How to begin (and maintain) your career as a writer

Are about to begin your career as a writer? This course explores the aspects of what’s involved with launching a book (both traditional and self-published) and the habits that allow you to not only begin but sustain your writing career.

   267 students completed this course

   83% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: John Robin


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83% of students recommend

“Interesting course. Good tips on the entire process of publishing.”

“Even though I’m a Middle Grade historical and Biblical fiction writer, this class was definitely helpful as I move towards publication next year!”


Course plan

Lesson 1. The Realities (vs. Fantasies) of Being Published
Lesson 2. The Most Important Steps to Take Before You Publish Your Book
Lesson 3. How to Connect with Readers
Lesson 4. The Most Effective Habits to Give You Momentum for Launching Your Book
Lesson 5. How to Balance Writing a Great Book with the Energy Needed for Marketing
Lesson 6. Big Lessons to Learn from Publishing Your First Book
Lesson 7. Learning from Your Readers after Publication
Lesson 8. What to Write Next
Lesson 9. Preparing for Your Next Book Launch
Lesson 10. The Big Picture
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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