Here are the videos of the Build Your Book Course, Part 1.
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – SEGMENT 1 part 1
6 minutes. What keeps you going, Why your WHY is so critical; how your why determines your book size, sizes of books, binding, pictures, and bleeds.
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – SEGMENT 1 part 2
Who are you helping? What specific group, what specific problem so you can make a unique offering. Feedback for Carol – quotes and stories; specific experiences and stories, importance of how the reader feels before and after reading your book.
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – SEGMENT 1 part 3
9 minutes.Back cover. Critical info. How to construct and write your back cover first, before writing your book (expanded from workshop info). How to create your chapter headings. How many pages to write; bindings.
THERE IS NO PART 4
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – SEGMENT 1 part 5
5 minutes. Importance of stories. Chapters: ONE main point. Use anecdotes, illustrations, cartoons, photos, quotes, art. Which side to place images on (for a non-art book), Tell, talk, tell. Summarize, ask for ahas and relevance to their lives; teaser for next chapter.
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – SEGMENT 1 part 6
5 minutes. Wendy has great ideas; resources for the class, Unsplash.com: CORRECTION: images come in 72 dpi, not 300 as I mentioned. They need to be modified to 300. We will go over that in the class on covers. About color books, shipping, drop shipping.
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – SEGMENT 1 part 7
8 minutes. Templates. Use Open Office; how to use templates – save with name of book and latest date: for example: Book-111319.doc; how to set up your folders; use InDesign for ten bucks a month; 3 versions of your book.
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – SEGMENT 1 part 8
8 minutes. Jack – sequence /why; K book first, then print, then ebook. Word, Open Office. Wendy – aha – chapter set up. Jack – O.O., save as odt files, export as pdf. How to create a compelling title and subtitle; asking for feedback and replies about your book from your list, friends and FB friends – you are already marketing.
THERE IS NO PART 9 VIDEO! Somehow it didn’t get recorded.
Please go to the Audio page and listen to Part 9 there.
BUILD YOUR BOOK COURSE – NOTES
15 minutes. Please listen in on this run-down on some of the things I didn’t mention in the session: ISBNs, more about your back cover bullet points and how to avoid writing too much, book for people afraid of tech, book for art, about blurb.com, book for meditations, audio books, book for recipes, coloring books, focused book on energy therapies, a little on fonts.