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Writers Preparation Handbook

Course Description

You want to write a book, but you don't know the first thing about getting started. Will it cost you money to create a book? How should you begin? Maybe you're not that computer savvy. 

 

This course helps you get everything organized so when you sit down in front of that computer you will not be intimidated by the setup and mechanics of getting started. 

You will be able to dive into writing your book content and, you will make great progress as you challenge yourself to write more and more each time you sit down at your computer.

 

The great thing is, you will learn some neat tips and tricks along the way to make your book dream come true.

Be sure to download the free documents, including the 5-page checklist, and the 35-page study guide.

Some of the things you will learn are:

  • Why you should test the waters with an eBook

  • Organize your new writing business

  • Make project folders and subfolders

  • Protect your work and your computer equipment

  • Research characters’ professions

  • Know your locations

  • Setting up your working file

  • Learn and use Styles

  • Don't do that manually!

  • Where is that thing?

  • Critique Groups

What are the requirements?

First and foremost, you should have the desire to write a book.

 

While you can use a pen and paper, it is highly advisable to use a computer with a word processing program because writing the book is only the first part of your journey.

What am I going to get from this course?

This course will prepare you so you can sit down and begin the organization of your book and start writing. Unlimited number of times you can take this course.

Who is the target audience?

This course if for:

  • Those who have an idea for a book.

  • Anyone who has written a book but felt it was just a glob of words.

  • Someone who has written a book and needs a refresher course.

How to Format Word Docs Like A Pro

Course Description

Having a good command of MS Word is a prized skill. You are going to learn how to use Styles to transform documents. Styles are the core of using Word fully and properly.

 

With a little practice, you will be able to format titles, paragraphs, bullets and a lot of other things. I’ll show you how to generate a table of contents from your headings, how to create a new style from scratch, and even how to create a template. You will also learn how important the pilcrow mark plays in your quest for perfect documentation.

 

All of these things will help you in your day job, your organization, or may even help you get a better job.

 

Here’s what you’ll learn

 

• How to use Styles to:

• Format Titles and Section Titles

• Format Paragraphs and Bullets

• Automate First Line Indents so you never have to Tab over

• Set up Spacing before and after Lists

• Automatically generate a Table of Contents

• Create a New Style from scratch

• Create a Template

• Why you should love the Pilcrow mark

Course includes

• Practice document

• Study guide with course screenshots

• Unlimited number of times you can take this course

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