Aspiring Authors

Welcome to the Aspiring Author section of slperryman.com, a one stop shop for all your author needs.

Here you will find many helpful resources to aid you on your journey to becoming not only an author, but a successful one!

Below you will find links to all of my blog posts (past and present) regarding writing, editing, marketing, building a platform, and so much more. Be sure to read through all of the linked pages as well as visit some of the sites I highly recommend for new authors.

Authors Alley is currently closed to new students but if you sign up to my mailing list than you will recieve an alert when I open enrollment.

Authors Alley: Aspiring Author E-courses: These courses are designed with aspiring authors in mind. You will find everything you need to know about-

*Outlining

*Writing your stories and the best software for writing.

*Editing

*Formatting for ALL platforms

*Beta readers

*Book covers

*Self publishing through kdp, kobo, iBooks, and Barnes and Noble

*Print on demand through createspace, lightning source, ect…

*Traditional publishing, finding an agent, writing a query letter, and the traditional publishing process.

*Promoting and marketing your book.

*Building your website, platform, email list, Author Brand as well as the best programs to use.

*I also cover the business aspects of being an author. These are things that NOBODY ELSE covers in their ecourse and so much more!

Unlike most other courses for beginning authors, this course holds NOTHING back! Aside from all of the in depth videos I’ve put together for you, you’re also getting access to ALL of the best resources I have found on my journey as an author in simple to follow printouts and guides that you can save for future use!

Spots are limited so enroll today!

authors-alley.teachable.com

 

 

 

 Blog Posts

Outlining:

Research:

Writing:

Writer’s Block: The 3 categories of Writer’s block and How to Overcome them!

Editing:

Looking for a great editor at an affordable price? Don’t want to spend weeks googling editors? Lucky for you I’ve done some of that leg work for you!

25 Manuscript Editors with Reasonable Rates!

Book Covers:

Blurbs:

Marketing and Promoting:

Using monsterfunder.com to help promote your GoFundMe campaign, is it really worth the money?

Reviews:

Bad Reviews Suck! How to deal with Negative Nancy’s!

 

 

Sites I Recommend

Creative Indie -“Welcome to my blog, where I teach creative people how start profitable freelance businesses, produce and sell their best work, and “blaze a trail of creative luminosity.”

Here you will find a wealth of information from “Everything you need to know about book cover design” to “10 things indie authors are doing wrong (and 7 things they’re doing right)” and everything in between.

TKC Publinshing – Here you will find articles like “How to set up your Bookbub author profile” to “How to set up tracking links for eCommerce” and so much more!

 

Writers Groups:

Here is a list of Facebook Groups I highly recommend for Aspiring Authors. If you have questions about any part of becoming an author, these groups are the first place you should visit to get relevant answers.

Groups for Authors:

Authors Alley

An Alliance of Young Adult Authors

Indie Authors Writing Group

 

Book Cover Groups:

Cover Couture | Book Covers & Designs

 

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