In On Writing, Stephen King describes the moment when every writer reads something that’s been published and realizes it’s total garbage. And if that garbage was good enough to go in a book, surely their garbage can survive out there in the wild, with real readers and everything.
These days, it’s the easiest it’s ever been to self-publish, assuming you’re willing to do the work. But how do you even get started? This set of online courses is dedicated to self-publishing e-books. It’s a straightforward way to get expert guidance, and it’s only $25 for all seven courses. Here’s what’s included:
Amazon is the world’s biggest marketplace for e-books, so if you want to get your book in the hands of your soon-to-be-loyal fans, you’re going to want to make sure it’s available on that platform. This Kindle publishing guide helps you through marketing, researching competitors, and deciding if you want to go exclusive. It includes 32 lectures, and one hour of content, available to you for life (in case your grand book plans get put on hold).
Kindle e-book formatting
Writing the book is only 90% of the battle. And a big part of that last 10% is formatting. Nobody is going to want to read your masterpiece if all the text is jumbled or the margins don’t work. This course will help you format your book with Scrivener, guaranteeing a solid reading experience.
So you want to self-publish your e-book?
Not sure if self-publishing is right for you? This is the course to help you figure out the answer. The included 17 lectures and an hour of content will answer all your essential questions, and introduce self-publishing concepts like perma-free books and lead magnets. It’ll also identify the four key financial investments that all self-publishing authors should make.
If you want to learn how to use this leading book-writing software, what better way than by watching a successfully published author use it? These 26 lectures and two hours of content will teach you the skills you need to learn this incredibly powerful and complex program.
Kindle e-book cover design
They say not to judge a book by its cover, but we know that everybody does. At least a little bit. And that’s why this program is so helpful; it’ll help you design and format an eye-catching cover for your book that will stand the test of time.
Writing productivity habits
Every writer knows the constant battle with productivity. Luckily, this program features some neat tips and tricks that’ll help you get writing, and keep writing, until your project is done. Thirty-one lectures and two hours of content will drive all these habits home and turn you into one of those people who pumps out a couple thousand words a day, easy.
All these courses are a $175 value, but you can get them on sale for just $25.
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