My Author Pro courses, services, and free guides are designed to make your writing and publishing adventure as easy as possible, whether your goal is to traditionally or independently publish. These are the courses that I wish had been available to me!
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If you already have an established online image, this service is for you!
I’ll audit your online presence, considering best practices, consistency, and professional use across multiple platforms. In addition to a website check, you can choose four other sites or social media platforms for review, like your profile on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram or your Goodreads or Amazon Author Central page. Learn more here . . .
A comprehensive discussion of the pros & cons of independent, hybrid, and traditional publishing, along with a step-by-step approach or blueprint that will allow you to successfully publish your book independently. We’ll cover everything from business concerns to ebooks, paperbacks, audiobooks and much, much more! View the details here . . .
Yes, you can promote your books with traditional media!!
Learn how to find and connect with local, regional, and statewide media outlets in order to be featured in newspapers & magazines or on television & radio stations. I’ll teach you strategies for finding an attention-grabbing hook and building a professional media kit, including a well-written press release, book information sheet, and more! Learn more here . . .
We’ll discuss why audiobooks can be a great way to expand your author revenue stream and examine the pros and cons of the two most popular production and distribution companies, ACX and Findaway Voices. You’ll get a detailed examination of the costs of each production method and the production timeline process along with tips on how to select your narrator, prepare your script, market your audiobook when you’re done and much more. Learn more here . . .
How you present yourself online is a key component to your success as an author.
The first impression people form about you will often come from digital sources like your website, social media accounts, book sales’ websites, blog and more. In this in-depth course you’ll learn how to create an engaging, professional, and consistent online image across multiple platforms. Learn more here . . .
Learn how to set up and utilize five different social media platforms, focusing on guidelines for authors. We’ll cover Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Plus, we’ll review management tools to help you stay on top of your social media presence. Learn more here . . .
Learn how to utilize Amazon Author Central and your author profiles at other online retailers & book distributors. View the course here . . .
We all want a shiny gold sticker for our book cover! With more and more writing contests popping up every day, learn how to determine which contests are reputable, whether entry fees are acceptable, and how to make the most of an award win. View the course here . . .
Good query letter writing seems like a mysterious process, but it needn’t be! In truth, writing a query letter is rather formulaic. I’ve split the process into ten manageable steps, so you can create a letter that will stand out from all the others.
More courses will be added each quarter, so please check back!