Ready to write a book but don't know where to start or how to find the time?
Write Your First Draft is your step-by-step guide to finishing your manuscript!
The course consists of 6 main modules and I, indie author Alex Benkast, will walk you through each lesson.
I will show you:
This course also includes plenty of scribe sheets (your action items), templates, tutorials, and other resources designed to help you make the most of what you’ve learned in each module.
Writing your first draft is a challenging but exciting journey, and I’m happy to support you every step of the way. See you on the inside!
01 Identifying your why + how to develop a growth mindset | 02 Choosing the right format | 03 Identifying your self-sabotage + how to handle obstacles when they arise | 04 How to build your confidence as a writer
01 Finding out what makes your readers tick, where they hang out + why being specific matters | 02 Market research | 03 Early feedback | 04 Facebook Audience Insights tutorial
01 Setting yourself up for success with the right environment and tools | 02 What to do when you have too few or too many ideas | 03 To outline or not to outline? | 04 Choosing the right platform | 05 Inspiration board tutorial
01 The book mind map | 02 The post-it method | 03 The project management method | 04 Creating your synopsis or summary | 05 Basic structures for fiction and nonfiction writers
01 Deadline setting, accountability + the 12 week challenge | 02 Research + tools | 03 The right starting point / first sentences | 04 Rules for writing your first draft
01 Focus, time management + getting organized | 02 Procrastination | 03 The marathon of the middle | 04 Dealing with criticism, including your own