Pecu the Peculiar Platypus

You've thought about it. You've dreamed about it. You've talked about it.

Now is the time to make it happen.

Tell your story

In one semester, you will turn your idea into your book. One word a time, one little bit at a time, you will craft the story you want to tell.

Each week, you will work through the process of writing the words while building the momentum so you will have a completed manuscript that you can get published (or publish on your own).

WEEK 1

Map it out – what are you writing (genre/focus), who are your writing (character sketches), where will it go (rough outline)

WEEK 2

Define your target reader – detailed description of who you are writing TO

WEEK 3:

Create a writing plan – a business plan tilted to your focus on writing

WEEK 4

Think about publishing paths – indie, hybrid, traditional

WEEK 5

Plan your writing platform – website, social media, in-person events

WEEK 6

Consider copyrights

WEEK 7

Consider Alpha and Beta readers

WEEK 8

Discuss rewriting process and review filler words and phrases

WEEK 9

Work through editing techniques, editing types, and the benefits of hiring professionals (along with costs)

9 Weeks to Write Your Book

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