Write a Bestselling Non-Fiction Book In Less Than 20 Hours
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Write a Bestselling Non-Fiction Book In Less Than 20 Hours

You have a book inside you. Get started on sharing your unique story with the world today. Finish your book next week.
3.5 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
39 students enrolled
Created by Wilko Van De Kamp
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: $200
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 mins on-demand audio
  • 7 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Write a complete manuscript in a week using my proven system! 20 hours start to finish. No tricks, games or gimmicks!
  • Plan, structure, outline your book in its entirety.
  • Beat writer’s block and unleash the story inside of you! Explore new and unthought of topics for your writing.
  • Discover your book's purpose: understand your reasons and desires for writing a book.
  • Be able to call yourself an author.
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Requirements
  • No previous writing experience is required.
  • You need to have an existing business or career. Also, sufficient life or work experience is helpful when deciding on topics to be shared with the world, to be able to say something about your life or business, and a desire to share that with the world.
  • You should have an open mind and a desire to get your life, business and/or career to the next level.
Description

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:

  • Discover how to get started as an author.
  • Key strategies to structure your book to make it successful.
  • Crucial tips to make writing easier (and prevent the dreaded writers block)

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:

  • Content for the first chapter of your book.
  • Defined structure and outline for your entire book.
  • A real publication date for your print paperback book.

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?

Who is the target audience?
  • Our system works for any business person: Internet marketers, Network marketers, Entrepreneurs, Realtors, Life Coaches, Personal Development Enthusiasts, Self Improvement Bloggers, Web Publishers , Writers, Content Creators, and many more.
  • You should have a desire to take your career, business and/or life to the next level.
  • To ensure success, it's crucial to dedicate time to this course in order to create or improve the content of your writing.
  • This course will teach you how to write your first draft manuscript. It does not address publishing, self-publishing and/or selling your book.
  • Are you a new author? This course is designed for new authors to begin their journey by recognizing book ideas from previous business ventures and personal experiences.
  • Existing authors are welcome too! If you are looking to add to your portfolio, our proven system will give you the tools to accomplish this faster and better than ever!
  • This course focuses on non-fiction books, and is not necessarily intended for fiction books, children's books, etc.
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Curriculum For This Course
34 Lectures
02:27:18
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Welcome and congratulations
5 Lectures 17:08
What is this course?
00:28


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.

Preview 02:14

How to get the most out of this online module

How to get the most out of this module
13:23

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.

Download and print the course workbook
28 pages
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Getting started as an author
3 Lectures 07:53

An official welcome to this course, an introduction to the course materials as well as some ideas to consider before diving into this course.

Preview 03:39

Tips to get the most out of this course
00:32

Your First Steps To Becoming An Author
03:41

Take a quick, fun quiz to wrap up the first section.

Welcome quiz
7 questions
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Why should you write a book?
2 Lectures 07:53

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.

Preview 03:06

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.

Preview 04:47

Wrap up this section of the course with a quiz.

A different world
7 questions
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Planning your book
2 Lectures 03:07
Planning your book - introduction
00:22

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.

The structure of your book and what to write about
02:45
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Passion and purpose for your book
3 Lectures 15:21
Exercise: The Purpose for Your Book
07:11

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.

Finding and following your book's passion
04:07

Passion and purpose wrap up

Passion and purpose wrap up
04:03
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What to write about
4 Lectures 10:08

This exercise will help you come up with various ideas as to what you could write about. Make sure you have the workbook ready!

Writing Exercise: Discover what to write about
03:04

Discover more topics you can be writing about.

20 more things you could be writing about
00:57

This video will help you come up with various ideas as to what you could write about. Make sure you have the workbook ready!

Generating more ideas to write about
02:55

Additional suggestions on finding and creating content for your book.

What else you could be writing about
03:12
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Book planning wrap up
1 Lecture 02:57

To wrap up the planning phase of your book we'll have some homework for you!

Homework: Wrapping up the planning: get a date
02:57
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The Write a Book in a Week System
4 Lectures 19:28
Can you really write a book in a week?
00:52

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.

Write a Book in a Week: The System
03:22

Using the Write a Book in a Week system, writers block becomes an issue of the past.

Overcoming and preventing writers block
01:04

It's time to put into practice what you've just learned. Get your workbook ready for this writing exercise.

Writing exercise
14:10
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Book Structure - Case Study
3 Lectures 12:48

Learn the four steps of the Write a Book in a Week system. Don't miss the writing exercise in the previous lecture!

The four steps
04:09

I'll explain the system further using a real life example: my own number one international bestselling book The Freedom Project.

A real life example: The Freedom Project
05:22

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.

Homework: Wrap up the Write a Book in a Week System
03:17
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Writing Tips
3 Lectures 09:07

After completing the writing exercise, listen to these additional writing tips.

Some additional writing tips
02:14

Finding the time to write
03:24

Learn more about the editing process and how you can recycle your content for many other purposes.

The editing process and recycling content
03:29

Test your understanding of the Write a Book in a Week System with this short quiz.

The Write a Book in a Week System
11 questions
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About the Instructor
Wilko Van De Kamp
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4,299 Students
9 Courses
International Consultant, Bestselling Author, Photographer

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.