I have a great idea for a book – now what?

I have a great idea for a book - now what? (lightbulb image)To publish a book, you first have to write one. But where do you begin? How do you channel your creativity? Organize your thoughts and notes? Find the time, energy and resources you need? Discipline yourself and maintain momentum? Stay the course when you get blocked?

This session will answer these questions and help you develop a strategic plan to launch your book and get it into readers’ hands.

In this 90-minute class you will learn to:

  • Assess whether or not your great idea is truly great (e.g., doable, engaging, marketable).
  • Determine what skills, resources, time and support systems you need.
  • Identify inevitable pitfalls and blocks, and ways to work around them.
  • Develop realistic project goals and timetables to ensure you finish your book.
  • Maintain your momentum.

Location: Cowork Frederick, 122 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21702

Picture of Beth Mende Conny, founder Write DirectionsInstructor Beth Mende Conny is the president of Write Directions and the founder of the Write Directions Institute. She has written, edited and ghosted more than four dozen books and midwifed dozens of others for her coaching clients. Beth also helps large and small businesses and not-for-profits publish books to expand their markets and develop intimate relationships with their clients and customers. Learn more about Beth, her coaching and critique services. Join Beth on Facebook.

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