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Do you wish you had some time to focus on your writing?Would you like to know how to get your book finished and published and into reader's hands? Do you want to learn how to build your author platform?
If yes, come and join us in Ubud, Bali for “How to Write, Publish, Sell and Promote Your Book”, a small group retreat for writers wanting to learn, network, relax and experience the culture of Bali.
Each day at the beautiful Kumara Sakti resort, you will have focussed learning workshops as well as time to do yoga, have a massage, experience local Balinese food plus visit the temples, watch Balinese dancing or walk in the rice paddy fields. The workshop is also just before the Ubud Writer's Festival so you can stay on for a further cultural experience (discounted tickets available). You may remember Ubud from Elizabeth Gilbert's wonderful book ‘Eat,Pray,Love‘.
The workshops are focussed around themes (more detail here), and I will be speaking on the following:
Write Your Book: How to get creative and find inspiration, the psychology of writing, dealing with blocks, writing exercises. Plus how to practically write your book: tips and techniques for writing, outlining, editing and structuring your book.
Publish Your Book: The publishing quadrant including: traditional publishing, self-publishing, print-on-demand, ebooks and digital publishing – what's right for your book. Detailed session on how to publish ebooks, getting your book on the Kindle and more.
How to Build Your Author Platform: The Author 2.0 Model and how to build your platform so book buyers (and even publishers) will come to you. Why Simon & Schuster want you to blog, social network and use video – and how to do it better than most other writers so you stand out. Plus, Author Tech Masterclass when you can build that blog, hands on help with social networking, videos and more.
Making Money as a Writer: How to build a business online as an author, multiple streams of income, tools and techniques for selling on the internet.
There will also be informal sessions every evening to share and discuss your work in progress, as well as wonderful food and time to relax.
EarlyBird special pricing is available until April 1st – CLICK HERE for all the details including pricing, resort information and contact information for OneWorld Retreats.
I hope to see you in Bali in October!