Nonfiction Author Mastery

Build your brand! For thought leaders, visionaries or online business owners who want a book that builds a supportive audience.

Make sure you avoid critical mistakes and amateur writing with this essential course to nonfiction author mastery. You'll learn insanely valuable tips nobody else is using, why most books fail, how to avoid common mistakes, and launch a bestseller even if you have no audience.

Use your book to build your brand!

I've recently been building out the resources for nonfiction authors in my new book, Book Craft, and decided to create a 12 week program just for nonfiction writers.

Some literary nonfiction, memoir or biography for example, is often told in narrative voice, which means a lot of the sections on writing fiction are actually important for writing nonfiction. But there are other things that are crucial for nonfiction, like getting readers invested, getting to them to pay attention and take action; building trust and rapport and credibility so they listen and trust what you’re saying.

Since this course isn't available yet, you can start with the nonfiction resources in the Bestseller Blueprint course first.

After the new book launches, I'll come back and build this course based on the following 12-week plan, with some more advanced writing and marketing tips specifically for your nonfiction book launch.


WEEK 1: Discover your purpose

WEEK 2: Find your value

WEEK 3: Claim your story

WEEK 4: Clarify your your process

WEEK 5: Choose your vision

WEEK 6: Research your market

WEEK 7: Collect your content

WEEK 8: Map the journey

WEEK 9: Engage the senses

WEEK 10: Credibility Boosters

WEEK 11: Pave the road

WEEK 12: Edit & Proofread

Your Instructor

Derek Murphy
Derek Murphy

I've spent decades roaming the globe, studying philosophy, art history and literature. Now I help authors write and publish books while working on my own fiction and nonfiction projects. I have a deep, cutting insight into all things publishing-related and can give you specific, practical feedback and book marketing strategies you won't get anywhere else.

PhD in Literature, USA Today Bestselling Author, Featured in CNN for renting castles.

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