Write Directions Institute – Fall 2017
I have a great idea for a book—now what?
A 3-month workshop for writers ready to jump-start their books
Stop waiting. Stop dreaming.
Start writing your book—now!
Sure it will be a challenge, but you won’t face it alone. This workshop will jump-start your book by stepping you through the book-writing process. You will learn to:
- Master the strategies and skills that build writing muscle.
- Develop your book concept and personal voice.
- Find the time and resources your book requires.
- Organize your ideas and materials to suit readers’ needs.
- Work through inevitable blocks.
- Create a strategic plan to maintain your momentum.
As important: This program will teach you how to think like a writer and to grow as one. You will learn how to turn your great idea into a book — and to write that book NOW!
$299 for writers of all levels and genres
This program is available at the times below and by custom arrangement.
Three 2-hour sessions, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm on the following Fridays:
- October 6
- November 3
- December 1
Sessions consist of 1.5 hours instruction and discussion, and .5 hours of Q&A and personalized strategic planning.
- 1-hour personal coaching ($225 value)
- Free Cowork Frederick Day Pass ($25 value)
- Monthly check-in’s
- Course materials
Workshop led by Beth Mende Conny, Director, Write Directions Institute
Location: Cowork Frederick, 122 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21702
More workshop info
Does the program cover book publishing?
You cannot publish a book you have not written. My goal is to get you to write — and to finish — that book so you can then publish it. I offer separate programs in publishing via print, the Internet, podcasts, etc. Subscribe to the Write Directions newsletter to keep apprised of dates and times.
This class is about taking a great idea and giving it shape and substance. Subject-verb agreement, semi-colon use, etc., are important, but they come later and separately, and are beyond the scope of this program.
Nope. I am holding you to your commitment to write your book. However, you can use your $299 tuition toward coaching services and other Write Directions Institute programs. But note: There is no guarantee that “I Have a Great Idea for a Book” will be offered again or in the same format. Transfer requests MUST be made via email by Friday, September 29, 5 pm, to Institute@WriteDirections.com.
About Instructor Beth Mende Conny
Being a writer is not my profession or even my calling. It is who I am. I live and breathe words. I understand their power to change lives, and how that power, when channeled into books, is awe-inspiring.
I want you to experience this awe by helping you, as I help all my students and coaching clients, bring your great idea for a book to life. And I will give you all I’ve got: decades of knowledge of how books are conceived, developed and written. As importantly, I will train you how to think like a writer, to trust yourself and your ideas as much as I already do. My bio.
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