Sell More Books on Amazon with these 5 Best Seller Secrets!

Amazon's, "Look Inside" option lets readers view the first pages of your book. Hook them with 5 best selling secrets!
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 34 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Don't let Amazon's "Look Inside" option kill your book sales. Use these 5 simple secrets all the Amazon best selling authors use to hook their readers!

As an Amazon author, researcher, and student of story structure, I've come to notice significant trends in the differences between mediocre book sales and reviews, and the sales of the top echelon authors.

I've concluded best-selling authors tend to follow a predefined format when delivering the opening of their story to readers and now you can too, and without major editing changes to your current story.

This predefined format consists of story structure elements that are designed to engage and hook the reader from the onset of the story and keep them reading.

Through lecture and video examples, I walk you through each element providing a clear delivery of what should and shouldn't be included in the beginning of your story using actionable examples that you can use immediately - and I do this in around 30 thirty minutes.

What are the requirements?

  • A basic knowledge of fiction writing
  • a basic understanding of the elements of story structure

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will have a clear and actionable understanding of what best-selling authors use in the opening of their stories and how you can use these elements in your own writing.
  • The bonus newspaper method will teach you a system for compiling a never ending list of character and plot ideas.

Who is the target audience?

  • beginner and intermediate writers
  • aspiring writers
  • writers who struggle with how to open their stories
  • writers with a basic understanding of character, conflict, and setting

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Open Your Story Like a New York Times Best Selling Author

A course introduction and summary of lectures.


One of the most important elements in your story is your character. This video provides the basic elements writers need to design well rounded characters.


It's crucial to have a setting that is accurate in geography. This video explains why and how.


Beyond the opening hook, the dramatic question is the driving force that keeps your reader reading. This video explains the what, and why of the dramatic question.


An eye opening list of questions your readers shouldn't have to ask themselves while reading your story.

Section 2: Bonus Section

All writers find it difficult to create new ideas and characters from time to time. This method provides a backlog of unique character and plot ideas.

Surprise Bonus Coupon! - Short Story Romance Book 1
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Instructor Biography

Mike Dickson, Published Author, Skilled Researcher, and Entrepreneur

Michael M Dickson is a published author, skilled researcher, and entrepreneur.

He creates courses on story structure, entrepreneurship, and the WordPress platform having successfully taught thousands of people his unique techniques in each area.

You can reach him at his website below where you can sign up to receive free ebooks and advice on creating and running your own online business and writing.

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