Course Description

Your book deserves to be written and published!

I have spent ten years helping more than 1000 authors do just that. Now it's your turn. I'll show you how to:

Plan Your Book
Write Your Manuscript
Apply Professional Editing Tools and Techniques
Get Published
Launch Your Sales Campaign
Promote Your Book to Your Readers.

Each step of the way includes plenty of examples, and I'll be right here to answer your questions, and help make your dream of being published a reality.

If you follow every module, you will know EXACTLY what to do to plan, write and publish your book!

Founder of The Book Midwife

Mindy Gibbins-Klein

Mindy Gibbins-KleinInternational Speaker and Author, Multi-award-winning Entrepreneur, Top Book Coach, Thought Leadership Strategist Mindy Gibbins-Klein MBA FRSA FPSA is an International Speaker and Executive Coach specializing in turning experts into thought leaders and published authors. Mindy has authored and co-authored eight books, including 24 Carat BOLD about which Seth Godin said, “This is the first thoughtful book I’ve seen on what it means to become a thought leader. Practical and inspiring at the same time.” A native New Yorker, Mindy currently resides in the UK where she operates two businesses. She is Founder & CEO of The Book Midwife®, an elite book coaching company, and Panoma Press, a cooperative publishing house for business and personal development authors. Her business is a certified woman-owned business with WeConnect International and she is passionate about helping female business owners compete, succeed and feel fulfilled. Mindy has an enviable list of more than 500 published clients who have become real thought leaders and successful authors. She has been an international speaker for more than 15 years and has presented to and coached over 10,000 business executives and entrepreneurs in over 10 countries on creating powerful content, thought leadership, writing, publishing and building a speaking career. Her own online and offline content has been syndicated, licensed, and showcased many times and has led to a significant six-figure business for Mindy as well as many of her clients. As a regular media contributor, Mindy has been featured over 100 times in national and specialist press, radio and television over the past 10 years. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post as well as executive media in several countries. You can connect to Mindy via: http://twitter.com/MindyGK www.mindygk.com

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Planning Your Book

    • What do you want to be known for?

    • What books could you write and how should you decide?

    • Why do you really want to write a book?

    • When should you seek help?

    • Goals for your, your business and the book

    • Who is it really for?

    • Main concept

    • What books are you competing with?

    • Planning your time and environment for success

    • Finishing a good set of maps, plans and outlines

    • How to choose the best title

    • Printed book vs ebook

    • What is a bestseller?

  • 2

    Writing Your Book

    • When to write

    • How to write your 1st draft quickly

    • How to deal with the inner critic

    • To ghost or not to ghost

    • Choosing your voice or tone

    • How long should your book be?

    • Choosing tense

    • How controversial should you be?

    • Use of stories

    • Illustrations and graphics

    • Pros and cons of using a pen name

    • Going through your 1st draft

    • Research

    • Random thoughts

    • Getting feedback

  • 3

    Editing Your Book

    • Looking at your own work

    • The truth about validation

    • Using professionals

    • Improving your manuscript

    • Content edit vs. copy edit

    • What you might/should pay

    • Editing for your market

  • 4

    Designing Your Book

    • It's not always about what you like

    • What is professional design?

    • How long should book design and production take?

    • How much does it cost?

    • How to work with a book designer

    • How many copies should you get?

    • Print on demand

    • Will you see your book on bookstore shelves?

    • Size and format decisions

  • 5

    Launching Your Book

    • When to launch

    • What you need to do

    • Online vs. offline

    • What you might spend

    • Launch events vs. other activities

    • How to get the attention of the media

    • Launch specials

    • Using your book when speaking

    • How to price your book

  • 6

    Promoting Your Book

    • How much to promote

    • Where to promote

    • Who is in your promotions team?

    • When to promote

    • How much should you pay?

    • Getting reviews

    • Giving away copies of your book

    • Getting the ROI from your book

    • Using video to promote your book

Reviews

5 star rating

What a Comprehensive Course!

Sandy Weaver

I'm a published author. I've done this a few times and still learned so much by taking this course. Mindy's expertise is deep, her desire to help is palpable...

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I'm a published author. I've done this a few times and still learned so much by taking this course. Mindy's expertise is deep, her desire to help is palpable and her encouragement jumped out of the screen and into my heart. I can't wait to take what I learned in this course and get to work on my next book...thank you, Book Midwife!

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