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Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book (EF)

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Please note: Effective November, 2015, the registration process for this online class has changed. When enrolling, you will be directed to a new web page to complete your online registration.
New sessions of this class begin on the third Wednesday of each month, and each session covers six weeks of online training.  New lessons are released each Wednesday and Friday during those six weeks, and you will be able to complete the course work at your convenience – at any time of day or night.  To select a start date that works with your schedule, click the registration link at the end of the course description below.
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One of the great things about nonfiction book writing is that you're 10 times more likely to get published than you'd be if you wrote fiction. Whether you dream of becoming a full-time author, writing books to advance your career, or penning your memoir or family history, this fun and information-packed course will teach you how to plan, research, write, edit, and publish your masterpiece.

We'll start with planning and strategy. You'll find out how to choose a topic and size up the competition—developing a perfect, one-of-a-kind book concept that will stand out to agents and editors. Then you'll learn how to immerse yourself in your subject and get the information you need from research, interviews, and observation techniques.

Next, we'll get into the heart of writing and editing. You'll see how to choose a writing style, structure, and slant that will appeal to your unique audience and keep readers hooked. You'll also get great ideas for editing your work and soliciting feedback from readers. Perhaps most important, you'll get invaluable strategies for setting a writing schedule, banishing writer's block, and actually finishing your book!

Finally, we'll delve into both traditional and nontraditional publishing, helping you determine the right path for you and your book. You'll discover exactly how today's traditional publishing industry works and what techniques you can use—such as crafting standout query letters and proposals—to get noticed by editors and agents. You'll also master nontraditional publishing options such as self-publishing, on-demand publishing, and e-publishing. By the end of this course, you'll have all the tools at your fingertips to get your book completed and published using any method you choose.


 

Class Details

6 Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
Course Details

Instructor
Lisa Adams 

CEUs : 2.4

Tuition: 

$109.00


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/14/2018 - 1/4/2019 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Lisa Adams 

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Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book (EF)
ID: 58734

09/12/18 - 11/02/18
Online 24/7

Location
Course Details

Instructor
Lisa Adams

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