Friday, January 31, 2014

Take Control of Your Writing Career

I am a member of My Book Therapy, a writing community started by author, Susan May Warren. Some members are featuring the following book on our blogs this month. Please enjoy reading about this great resource. 

What does it take to become a successful author in today’s publishing world?  It’s not enough to write a powerful book – today’s author must understand and leverage the business side of writing.  Authorpreneurship by Sharon Jenkins takes the aspiring writer from curiosity to career, combining both sides of publishing – author and entrepreneur – to empower writers with direction, publishing options, marketing solutions and business savvy to grow their career.
You’ll learn:
·         What publishing model is right for you
·         Branding and how it sells your book
·         Your publishing personality, and how to leverage it
·         A business plan for a successful book launch
·         How to manage your time
·         How to create a powerful product
·         Winning traits of a personal support team
·         How to financially support your dream
·         Strategic and easy marketing secrets – online and off!
And resources to help you apply what you learn!

About the author: 

Sharon C. Jenkins is a literary project manager, author, motivational speaker and visionary who serves as the Inspirational Principal for The Master Communicator’s Writing Services.  Formerly the managing editor of four electronic and print journals (business, community, health and wellness, faith-based) for one of the largest African American marketing and communications companies in Houston, she has also written articles in various national and local publications. These include Yahoo Shine, Diva Toolbox, Beauty Come Forth Magazine, Gospel Truth,, Houston Black Book and Small Business Today.
Jenkins is also the best-selling Amazon author of Beyond the Closet Door and has co-authored two other books, Songs of Three Sisters and Ready, Set, Succeed: Making Your Dream Come True.
Known as the Master Communicator, because she is proficient in communicating in multiple forms of media, (radio, newspapers, magazines, and spoken word) her prevailing mission is to equip authors to live their literary dreams without emptying their bank accounts. She started this undertaking four years ago with the Desire to Inspire Workshops, which progressed to the 2010 – 2013 Authors Networking Summit, which were hosted in Houston and Detroit.

Sharon can be found at:

The book I wish I had when I started my writing journey.  Authorpreneurship is a practical, thorough, empowering tool for writers at every level that will equip them to create a thriving career.  -Best Selling, award-winning novelist and founder of My Book Therapy, Susan May Warren
I want thank Sharon for her dedication in supporting aspiring writers and authors like myself! In writing my first ever published book, Stories of An Entrepreneur in August, 2012, I dedicated it to Sharon Jenkins for providing me the tools and resources to write and share my book with my audience of start-up entrepreneurs of Women Entrepreneurs of America. -Yolanda Lamar Wilder, Founder of Women Entrepreneurs of America
Sharon has been working with authors for years, giving us opportunities to learn from one another and benefit from her wealth of knowledge. Finally, she has gathered her resources and put them in an easy-to-read guide that will help authors follow their dreams! -Best Selling Author Michelle Stimpson
Sharon Jenkins’ book, Authorpreneurship: Build a successful business as an Author , is a must read for anyone aspiring to master the art of writing, while at the same time learning what it takes to market and publish a book in today’s competitive landscape. You won’t be disappointed!Cynthia O’Neal, TM3, LLC, Founder

Links to buy the book:
**special:  Buy Authorpreneurship between now and February 6th, and get 2 free video classes with your order!  (see bundle details!)

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