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It Starts with an Idea . . .
A middle-of-the-night brainstorm or a concept that's been building—and you know you've got a book inside you. But how do you begin? And where do you go from there? In this six-session webinar series, successful author and nationwide writer's coach Teresa R. Funke will teach you:
How to Get Started:
Is your idea sound? Can it sustain a book? How do you embark on research; choose the right genre; learn the craft of writing . . .
How to Write:
Where do you start your book or story? Do you need an outline? How do you choose a point of view; develop characters and/or anecdotes; manage your content or structure your plot . . .
How to Revise:
How do you know when your book is really done. Do you need a collaborator or proofreader? How do you tighten your writing; check pacing; handle rewrites; get feedback . . .
How to Prepare Your Work for Submission:
What are your publishing options? Is self-publishing or an e-book the route for you? How do you write query and cover letters; track submissions; build a buzz for your book before you submit . . .
How to Find an Editor or Agent:
Do you need an agent? How do you write a book proposal or a synopsis? Should you present your work at a conference; enter a contest; contact editors directly . . .
How to Manage Your Published Book:
What happens after you get that publishing contract or produce your own book? How much marketing do you have to do? How do you develop a marketing plan; approach the press; speak on the radio; present at schools, etc.
Teresa Funke is the owner of Teresa Funke & Company and Victory House Press and the award-winning author of six novels for adults and children based on true stories from WWII. She is also a nationwide speaker offering keynotes and presentations and a popular writer’s coach and creativity coach.
Visit Teresa's You Tube channel to watch her popular writing videos or to check out her playlist, "Great Ideas Giveaway," in which Teresa shares business ideas for artists and creatives that they can take and use in their own models. For further inspiration, read her Bursts of Brilliance for a Creative Life blog.
Welcome Children's Book Insiders!
starting February 2nd, 2015
(2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9)
8 - 9:15 pm EST
7 - 8:15 pm CST
6 - 7:15 pm MST
5 - 6:15 pm PST
$197 Standard Registration
$155 with Earlybird Discount
(through January 10th)
The course includes attendance at all live sessions, recordings of all sessions (in case you have to miss some or if you want to review anything at any time), and exclusive downloadable resources.