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.
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
Shanda Trofe is an independent publisher and author coach specializing in book-writing and marketing strategies for indie authors.
her 13 online programs for writers and authors, she enjoys working with
her clients and students throughout the entire process, from idea to
She is the bestselling author of many books including Authorpreneur: How to Build an Empire and Become the AUTHOR-ity in Your Business.
StartDay 1 - Preparing for the Journey Ahead (9 mins)
StartDay 2 - Brainstorming Your Book Idea (5 mins)
StartDay 3 - Creating a Loose Outline for Your Book (8 mins)
StartDay 4 - Conducting Market Research with Amazon (11 mins)
StartDay 5 - Writing Your Book Decription (13 mins)
StartDay 6 - Defining Your Ideal Reader/Avatar (6 mins)
StartDay 7 - Rest, Recharge, Catch Up!
StartDay 8 - Mapping Out Your Book-Writing Journey (8 mins)
StartDay 9 - What's Your Why? (4 mins)
StartDay 10 - Writing a Compelling Opening Chapter (12 mins.)
StartDay 11 - Review and Revise Your Opening Chapter (15 mins.)
StartDay 12 - Self-Editing Your Work-in-Progress (10 mins)
StartDay 13 - Building Your Author Platform (12 mins.)
StartDay 14 - Exploring Your Publishing Options (18 mins)