The Book Coach's Secrets is a workbook guide to completing a book, self-publishing with CreateSpace, DIY marketing, and accomplishing your writing goals. This book started out as a collection of printed lessons on writing, publishing, and marketing I kept in a binder exclusively for my book coaching clients. Now it is available to you. Education is an investment in yourself. You'll be ahead of the game with years' worth of knowledge packed into this organized guide. Take a look inside.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART 1 ~ THE WRITING PROCESS
Chapter 1You want to write a book?
Chapter 2Dealing with writer’s block
Chapter 3Finding the time to write
Chapter 4How to copyright your writing and create the copyright page in your book
Chapter 5How to actually finish that book you’re writing
PART 2 ~ SELF-PUBLISHING
Chapter 6From hobby to small business
Chapter 7Networking – connections, relationships, and how to help other authors
Chapter 8Why I chose self-publishing and CreateSpace
Chapter 9How to self-publish with CreateSpace
Chapter 10How much does it cost to publish a book?
Chapter 11What should you price your book?
Chapter 12How many books should you order?
PART 3 ~ DIY MARKETING
Chapter 13Setting up for sales and success (prep for events)
Chapter 14The dos and don’ts of selling your book in person
Chapter 15How to get your books in stores
Chapter 16Sales expectations
Chapter 17What makes books sell well?
Chapter 18The joys and hardships of doing book signings
Chapter 19The realities of being an author
Chapter 20How to be a successful author
Chapter 21You need a website
Chapter 22Building your brand
Chapter 23Marketing your self-published book (general info)
Chapter 24Targeted marketing (finding local and relevant resources)