“5 Essential Reasons for Coaches to Write a Book” helps coaches understand why they need to write a book from the perspective of Branding, Marketing, Positioning, Reputation, and Celebrity Status
“10 Ways to Develop Characters” is a how-to book about creating characters. Fiction writers want well-developed, realistic characters in their stories. This book helps you develop characters in 10 different ways, from understanding what character development is to troubleshooting characters. Learning about Archetypes and doing Character Sketches can help quickly develop deep characters. Discovering how to use Character Arcs and adding Secrets to characters help integrate the characters into plots with some intriguing tension. Characters that are Real help readers relate to them. It also helps to understand the different Roles. Stories are written from a Point of View, which helps us understand how our characters work within a story. Plots and characters must interact with each other. Understanding their relationship is a big part of developing a character. Lastly, when characters don’t work, we need to be able to troubleshoot and fix them. This book has a lot of information packed into it. Please note that there is a companion e-course that will help you absorb and put these ideas into play.
Course also available. “12 Steps to Publishing: Workbook” was designed to help beginning or seasoned writers to go from concept to finished book, plus marketing. This is a workbook, which means it helps you take action after learning what you need to do in response to each of the 12 steps, which include: • Get Clear on What You’re Writing • Establish Writing Habits • Learn Good Interviewing Skills • What Goes in the Front Pages • Learn How to Legally Use Other People’s Material in Your Book • Copyrighting Your Book • Designing Your Book • Finishing Your Book • Find Your Publishing Mode • Creating Your Book Marketing Plan • Promotional Quotes and Other Ideas • Learn to Publish Your Book Testimonial: Connie Gave Me Direction and Inspiration I have always wanted to write a book, but did not know how and where to start; Connie gave me direction and inspiration. I didn’t have the time to work on my two books, a children’s book and a gluten free cookbook. I am almost done with the children’s book and I am in the reviewing stage with the cookbook. The children’s book is published, the cookbook is in the reviewing stage, and I’m working on another book. – Helen Chin Lui
A launch can mean something different to different people. If you are published traditionally, the launch is the day the book arrives at bookstores. However, being independently published, the launch is a date you decide to launch your marketing for your book. For most independent publishers, the book arrives on Amazon quickly, depending on which on-demand print publishers.
With traditional publishing, it is imperative that your launch take place quickly. As little as 10 days of poor sales in the book store, the store may ship it back to the distributor. At that point, your launch has fizzled. Developing your launch plan well in advance is mandatory for a traditionally published book.
It is, therefore, wise of indie published authors to get their marketing underway before the book is actually available. Although there are various reasons why this often doesn’t happen with indie publishing, there should be some pre-planning.
In this book, there are two standard modes of launching your book. This is not a comprehensive step-by-step approach, but it is a beginning place to look at what goes into the launch phase of book publishing.
Book, designed to explain the parts of a book within its design, as well as giving information about writing and self-publishing. This book is intended to take you through the different processes needed to write a book.
Children’s Book Illustration Guide for the Non-Traditional Creator: Four Techniques from a Crafter’s Point of View $20
This book teaches you how to illustrate using craft methods rather than fine art. These methods are more reachable for many who want to illustrate their own book. There are four different types of techniques discussed in this book.
The “Children’s Book Writing System” is part of the “Behind the Scenes with Connie” series. This 30-Day Challenge Workbook is filled with information, journal pages, and worksheets, which all help you write your children’s book. From concept to marketing, this workbook is designed to take you step-by-step to write your book – whether you publish indie or traditionally.
This book was designed for authors to help them create their own timeline for writing, publishing, and marketing their book. Authors will learn how to estimate the time it takes for every process from concept through marketing. You will also discover all the processes involved in developing your book. Building a timeline can help you stay on-track. It will also help you set goals. Breaking down your book project into five major sections can help you keep focused. If you are a Traditionally Published Author, you can use the information in this book to help keep you on time for all your deadlines. If you are an Indie Published Author, this information can help you budget your time wisely and keep you moving through the processes of writing, editing, formatting, publishing, and marketing.
CREATING MAGIC .99 Kindle Series
This book shows you how to turn Word™ into a tool to make sure the children’s stories you are writing stays at the reading level for which you intend for it to be. It also talks about all the different types of children’s books that you might write.
Creating Magic: Eight Steps to Assure Your Vocabulary Stays at the Right Grade Level is a good book for anyone writing children’s books. It tells you word count for the entire book for the different types of books. You also can learn how many words should be the maximum words in a sentence for different age groups.
If you are writing a children’s book, these are important things that children’s book writers should know!
This book covers information about wands, potions, and spells for use in fictional pieces. Since magick is a “real” experience for many who practice earth-based religions, it is important to represent these in an authentic manner. We also know that magic or magick plays a large piece in many fantasy novels. This book will help educate you and give you some resources so that you can more accurately portray using these items in your work.
In Creating Magic: How to Illustrate with Puppets, you will learn how to create your characters in three-dimensional. What are the options for fabrics to use to create your puppets. You will learn how to make a puppet without a pattern. How to make a puppet with covered Styrofoam head. Learn how to make Resin Eyes or find eyes on line with links to retailers. There are also links to YouTube videos to make Blinking Mechanical Eyes.
It is a myth that only non-fiction writers need to do research, there are lots of areas where fiction writers should research. As fiction authors, we want our material to be credible, factual when we are using actual facts, and believable. There are many ways to gather our research. This book will help guide you into using some of these methods.
Creating Magic: $.99
Building a FantCreating Magic: Secrets to Making Characters Real helps you develop characters that are well-developed, believable, and real. Writing fiction depends highly on the development on characters. Since most readers’ decision about whether a book is good or not depends on whether the characters made them care about what took place within the story. This book is volume 2 in a series of 10 Kindle books, including such topics as: how to use meditation, ritual, and dreams for developing book ideas; eight steps to assure your vocabulary stays at the right grad level; how to develop storytelling skills and use them in your writing; how to turn statements into stories; five reasons to research; 12 questions that build a fantasy world; how to use wands, potions and spells in fiction; how to illustrate with quilts; how to illustrate with puppets.asy or Fictional World of any kind can be daunting. However, there are about 12 basic questions that you can answer that will help you build this world. This book explains what these 12 Questions are, plus some other elements. The last chapter takes you through answering these 12 questions and considering some other elements. When you have completed these items and written them all down, of course, your fictional or fantasy world will be set up ready for you to add characters and plots.
Creating Magic: Secrets to Making Characters Real helps you develop characters that are well-developed, believable, and real. Writing fiction depends highly on the development on characters. Since most readers’ decision about whether a book is good or not depends on whether the characters made them care about what took place within the story. This book is volume 2 in a series of 10 Kindle books, including such topics as: how to use meditation, ritual, and dreams for developing book ideas; eight steps to assure your vocabulary stays at the right grad level; how to develop storytelling skills and use them in your writing; how to turn statements into stories; five reasons to research; 12 questions that build a fantasy world; how to use wands, potions and spells in fiction; how to illustrate with quilts; how to illustrate with puppets.
In this book, you’ll learn how to take a statement, such as a value statement or lesson and turn it into a story. Characters and Plot are always important, but when you start with a statement, you become intentional about making this a central part of the theme of a story. This book helps walk you through how to do this.
This book helps you learn to tell a story. Learning the skills of telling a good story can then help you understand how stories go together. Obviously, you need to know the parts of a story, because to know the parts helps you keep track of “what happens next.”
Learning the building blocks of a story definitely helps you create a story. If you can dismantle a story, you can rebuild it. If you can rebuild a story, then you have the tools needed to create a new story. Add a little magic, like pixie dust, and a new story can live its own life on and off paper!
Creating Magic: How to Use Meditation, Rituals, and Dreams for Developing Book Ideas helps you find those elusive book ideas through the use of meditation, rituals, and dreams. Tools for accessing our unconscious mind – meditation, ritual, and dreams – aid us in tapping the power of our own mind to do what our conscious mind often is too overloaded to do: develop book ideas. This book is volume 1 in a series of 10 Kindle books, including such topics as: secrets to making characters real; eight steps to assure your vocabulary stays at the right grad level; how to develop storytelling skills and use them in your writing; how to turn statements into stories; five reasons to research; 12 questions that build a fantasy world; how to use wands, potions and spells in fiction; how to illustrate with quilts; how to illustrate with puppets.
This book is about how to use quilts to illustrate your book or create a cover. If you want to create in fabric rather than in watercolors, this book is a good guide on how to do this. If Fiber and Fabric are more your artistic tools, then you will find enough information in this book to help you create a “Story Quilt” or a decorative quilt.
Wonder how to make your advertising budget stretch? Learn how to write press releases that capture your readers’ interest, bring in more clients/customers, and populate your events. This books covers everything you need to write stellar Press Releases.
The Celebrity Authorpreneur: From Entrepreneur Coach to Celebrity Authorpreneur Coach $2.99 (Kindle Only)
The Celebrity Authorpreneur was written with the Professional Coach in mind, of course, any Entrepreneur can use this information to become the Celebrity Authorpreneur that you were meant to be.
As a published author, you become the Celebrity Authorpreneur, which allows you to rise to the top of your industry, raise your rates, and cash in on media attention for interviews and speaking engagements.
This book will help you optimize writing, publishing, and marketing your book, yourself, and you business. Understanding some of the best ways to market a book combined with incorporating or expanding your branding. It is always important to consider your branding when you are adding something to your business, such as a published book or a series of published books.
As an entrepreneur, you are likely used to planning out your marketing for products and services. With a book, there are a few things that might be new, such as taking a podcast tour, where you get interviewed by podcast owners in your industry.