Course Description

Author Creator

Vicky Fraser

This is the instructor section. You can use this space to tell and show your students who you are and why you're the perfect person to teach the course you're offering. You can talk about your work and education history, and really anything else that shows off who you are so your students get excited about learning from you. You're the expert after all, this is your chance to shine!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: How To Get Started

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Preparing To Write

    • Chapter 2 Video Lesson 1: Preparing to Write

    • Chapter 2 Video Lesson 2: Your Writing Space

    • Chapter 2 Video Lesson 3: Outlining Your Book

    • Chapter 2 Video Lesson 4: A Note On Planning Tools

    • Chapter 2 Video Lesson 5: Overcoming The Blank Page

    • Chapter 2 Lesson 5: The Best Writing Exercise Ever

    • Chapter 2 Video Lesson 6: Ignoring Your Inner Critic

    • Chapter 2: Your Progress So Far

    • Chapter 2 Feedback

  • 3

    Chapter 3: The Writing Process

    • Chapter 3 Video Lesson 1: The Writing Process

    • Chapter 3 Video Lesson 2: Structure – Beyond Your Outline

    • Chapter 3 Lesson 2: My Book Framework

    • Chapter 3 Video Lesson 3: Writing Your Introduction

    • Chapter 3 Lesson 3: Sample Introduction Outline

    • Chapter 3 Lesson 3: Sample Introduction

    • Chapter 3 Video Lesson 4a: What Is Good Writing? Part I

    • Chapter 3 Video Lesson 4b: What Is Good Writing? Part II

    • Chapter 3 Video Lesson 5: An Introduction To Storytelling

    • Chapter 3 Bonus Video Lesson: How To Get Great Testimonials

    • Chapter 3: Your Progress So Far

    • Chapter 3 Feedback

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Putting Your Book Together

    • Chapter 4 Video Lesson 1: Putting Your Book Together

    • Chapter 4 Video Lesson 2: Fleshing Out Your Chapters

    • Chapter 4 Video Lesson 3: All About Images

    • Chapter 4 Lesson 4: How To Set Your Page Before Writing Your Book

    • Chapter 4 Video Lesson 5: Page Layout

    • Chapter 4 Video Lesson 6: Choosing A Typeface

    • Chapter 4 Video Lesson 7: Layout & Ease of Reading

    • Chapter 4 Video Lesson 8: Another Way To Write Your Book...

    • Chapter 4 Bonus Video 1: Laying Out Pages In Scrivener

    • Chapter 4: Your Progress So Far

    • Chapter 4 Feedback

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Building Your Platform

    • Chapter 5 Video Lesson 1: Building Your Platform

    • Chapter 5 Video Lesson 2: Gathering Your Weirdos

    • Chapter 5 Video Lesson 3: Creating Your Own Platform

    • Chapter 5 Video Lesson 4: Introduction To Email Marketing

    • Chapter 5 Video Lesson 5: Lead Generation 101

    • Chapter 5 Video Lesson 6: Summary

    • Chapter 5: Your Progress So Far

    • Chapter 5 Feedback

  • 6

    Chapter 6: How To Avoid Looking Like An Amateur Part I

    • Chapter 6 Video Lesson 1: How To Avoid Looking Like An Amateur

    • Chapter 6 Video Lesson 2: The Importance of Editing

    • Chapter 6 Video Lesson 3: Improving Your Manuscript

    • Chapter 6 Video Lesson 4: Book Shapes & Sizes

    • Chapter 6 Video Lesson 6: ISBNs & Legal Gubbins

    • Chapter 6 Video Lesson 7: Summary

  • 7

    Chapter 7: How To Avoid Looking Like An Amateur Part II

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 1: How To Avoid Looking Like An Amateur Part II

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 2: Bindings, Covers, & Paper Stock

    • Chapter 7: Cover Guides

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 3: Creating A Winning Cover

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 4: How To Write A Title That Sells

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 5: How To Write Blurb That Sells

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 6: Pricing Your Book

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 7: Dealing With Criticism & Feedback

    • Chapter 7 Video Lesson 8: Summary

    • Chapter 7: Your Progress So Far

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Printing & Publishing

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 1: Printing & Publishing

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 2: Print-on-Demand vs Short-Run

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 3: Formatting Your Book In Scrivener

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 4: Printing Proof Copies

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 5: Compiling For PDF

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 6: Compiling For Print

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 7: Compiling For Kindle

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 8: Compiling For Other Formats

    • Chapter 8 Video Lesson 9: Summary

    • Chapter 8: Your Progress So Far

    • Chapter 8: Feedback

  • 9

    Chapter 9: Getting Your Book Online

    • Chapter 9 Video Lesson 1: Getting Your Book Online

    • Chapter 9 Video Lesson 2: Putting Your Kindle Book On Amazon

    • Chapter 9 Video Lesson 3: Putting Your Ebook On Kobo

    • Chapter 9 Video Lesson 4: Putting Your Ebook on iBooks

    • Chapter 9 Video Lesson 5: How To Put Your Book On Nook

    • Chapter 9 Video Lesson 6: Using Smashwords

    • Chapter 9 Video Lesson 7: Summary

    • Chapter 9: Your Progress So Far

    • Chapter 9: Feedback

  • 10

    Chapter 10: Launching Your Book

    • Chapter 10 Video Lesson 1: Launching Your Book

    • Chapter 10 Video Lesson 2: Before You Launch

    • Chapter 10 Video Lesson 3: Your Pre-Launch

    • Chapter 10 Video Lesson 4: Your Launch

    • Chapter 10 Video Lesson 5: Post-Launch Follow-Up

    • Chapter 10 Video Lesson 6: A Simple Sales Funnel

    • Chapter 10 Video Lesson 7: Summary

    • Chapter 10: Your Progress So Far

  • 11

    Chapter 11: Bonus! A Crash Course In Offline Marketing

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 1: A Crash Course In Offline Marketing

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 2: Direct Mail 101

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 3: Print Advertising

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 4: The Ultimate Business Card

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 5: Create A Club

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 6: Article Marketing & PR

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 7: Podcasting

    • Chapter 11 Video Lesson 8: Summary

    • Chapter 11: Feedback

  • 12

    Chapter 12: The Finishing Strait

    • Chapter 12 Video Lesson 1: The Finishing Strait

    • Chapter 12 Video Lesson 2: More Than "Just" A Book

    • Chapter 12 Video Lesson 3: Create A Course

    • Chapter 12 Video Lesson 4: Your Website

    • Chapter 12 Video Lesson 5: Final Editing Tips

    • Chapter 12 Video Lesson 6: Now Go Publish It!

    • Chapter 12: Feedback