Mastery – How To Write A Book And Publish It

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You have a book in you. It’s time to let it out! 


Course Description

Why you should take this course?

Writing a book is one of the most rewarding experiences of a lifetime. That’s why 82% of Americans say they want to write a book someday. If you’re ready to be one of the few who starts and finishes your book (even if you don’t yet know what it’s about), this course is for you.

What is this course about? What to expect from this course?

Whether you know what you want to write about or just feel called (or urged) to write something, this course will

  • Get Your Book Started
  • Get Your Book Written
  • Get Your Book Right
  • Get Your Book Published
  • Get Your Book Read

How? By giving you…

  • Surefire techniques to spark new concepts, new content and new idea.
  • Dynamic tools to get you started and keep you writing.
  • Solid pointers to get you past your first draft and produce a polished manuscript.
  • Practical publishing advice to help you get your book out into the world — either as a printed book, an ebook or both
  • Simple but effective marketing strategies to get your book into readers’ hands
  • Compelling inspiration to keep you motivated, committed and impassioned from conception through publication and beyond

It doesn’t matter whether you write fiction or nonfiction. It doesn’t matter what genre you write in. It doesn’t matter what your preferred theme or topic is. It doesn’t even matter if you know what your book is about yet. The instruction, inspiration, tools and techniques offered in How to Write A Book and Get it Published (Even If You Don't Know What It's About) will show you how easy it can be to become the published author you’ve always dreamed of being.

Who should take this course?

  • Seasoned writers in any medium or genre who are ready to write their first book…or to write their next book more easily
  • Novice writers in any field who seek to share their experience, wisdom and/or stories in book form
  • Anyone who feels called or has been urged to write a book, even if they don’t yet have a topic or theme
  • Writers at any level of experience who need help completing a work-in-progress, refining a manuscript into publishable form, getting a finished book published or promoting their published book effectively.

What are the prerequisites for taking this course?

There are no prerequisites for this course. No previous writing experience is required.

Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction
Welcome 03:08
Facebook Mastermind Group
You Have A Book In You! 03:59
Your “Write Own Book In 5 Easy Steps” Workbook
Take The First Step 06:53
Module 2: Get It Started
Follow This Radical Rule! 03:37
Guess What? Your Book Is Already Finished! 02:29
“Meet” Your Book 09:17
Put Your Book In The Driver’s Seat 02:20
Do You Know What Your Book Is About? 02:26
What Makes A Good Book Idea? 01:45
Why You Can Forget What Publishers Want 03:40
Which Sells Better? Fiction or Nonfiction? 06:20
Top Tips For Dreaming Up Your Perfect Plot, Subject or Theme 12:10
Make Sure Your Idea Is Original 03:27
Don’t I Need An Outline? 10:10
How I Birthed My Books 04:57
Birthing Your Book: “The MoonQuest Method” 17:50
Module 3: Get It Written
Tools Of The Trade 09:17
Write Your Book More Easily Than You Could Ever Imagine 06:53
You’ll Never Get Stuck With These Surefire Tips! 11:03
Let’s Dive In: The Muse Stream In Action 07:04
Make The Time To Write 09:44
Top Tips For Distraction-Free Writing 10:38
How To Find The Discipline You Don’t Think You Have 05:27
Set Yourself Up For Success! 05:35
It Doesn’t Matter How You Start...Just Start! 06:52
Embrace The Chaos! 05:05
Take Risks! 02:50
Write What You Know (It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does) 03:53
What About Research? 05:54
Get To Know The Worlds Of Your Book 03:17
Bring Your Book’s People To Life 03:11
Bring Your Book’s Places To Life 03:25
You Don’t Have To Feel Overwhelmed 03:22
Are You Writing Yet? 02:28
Create A Working Title (And Why You Should) 03:32
Create A Working Cover (And Why You Should) 01:55
Does Your Book Need Illustrations? 02:22
Should You Write Under A Pen Name? 08:04
The Easiest Way To Learn Your Writing Craft 02:19
Module 4: Get It Right
Discover The “Vision” In Revision 09:16
Why Editing Is Critical To Your Book’s Success 03:59
Tips For Entering Into The Spirit Of Revision 03:24
20 Tips For Editing Your Manuscript 09:58
Get Your Manuscript Critiqued With These 5 Tips 02:27
Are You Really Finished? 05:06
You’re Still Not Finished 08:28
Rejected? Don’t Be Dejected! 05:11
Module 5: Get It Published
What Are Your Publishing Options? 11:41
How To Get Your Book Picked Up By A Literary Agent and/or Publisher 05:30
Self-Publish As An eBook 08:26
Self-Publish In Print 05:33
Why Not Self-Publish In Both Digital And Print? 05:02
Get Yourself A Killer Cover 06:54
Don’t Ignore Your Back Cover! 08:00
Get Yourself An Irresistible Title 05:57
Get Distributed 06:21
Module 6: Get It Read
Your Book’s Marketing & Promotion Starts With You! 03:07
Start Promoting Your Book Before You Publish 03:17
Online Marketing 14:28
Offline Marketing 10:22
Other Marketing 03:36
Start Promoting Your Next Book Now! 02:10
Module 7: The World Beyond Your Book
Supplementary Material
Endings & Beginnings 07:10

Instructor Details

Mark David Gerson

Mark David Gerson, “The Birthing Your Book Guru,” is the award-winning creator of The Q’ntana Trilogy books and movies and the author of more than a dozen critically acclaimed books. A highly sought-after speaker, coach, editorial consultant and media guest, Mark David electrifies individuals around the world with his inspiring stories and motivational talks and seminars.

You have a book in you. It’s time to let it out!