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Publish a book in 5 days – Free challenge

On the face of it, this sounds like an impossible challenge, until you remember that books come in all shapes and sizes. There is a range of books called low content books so-called because they don’t have many words.

Books like themed notebooks, journals, gratitude journals, planners, colouring books, puzzle books and so on.

And that is what this challenge is all about. The next round of the challenge starts on 19th October, 2020 at 12.30 Dublin time.

publish a book in 5 days challenge

Day 1 – Your idea

Today you’re going to clarify what you’re going to publish on Friday.

Whether it’s:

  • a book collating 30 of your blog posts
  • a simple branded notebook that you can give attendees on one of your courses or workshops,
  • a gratitude journal for your clients at Christmas to say thank you for their business
  • something else completely

You get to choose. When you’ve finished day 1 you’ll know:

  • The title of your book
  • The subtitle of your book
  • A description of your book
  • 7 Keywords associated with your book
  • The size of your book
  • Approximately how many pages your book will have
  • How much you plan on selling your book for

Once you have this information collated, you’ll find it immensely useful when you upload your book to Amazon on Friday.           

day 2 book covers

Day 2 – Book Covers

Day 2 is all about book covers.

I’ve made it day 2 simply because, if you want to order a premium book cover for your book, then it will take 3 days for the order to be fulfilled.

As part of your training, I’ll be showing you how to create a book cover from scratch on Canva. I’ll also show you where you can get images that you can use in your book and for your book cover.

By the end of day 2, you’ll have:

  • Chosen the image/s for your book

Either designed your book cover (and have it downloaded as a pdf) or will have ordered a premium book from Fiverr

when should I start marketing my book?

Day 3 – Write your book

Day 3 is where you write your book.

As part of the course, you’ll get a free book template from me. Use the coupon code that I give you and choose one of my book cover templates to download. If you choose a premium template, then you’ll get €17.00 off the full price.

You can choose from a range of notebook, journal and gratitude journal styles, or I can create a new one from scratch that will just be yours.

Day 4  - proof reading

Day 4 – Proofread and edit your book

Once you’ve written your book, it’s time to proofread and edit it.

With books like notebooks, there’s very little to proofread, but with other books there is.

You’ll also check on your formatting.

day 5 - publish your book

Day 5 – Publish your book

Day 5 is the day that you upload your book onto Amazon and click the Publish button.

I’ll publish a book live and then you’ll have access to the video, for when you upload your own book. You’ll also have a checklist and a screenshot guide to help you.

My goal is to make self-publishing as painless as possible, so please, please, please ask if something doesn’t make sense. I’ve been doing this so long that sometimes I forget how hard it was in the beginning.

So that’s how we’re going to publish a book in 5 days.

If this is something that you’d be interested in doing, just sign up below.

Join the challenge

 To join the challenge, just enter your name and email address. 

Once you’ve confirmed that you’re in, you’ll get a welcome message from me with:

  • link to the zoom call
  • discount voucher to buy one of my book templates for free
  • the link to my Facebook group where the replays are uploaded later, along with any resources mentioned.
book coaching with Coach Karen Brown

Bespoke templates

If you’d like me to create a bespoke template just for you, that is copyrighted to you and will not be available to anyone else, then please get in touch. We can have a chat about your requirements and then I can give you a quote, payment options and an expected delivery date.

Alternatively, if you’d like to work with me to help create the layout and structure for your book and have some additional coaching to help you get it finished, then we could sort that out for you too.

Just click here schedule a call.