This book was designed for authors to help them create their own timeline for writing, publishing, and marketing their book. Authors will learn how to estimate the time it takes for every process from concept through marketing. You will also discover all the processes involved in developing your book. Building a timeline can help you stay on-track. It will also help you set goals. Breaking down your book project into five major sections can help you keep focused. If you are a Traditionally Published Author, you can use the information in this book to help keep you on time for all your deadlines. If you are an Indie Published Author, this information can help you budget your time wisely and keep you moving through the processes of writing, editing, formatting, publishing, and marketing.
Connie Dunn is an author, speaker, educator and owner of Publish with Connie and Nature Woman Wisdom Press. She writes courses, such as her signature, "12 Easy Steps to Publishing." Connie also writes children's books, such as her collection of children's stories, "A Spider, Some Thread, and a Labyrinth Walk," and non-fiction, such as "12 Steps to Publishing: Workbook," "Press Releases Made Easy." She has more than 25 years of experience in writing for magazines and newspapers. She had a regular column in the Dallas Morning News, which focused on small and home-based businesses. For this column, she won an award from the SBA (Small Business Administration). Connie also developed courseware for a number of start-up technology firms.