How to Write, Publish and Market Your Novel
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- By applying the tools learned from this workshop to writing, marketing and publishing, it will guide you to earn a living with the craft of writing.
- Have a desire to create, publish and market a novel and earn income.
Make a Living Writing! This course is designed to inspire your creativity in writing, to engage you in the possibility of traditional publication, and to offer strategic innovative proven techniques in marketing to a global digital world, all so that you, the writer, can earn a living in the craft. We've put together years of research and study in the industry, combined with countless hours of instruction in to an instructional course designed to share expert knowledge in an applicable way. Whether you're a novice writer or you've written and self published, this course can help you get to the next level of success. We've put together applicable approaches to assist you with searching for a Literary Agent to understanding what's expected of you in regards to marketing after publication. As always, we have alternate class instruction on each separate segment, so if you have any questions post this instruction, you are welcome to ask those questions or receive further instruction by contacting us directly.
- Every writer who wants to benefit from a seasoned industry professional who has learned how to avoid the pitfalls associated with not understanding the complexities of publication and marketing.
Publishers want to know if your book is Fiction or Non - Fiction. They want to know if you understand the sub genre and it's elements necessary to make your novel marketable. This Lecture examines what that entails and the information required for word count per genre. Before you write, it's important to know what you want to write. (For instance: If you write Fantasy, you will need to know you must have at least an 80,000 word count and have a unique world that you've built)
When a writer begins to plot out or "prance" a book, they must first think of the "Style" of writing they want to do. Whether it's first person narrative, third person, or expository, a writer has to determine their best craft. Once you determine what you want to write, you can then determine the characteristics of that style to make sure that you cover those in what you write. This segment covers how to write and how to inspire you to create content that is sellable in todays marketplace.
In this segment we talk about what the difference is between a writer who plots or prances. We give you real applicable tools to outline your work. We also discuss character development. For first time authors, my suggestions would be to write your characters down, including the way they appear to you. Then write characteristics of those characters. Then write events you could see those characters engaging in. Finally begin to write obstacles they might face, or misunderstandings they might encounter. This segment also covers editing and reviews.
When you finish your novel and you've already put together your synopsis, your query letter and your biography, now it's time to get your publishing kit together. This segment explains the difference between Traditional Publication, Indie Publishing and Self Publishing. I also explain the fundamental truth that the industry and thereby the readers who are becoming more informed daily, regard a non edited piece of uploaded work industry sub standard.
This segment goes over the salability of publishing your novel through traditional venues, (big 5 Publishing houses) or Indie publishing. When you have to make a decision on what's best for you, it's best to know all your options so that you can make an informed decision.
By now you have written your novel, and you have decided which path to take with publishing. Whether you've Indie published or Traditionally published, one thing is key: you must be responsible for your own success. We examine what should be in your marketing kit, and the expectations you need to have about your involvement in your own success.