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Build Your Build From Scratch with Harry Bingham

Build Your Build From Scratch with Harry Bingham

Want to know how to put an ebook together? Then we’ll do it – live. We’ll take a text. We’ll set it up properly – with careful thought about how to convert and retain the reader. Then we’ll format it and upload it to Amazon. All done live during the webinar.
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Self-Editing with Harry Bingham, March 2021

Self-Editing with Harry Bingham, March 2021

Back by popular demand: Harry will take chunks of your work and edit them live on screen, talking through his thought process as he does so. You get to see how a successful author thinks about editing and you can see the work change as he works.
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Writing Your Elevator Pitch with Harry Bingham

Writing Your Elevator Pitch with Harry Bingham

How do you create the perfect elevator pitch? The summing-up of your book in only a few sentences. Being able to capture an agent or editor’s imagination in a short amount of words is a real skill; a good pitch can transform your writing journey. ​​​​​​​Learn from the king of elevator pitches, Harry Bingham, and have yours ready to show him in the chat!
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Ask Us Anything About Publishing

Ask Us Anything About Publishing

There are more ways than ever to see your novel in print. But what one works for you and your book? Each route to publication has its pros and cons. This is your opportunity to ask Harry and Anna any questions you have about what route will work best for you and how to go about it.
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Building Your Crime Novel

Building Your Crime Novel

A good crime novel is tightly plotted, formal in construction yet needs to deliver at least one major detonation of surprise. In this workshop, we’ll work on identifying and assembling the elements that go into a crime novel and we’ll uncover techniques that work for any book at all.
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Your Website & Mailing List

Your Website & Mailing List

This video tutorial is from Your platform module. This module discusses creating your reader magnet, offering that magnet via your ebook, making the magnet-for-email exchange via your website and how to use tools such as Mailchimp and Bookfunnel.
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Your Indie Book Launch

Your Indie Book Launch

This video tutorial is from the Paid launch overview module. This module discusses whether to make your book exclusive to Amazon, or whether to distribute it to every e-tailer in the world. It also discusses how to price your book and your series, and the pros and cons ofperma-free’. It will teach you how to build your launch team and how to launch your book. You’ll also learn to create a timeline for launch and for the first year of self-publishing.
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What Do Literary Agents Do?

What Do Literary Agents Do?

This video tutorial is from the Get an agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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What Genre Is Your Book?

What Genre Is Your Book?

This video tutorial is from the bonus material module.
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What’s Your Genre?

What’s Your Genre?

This video tutorial is from the Get an agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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Your One-Year Indie Timeline

Your One-Year Indie Timeline

This video tutorial is from the Paid launch overview module. This module discusses whether to make your book exclusive to Amazon, or whether to distribute it to every e-tailer in the world. It also discusses how to price your book and your series, and the pros and cons ofperma-free’. It will teach you how to build your launch team and how to launch your book. You’ll also learn to create a timeline for launch and for the first year of self-publishing.
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Your Self-Publishing Toolkit

Your Self-Publishing Toolkit

This video tutorial is part of the Bonus module: Turbo-charging your sales. In this module you’ll learn how to make the most of Bookbub and other free book promo sites. It will discuss the principles and dangers of advertising with Facebook, Facebook ad tactics: how to develop ads and strategies that work for you, how to use AMS ads, and why these are likely to work for you, how and when to use Bookbub ads and how to handle social media (and why you can choose to be very inactive if you want).
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Switching Agents

Switching Agents

With only 2 out of 3 agented books getting a publishing deal, this Snapshot film with Harry Bingham covers what to do if your agent stops working for you.
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Sense Of Place

Sense Of Place

This video tutorial is from the Sense of Place module. All writers need to ensure that their story takes place in a world that feels alive and is vibrantly described. We show you how to do that, and use the same techniques to enrich your novel in multiple dimensions.
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Setting Up Your KDP Account

Setting Up Your KDP Account

This video tutorial is from the Your Amazon page module. This module teaches you how to set up your KDP account, how to choose keywords and categories, and why those things matter. It also discusses how to choose your title, subtitle and series titles (and why those things matter) and how to write and format a brilliant book description that effectively sells your book.
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Show Don’t Tell

Show Don’t Tell

This video tutorial is from the Show Don’t Tell module. The slogan ‘show don’t tell’ is widely misunderstood by new writers, and it isn’t true, in any case. We tell you what you need to know – and how the technique actually works in published fiction.
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Social Media For Indie Authors

Social Media For Indie Authors

This video tutorial is part of the Bonus module: Turbo-charging your sales. In this module you’ll learn how to make the most of Bookbub and other free book promo sites. It will discuss the principles and dangers of advertising with Facebook, Facebook ad tactics: how to develop ads and strategies that work for you, how to use AMS ads, and why these are likely to work for you, how and when to use Bookbub ads and how to handle social media (and why you can choose to be very inactive if you want).
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Soft Book Launches

Soft Book Launches

This video tutorial is from the Free launch overview module. The module discusses why it makes sense to launch for free before you seek a paying readership. It also looks at how to secure a good number of well-targeted readers for your free book launch and how to take care of them once you have them.
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The Editorial Process At A Publisher

The Editorial Process At A Publisher

This video tutorial is from the Get published module. Don’t think that securing a publisher means that your job is done. On the contrary, you need to be active and intelligent in securing the right outcomes for your career, and this module tells you just how to do it.
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The Screenwriters’ Guide To Plotting

The Screenwriters’ Guide To Plotting

This video tutorial is from the bonus material module of the How to Write Video Course.
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The Secret Of Dialogue

The Secret Of Dialogue

This video tutorial is from the The Secret of dialogue module. Writing dialogue is easy. Writing great dialogue is a different matter. We explore what makes wonderful dialogue work and how to deploy those techniques in your novel.
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Themes

Themes

This video tutorial is from the Themes module. Themes are what make a novel memorable, but you can’t charge directly into them. We look at what to do to enrich your novel and what themes you should avoid.
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Trad Author Platform: How To Build It

Trad Author Platform: How To Build It

This video tutorial is from the Build your brand module. The modern author needs to take control of their own career, and build their own direct connection with their readers. That’s easy to do and doesn’t involve a lot of pushy selling on social media. This module teaches you the tricks that will support your career for years to come.
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Trad Author Platform: Introduction

Trad Author Platform: Introduction

This video tutorial is from the Build your brand module. The modern author needs to take control of their own career, and build their own direct connection with their readers. That’s easy to do and doesn’t involve a lot of pushy selling on social media. This module teaches you the tricks that will support your career for years to come.
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Traditional or Self-Publishing

Traditional or Self-Publishing

This video tutorial is from the bonus material module of the How to Write Video Course.
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The International Author

The International Author

This video tutorial is from the Get an agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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Points Of View

Points Of View

This video tutorial is from the crucial Point of View and other technicalities module. Many writers have no difficulty in managing points of view, but if you mess this up, your entire novel is at risk of failure. We explain all you need to know.
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Non Fiction Book Proposals

Non Fiction Book Proposals

This video tutorial is from the Get an agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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Plotastrophes (And How To Fix Them)

Plotastrophes (And How To Fix Them)

This video tutorial is from the Plotting module. Good plotting isn’t a mystery: it’s a set of techniques that work every single time. This module explains these techniques’ and tells you what to do when faced with common plot challenges.
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Problems With Agents

Problems With Agents

This video tutorial is from the Get An Agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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Prolific & Bookfunnel

Prolific & Bookfunnel

This video tutorial is from the Free launch overview module. The module discusses why it makes sense to launch for free before you seek a paying readership. It also looks at how to secure a good number of well-targeted readers for your free book launch and how to take care of them once you have them.
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Publicity And Marketing At A Publisher

Publicity And Marketing At A Publisher

This video tutorial is from the Get published module. Don’t think that securing a publisher means that your job is done. On the contrary, you need to be active and intelligent in securing the right outcomes for your career, and this module tells you just how to do it.
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Meeting Agents

Meeting Agents

This video tutorial is from the Get an agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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Manuscript: Where To Get Help

Manuscript: Where To Get Help

This video tutorial is from the Get Ready Module which discusses why agents reject most manuscripts quickly, and how to avoid that fate. How to check your idea and writing style are both strong enough. Where to get help if you need it.
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Manuscript: Prose Overhaul

Manuscript: Prose Overhaul

This video tutorial is from the Get Ready Module which discusses why agents reject most manuscripts quickly, and how to avoid that fate. How to check your idea and writing style are both strong enough. Where to get help if you need it.
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Manuscript: Idea Check

Manuscript: Idea Check

This video tutorial is from the Get Ready Module which discusses why agents reject most manuscripts quickly, and how to avoid that fate. How to check your idea and writing style are both strong enough. Where to get help if you need it.
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Lead Magnets And eBook Links

Lead Magnets And eBook Links

This video tutorial is from Your platform module. This module discusses creating your reader magnet, offering that magnet via your ebook, making the magnet-for-email exchange via your website and how to use tools such as Mailchimp and Bookfunnel.
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Is Your Idea Good Enough?

Is Your Idea Good Enough?

This video tutorial is from the Getting Ideas module where you’ll learn how to check if your idea for a novel is strong enough to succeed and how to make it better if it isn’t.
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How To Write Amazing Characters

How To Write Amazing Characters

This video tutorial is from the Characterisation module which will teach you how to write characters who seem totally authentic and have a vibrant role to play at the heart of your story. We also encounter foreshadowing, a hugely adaptable technique that will add richness throughout your work.
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How To Write Magical Prose

How To Write Magical Prose

This video tutorial is from the prose style module which will teach you how to write clean, professional cliché-free prose then goes on to show you how to achieve genuine quality and distinctiveness in your writing.
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How To Write Good Prose

How To Write Good Prose

This video tutorial is from the Prose Style module which will teach you how to write clean, professional cliché-free prose then goes on to show you how to achieve genuine quality and distinctiveness in your writing.
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How To Write An Agent Query Letter

How To Write An Agent Query Letter

This video tutorial is from the Get an agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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How To Write A Synopsis

How To Write A Synopsis

Part of the Getting Published Video Course, this video delves into how to tackle the dreaded synopsis.
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How To Write A Series

How To Write A Series

In this Snapshot film, Harry Bingham discusses how to write books in a series and the reasons why you should if you are planning to self-publish.
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How To Title Your Book

How To Title Your Book

What is the best title for your book? Join Harry Bingham as he discusses naming conventions and how you can choose the best title for your work.
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How To Stop Writing Boring Scenes

How To Stop Writing Boring Scenes

Every book will have places where the text just feels heavy with exposition, backstory or factual download. Once you’ve reduced these scenes down to the barest minimum, this short film tells you what to do next.
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How To Plot A Novel The Basics

How To Plot A Novel The Basics

This video tutorial is from the Plotting module. Good plotting isn’t a mystery: it’s a set of techniques that work every single time. This module explains these techniques’ and tells you what to do when faced with common plot challenges.
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How To Plot A Novel Advanced

How To Plot A Novel Advanced

This video tutorial is from the Plotting module. Good plotting isn’t a mystery: it’s a set of techniques that work every single time. This module explains these techniques’ and tells you what to do when faced with common plot challenges.
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How To Plan A Novel

How To Plan A Novel

This video tutorial is from the Putting it all together module. The previous modules have given you all the building blocks of a saleable and memorable novel. The final module walks you through the whole business of planning and self-editing your work.
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How To Choose Your Agent

How To Choose Your Agent

This video tutorial is from the Get an agent module which tells you everything you need to know about how to find agents; how to identify the right agents for you; how to prepare your query letter and synopsis; and everything else you might need to know. Finding the right literary agent is arguably the most important step in your entire publishing career, and this module tells you exactly how to get it right.
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