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When You Have A Book Idea That Can Truly
Make a Difference, You Can’t Afford to Keep It to Yourself
Learn How to Get Your Book Done
at This One-Day Intensive Workshop Designed Especially
For Coaches, Experts and Thought Leaders Who Want to
Share Their Special Gifts With the World
Dear Aspiring Author,
I’m writing to you because I know you’ve been holding back. Yes, you’ve wanted to write a book for a long time. You know it will bring you more business, help get your coaching practice launched, or bring you more lucrative speaking engagements. But let’s talk about the REAL reason you want to write this book:
You know your book could really help people–In fact, you know it could even change lives!
You have a story to tell and it is so powerful because you lived it–you made it through health issues, unemployment, family issues, spiritual renewal. And now you want to share what you’ve learned with the world. You have an audience waiting for your message, your story could help so many people. So you know it’s important to get your book written!
…at the same time the enormity of the task overwhelms you. Your material is so vital and important that you fear doing everything wrong! You don’t want to write poorly, you don’t know how to publish it properly, you don’t know how to bring it to the people. You’re so caught up in not doing anything wrong that you end up not doing anything at all!
I think that’s a shame, especially since I daily witness the positive changes a book can make. Every book that doesn’t appear is an opportunity lost for both the author and for the reader who is looking for that right message at the right time.
But what if I told you that we could make it all simply crystal clear for you? In fact,
In Just One Day We Can Assemble
The ENTIRE Blueprint for Your Book Project
You would get every KEY piece of information you need including…
- How to decide what to write about
- Developing your material for bestseller potential
- Writing and editing your manuscript like a pro
- How to MONETIZE your book so it can be profitable for your business
- The pros and cons of every publishing method and how to choose one
- The most effective ways to market your book so you stand out to your target audience
Is this the kind of help you’re looking for? I thought so! That’s why I put together this intensive one-day workshop along with some of the best experts I know in the business to help you get exactly what you need to get your book written and published!
“How to Write & Publish Books
That Change Lives” Workshop
University of Connecticut, Stamford
May 19, 2012 8AM-5PM
In this powerful hands-on live event you will learn to tell your story in the most powerful, most effective way possible. Then we will give you all that you need to know to get your work published and in the hands of the people who want to read it. We held this event in October 2011 and the results were so remarkable that we decided we had to do this again so more people who want to write life-changing books will have the information they need to get it done.
This Student Says…
“If you have a book in you, invest in this workshop and get practical help with writing, targeting your audience with surveys, book design, self-publishing vs. a more traditional route, and an overall marketing strategy. Learn from the experts and save yourself some grief.”
–Mary Ellen Jones
Co-Author, Women on Fire: 20 Inspiring Women Share Their Life Secrets (and Save You Years of Struggle!)
Here’s what to expect at the workshop:
Morning: “Assembling and Organizing Content; Writing and Editing Your Manuscript” with Sophfronia Scott
You know you have a wonderful story and tons of great information, but how exactly do you fit it all into a real book that flows smoothly from chapter to chapter? We will start from the very beginning and you’ll see how you can create not just any manuscript, but one your audience will WANT to read. Bring your pens or computer because you will be writing!
John F. Kennedy Jr.’s formal personal assistant will share with us her personal journey of losing her close friends and writing her New York Times Bestselling book. Her quest to find a publisher was not an easy one. Wait until you hear her tale of multiple rejections and her determination to tell her story in the way she felt was right–and best for her. Anyone who wants to be an author will benefit from Rosemarie’s inspiring model of perseverance.
Lunch will be provided
Afternoon Keynote: Pamela Slim, author of Escape From Cubicle Nation
One of the most popular bloggers on the web, Pamela will join us via Skype to talk about the importance of getting your message out and how to make the vital connections you need to make to successfully market your book.
Afternoon Session 1: The Traditional Path to Publishing
A panel of top New York City publishing experts, editors and agents will tell you the real deal about what they want to see if you want to get a book deal from a traditional publishing house.
Afternoon Session 2: “The Brave New World of Ebooks and Self-Publishing” with Sophfronia Scott
There are many ways to “do-it-yourself” in the publishing game. We’ll cover the many avenues of self-publishing including e-books and discuss how you can decide which route is best for you.
About Your Host/Instructor: Sophfronia Scott
Sophfronia Scott has twenty years of experience as a professional writer. She honed her craft working with some of the best (and toughest) editors in the world during her career at Time and People magazines.
When she published her first novel, All I Need to Get By, with St. Martin’s Press in 2004, one prominent reviewer referred to Sophfronia as potentially “one of the best writers of her generation.”
Sophfronia holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Harvard. In her current position as executive editor of The Done For You Writing & Publishing Company, Sophfronia enjoys helping entrepreneurs and speakers to write and publish books to promote their businesses. Her latest books include the award-winning bestseller, Doing Business By the Book, and the hugely popular anthology, How the Fierce Handle Fear: Secrets to Succeeding in Challenging Times.
Praise from “How to Write & Publish Books
That Change Lives” Workshop Students
“Sophfronia Scott’s amazing workshop was not only inspirational but filled with practical information. Each professional speaker brought their own perspective and experience to the table about the process of writing, selling and/or promoting a book. However, there was a golden thread of advice offered throughout the day from several of the presenters, beginning with Sophfronia, which, I believe,was a pearl of wisdom (and major stress reliever)… ‘Don’t think of your book as the be all and end all but as a piece of your work.’ Writers write and re-write and re-write again… If you dare to take out that blank piece of paper and start to give your ideas a voice, bravo! But I, for one, am glad to know that Sophfronia Scott is there to help at any step along the way!”
Janina Serden Sebesky
“This workshop was well organized with a wonderful selection of expert speakers and panelists who were very eager to share not only their knowledge but also some of their strategies for overcoming the challenges associated with getting published. Each of the speakers presented topics which included great information to be used for gathering and organizing thoughts and information for writing a book. I highly recommend attending this workshop if you are serious about getting published.”
–Cheryl Friscia, Bethel, CT
“I now understand overall landscape necessary for a successful book. I appreciated the practical steps that took me all the way from the organization of my book to learning about publishing and marketing options. The workshop truly covered all the important topics in making my book a reality. I must say the speakers were all incredibly knowledgeable and eager to help. The whole day was wonderful! I also appreciate Sophfronia’s organization and materials. First class!!”
–Allyson Spellman, Southbury, CT
“As a result of attending Sophfronia’s workshop on How to Write & Publish Books That Change Lives, I’m very motivated and have a road map to success. She and her fellow speakers were very informative, experienced and encouraging. I highly recommend this workshop to other aspiring authors!”
How Do I Know If the Workshop is Right For Me?
This special, value-packed day is exactly what you want if you are:
- A coach, speaker, entrepreneur or any other type of small business owner interested in writing a book.
- Wanting to write an informational, inspirational, motivational or self-help style non-fiction book or memoir.
- Looking to learn more about the whole process of writing, publishing and marketing a book.
- Eager to network with like-minded entrepreneurial authors and meet knowledgeable industry experts!
The Stamford Campus of the University of Connecticut is conveniently located in Downtown Stamford and is easily accessible by car or public transportation (Just 45-50 minutes from New York City on the Metro North Railroad. It is also within walking distance of many great restaurants and excellent shopping.
Don’t Miss This Very Special Opportunity…
Sign Up Now!
PLEASE NOTE: Attendance at this event is limited and it is expected to sell out quickly!
If you know another aspiring author in your life who would benefit from this event too, you are welcome to invite or pass along this invitation to your family members, friends, business partner or colleague.
How to Write & Publish Books That Change Lives
Saturday, May 19, 2012
University of Connecticut, Stamford; One University Place
Once All Spots Are Filled There Will Be No Waiting List!
It’s your time to get your book done! And this one-day event is exactly the jump-start you need to get you going. Whether you already have a few chapters written or you’ve never attempted to publish a word your whole life, “How to Write and Publish Books That Change Lives” will deliver the best education, inspiration, and networking you could ever want.
I look forward to meeting you!
The Done For You Writing & Publishing Company LLC