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Introduction

Who we are: Steve Alcorn, Dani Alcorn

Why Write non-fiction?

  • Less than 10% of published titles are fiction
  • Non-Fiction has a very long shelf-life (backlist)
  • amazon searches are much more likely to be for non-fiction topics
  • People need non-fiction books
  • Non-fiction books tend to sell themselves (niche)
  • You can gauge non-fiction interest with nothing more than a query letter
  • Non-fiction sells to publishers on the basis of three chapters + proposal

Course organization: stepwise lessons at your own pace, hands on
Course is three parts:

  • Planning
  • Writing
  • Publishing

Writing without getting stuck
No such thing as writer’s block
The advantage of a plan
Outlining has a bad name, but it can be liberating, creatively
Discussion Areas, Lesson Outlines and Supplemental Resources


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