Would you like to end your daily grind by taking your career, business and life to the next level?
In this course, Wilko van de Kamp shares his story of becoming a bestselling author. You'll learn all the perks that come with having the title "author" added to your resume. After his first book got published, Wilko got asked the same question time and time again: how did you do it? When his book ended up on the bestseller list, the frequency of that question increased. How did he do it?
In this course, Wilko has turned his writing experience into a proven method. Through engaging video and interactive exercises you'll discover:
At the end of this course, you'll be well on your way to finishing your first manuscript. You'll leave with the following take-aways:
You have a book inside of you. It's time to get started on sharing your unique story with the world today. All it takes is to get started, and take that first step on your author journey. Wilko will teach you how to finish your entire draft manuscript in under 20 hours total. Are you ready to make your dream of writing a book a reality?
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only read one page ~ Ernest Hemingway
Thank you, and congratulations on joining Write a Book in a Week. I'm excited to share my story and experience in writing my book - and help you along getting yours done, too!
Writing and publishing a book is a dream of many. I want to congratulate you on taking action to making your dreams come true. You will soon learn the many benefits from being a published author. Benefits for your career, income, and your life as a whole. And benefits for the many lives you can impact through the power of a published book.
How to get the most out of this online module
Download and print the workbook: right click and select “save target as” or “download as”. We will use the workbook for several exercises as we go through the course material.
The exercises in the workbook will be referenced from the course videos. You'll get as much out of this course as you put into it.
An official welcome to this course, an introduction to the course materials as well as some ideas to consider before diving into this course.
Take a quick, fun quiz to wrap up the first section.
We're living in a different world today, and many businesses and business people are struggling because they're not adapting to this changed world.
Learn, alongside a case study, why becoming a published author can have such life-changing effects for your business, career and life as a whole.
Wrap up this section of the course with a quiz.
We're starting to put together the foundation of your book. What is the structure of your book going to look like, and what are you going to write about.
A series of exercises will help you discover what you are most passionate about, which will help you to determine possible topics to write about.
Passion and purpose wrap up
This exercise will help you come up with various ideas as to what you could write about. Make sure you have the workbook ready!
Discover more topics you can be writing about.
This video will help you come up with various ideas as to what you could write about. Make sure you have the workbook ready!
Additional suggestions on finding and creating content for your book.
To wrap up the planning phase of your book we'll have some homework for you!
Introduction to the Write a Book in a Week system. Good books are structured in a way that make them a success. Once you know the system you can write a book in one week.
This step will help create the outline and content for your book.
Using the Write a Book in a Week system, writers block becomes an issue of the past.
It's time to put into practice what you've just learned. Get your workbook ready for this writing exercise.
Learn the four steps of the Write a Book in a Week system. Don't miss the writing exercise in the previous lecture!
I'll explain the system further using a real life example: my own number one international bestselling book The Freedom Project.
To wrap up the Write a Book in a Week system we have some homework for you to get the most out of this module.
After completing the writing exercise, listen to these additional writing tips.
Learn more about the editing process and how you can recycle your content for many other purposes.
Test your understanding of the Write a Book in a Week System with this short quiz.
WILKO VAN DE KAMP is the author of #1 international best seller “The Freedom Project“. He's also an award-winning photographic artist, and professional world traveler. His inspiration comes from traveling all over the world. He calls the Canadian Rocky Mountains his “home", and the rest of the world his “office". He has been capturing our wonderful planet, and it's beautiful inhabitants, for more than half his life. Wilko has spent his life traveling the world to capture awe-inspiring images for those who wouldn't see them otherwise – and to inspire others to embark on their journey of a lifetime. Through his art, writing and appearances as a keynote speaker he enjoys sharing his colorful experiences with the world.