Jumpstart Your Book-Writing Journey

14 Days to Your First Chapter

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In Jumpstart Your Book-Writing Journey, You’ll Discover:

📚 Exercises for Developing Your Book Idea

📚 Brainstorming and Outlining Your Book with Ease

📚 Finding Your Target Daily Word Count

📚 Writing a Killer Book Description

📚 Defining Your Ideal Reader

📚 Scheduling Your Writing Time

📚 Writing a Compelling Opening Chapter that Hooks Your Reader

📚 Self-Editing Tips for Polishing Your Work-in-Progress

📚 Building Your Author Platform

📚 Exploring Your Publishing Options

By the end of the course, you will have completed your opening chapter with a clear plan of action for finishing your first draft!

NOTE: This course is broken into 14 daily lessons designed to help you develop your book idea and craft a strong opening chapter. However, you are welcome to work at your own pace since this is a self-study course. You'll receive lessons 1-7 from the Week One content upon enrollment. You'll receive lessons 8-14 from the Week Two content one week after enrollment.

"Shanda, thank you so much for your Jumpstart Your Book Writing Journey course! I went from a vague idea of a book I wanted to write to having my first chapter complete, my book description written, and my author biography written in just 14 days! I didn't really think it was possible, but it felt easy with your encouragement, tips, and easy to use templates. Your course was so well organized, that I never felt lost or overwhelmed. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for sharing this course with me and motivating me through it."
~ Patty Ketterhagen

"What I liked most about this course was how much I got accomplished in just 2 weeks! The small tasks broken into daily lessons was awesome for helping me take consistent action and move forward."
~Chantell Bunker

"I loved how clear the videos, assignments and tasks were. It made them easy for me to complete."
~Jacqueline Morasco

"This has been the best thing I have done for myself and my business so far this year."
~Shari Monner

Your Instructor

Shanda Trofe
Shanda Trofe

Shanda Trofe is an independent publisher and author coach specializing in book-writing and marketing strategies for indie authors.

Through her 13 online programs for writers and authors, she enjoys working with her clients and students throughout the entire process, from idea to publication.

She is the bestselling author of many books including Authorpreneur: How to Build an Empire and Become the AUTHOR-ity in Your Business.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start?
You'll get instant access to all of the Week One content (lessons 1-7) upon enrollment today. You'll gain access to Week Two (lessons 8-14) one week after enrollment.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Am I required to turn in my assignments or post inside a group?
No, each daily lesson will include a short tutorial video (5-15 mins.) and may include a worksheet to help you implement what you've learned, but you are not required to turn in your assignments. However, I highly encourage you to complete each daily assignment because they were created to help develop your book idea and write a compelling opening chapter! This is a work-at-your-own-pace course so there is not a Facebook group that accompanies this course.
What if I'm unhappy with the course? Can I get a refund?
Yes, you may try the course risk-free for 7 days. If it's not for you, simply email your refund request to [email protected] and we will refund your enrollment fee in full.

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