Powering Your Points:  How to find stories that engage, entertain, and educate your readers with Daniel Matthews

A common challenge for authors is the ever shortening attention span of their readers. If you can’t immediately grab their attention, it will be nearly impossible to quickly earn your readers trust and keep their interest throughout your book. If you fail to do this, chances are your readers will become frustrated, disappointed, or even sorry they bought your book …

So You Want to be a Writer with Mike Losey

Mike Losey, former SHRM CEO, and a longtime friend, has written dozens of articles and was co-author with Dave Ulrich on two major HR books. But he has always wanted to write a book about leadership and its impact on people’s lives. His new book, Touching People’s Lives: Leaders Sorrow or Joy, will be introduced at the SHRM Annual Conference …

Story Theater Method for Authors with Doug Stevenson

Doug Stevenson is the creator of The Story Theater Method and is a master story-telling coach, speech-writer, and presentation consultant. In this session he’ll discuss what authors need to know about great storytelling. Click here to listen to the recording. To order The Story Theater Method click here.

Toastmasters for Authors with Yvonne Ortega

Yvonne Ortega, author, speaker, and Certified World Class Speaking Coach, will discuss Toastmasters and how it can benefit authors. She’ll share what it is, how it works, benefits of membership, and how to utilize your membership to write your blog posts and books. Click here to listen to the recording.

Blog2Book with Cathy Fyock

You may have all the content you need for your first or next book! Join Cathy Fyock, The Business Book Strategist, as she shares ideas for repurposing content to turn your blogs, articles, and other materials into a book. She’ll share tips and tricks from her newest book, Blog2Book! To listen to the recording, follow this link. To order Blog2Book, …

The Gift of Feedback for Authors with Jeff Nally

To be at their best, authors need to be able to receive the gift of feedback: from their editorial board, from their editor, and from their book coach! Join author Jeff Nally as he discusses how to find the GIFT in feedback. To listen to the recording, follow this link.

Is Co-Authoring Right For You? with Karin Hurt and David Dye

Co-authoring provides a unique opportunity to increase your platform, write a better book and get the attention of traditional publishers. But co-authoring isn’t easy and it’s definitely not for the faint-of-heart. Karin and David pull back the curtain and get real about the benefits, challenges and how-to’s of successful co-authoring. In this fun, honest and interactive session, you will receive real-life examples of what worked, what can go wrong and what they would …

From Nonfiction to Fiction with Dr. Jac Fitzenz

If you’re a nonfiction author who someday dreams of writing a novel, you’ll want to join HR guru Dr. Jac Fitzenz as he discusses his transition. He’ll discuss his two new novels, and share his background as a thought leader in HR. To listen to the recording follow this link.