A discussion of what it means to be an author, perks and myths associated with the profession, and major trends rocking the publishing world.
Though old school, traditional publishers may loudly and constantly complain about how complicated life has become, they ain’t got nothin’ on today’s authors, who now have more choices (and quandaries) than ever when it comes to getting their work published and promoted.
This course offers a streamlined approach to the Modern Author’s Epic Quest. We have done our best to showcase only the most effective, sensible, and legitimate tools, platforms, and resources authors should utilize (as well as the major scams, time-wasters, wallet-emptiers, and bottomless pits of failure they would do best to avoid).
Gigaverse's standards for earning Online Authorship credentials.
An introduction to the handful of online platforms (both for publishing books and reaching readers) that are most likely to be worth your time as an author.
Tools that will help authors improve their grammar, find inspiration, build endurance, monitor their reputations, and convert documents into ebook formats.
Resources that will help authors improve their manuscripts and careers, navigate the traditional publishing world, find cover artists, and get inspired.
A collection of successful authors' approaches to prioritization, creating successful work, getting published, pricing books, and marketing new releases.
Major missteps regarding writing quality, honor, expectations of success, publishing, peer pressure, and persistence that authors would do well to avoid.
Tips on protecting your intellectual property as a writer and important factors to consider when signing contracts with editors, agents, and publishers.
Helpful insights and advice on building an audience and successfully publishing books from published authors and the professionals who work with them
What to do before quitting your day job as an author, potential career paths to take, income levels to expect, and ways to boost your financial security.