Jumpstart Your Book-Writing Journey

14 Daily Lessons to Jumpstart Your Book

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.


"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 the founder of Transcendent Publishing and In addition to writing her own books, she's made it her life’s work to help her clients and students find success by creating viable businesses through authorship.

Shanda specializes in working with coaches, speakers, and entrepreneurs who desire to expand upon the core message of their books to build solid empires that are both lucrative and reflect their life’s mission. She believes the real money we make as authors does not come from our book sales alone. It comes from everything we create after publication—the companion products and services that are an extension of that core message. This could be a coaching program, online course, membership site, mastermind group, speaking career—the sky’s the limit!

Dedicated to success, Shanda enjoys working with authors through the entire process, from idea to publication ... and beyond!

Frequently Asked Questions

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 change my mind? Can I get a refund?
Since you'll gain access to the entire course plus the bonuses upon enrollment, all sale are final. We're sorry, but there are no refunds.

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