No time to travel? On a tight budget?
I just started a series of online courses for writers high on motivation and low on funds. Because I know what it feels like to miss out on a course I’d love to take due to lack of funds, I’m keeping the prices low so they’ll be accessible to everyone .
Question Me a Novel: First Thoughts to First Draft – Get ready for NaNoWriMo and take your novel from the seed of an idea to a completed first draft.
Building Your Author Website: A Guidebook for Beginners – If you have a small budget and are a little (or more than a little) intimidated by WordPress, this step-by-step course for beginners will help you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to build and maintain your own author website. Starts 11/1/17 but open for preregistration.
Book Marketing with MailChimp for Authors: A Beginner’s Guide for Authors – Learn to use MailChimp to build an email list, create an automated email sequence, create attractive author newsletters, and more. Starts 11/15/17 but open for preregistration.
Sell Your Books, Not Your Soul: Book Marketing and Promotion for the Rest of Us – If you’re an introvert, book marketing may never be your favorite thing, but it doesn’t have to be a chore. You can build an author platform and connect with readers using your individual strengths and interests. Starts 12/1/17 but open for preregistration.
Spinning Straw Into Gold: Revising and Editing Your Novel – Learn a multi-layered approach to strengthen story structure, deepen characters, sharpen dialogue, heighten tension, tighten and polish your prose, and just plain make your book better. Starts 12/15/17 but open for preregistration.
Supercharge Your Writing – I’m looking for a few good crime fiction writers (mystery, thriller, suspense, or literary) to join me on a journey toward excellence. We’ll deconstruct top contemporary crime novels and learn story structure, dialogue, exposition, subtext, and more. Want to come along? Starts 1/1/18 but open for preregistration.