Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Learn about the Business of Writing with Author Sharon C Jenkins

About the Book Authorpreneurship: the business of authoring and publishing your work. You plan your process, create content, and distribute your book, eBook, or articles. For example: Self-published authors practice Authorpreneurship when they organize and manage content creation, publish- ing, marketing, sales and distribution of their end product. If you are an author desiring to profit off of your message then you are practicing the art of Authorpreneurship, the business of writing. IN THIS BOOK YOU WILL FIND: • The definition of “Authorpreneurship” and the entrepreneurial cycle that fuels the mastery of the business side of your book project • The keys to firmly establishing a financial foothold in your genre’ • Tools that will help you determine the feasibility of your book project • A book written for authors by authors who have been there, done it and are not afraid to tell their story Authorpreneurship: The Business of Writing equips you for the new paridigm shift in the publishing industry. The conventional publisher traditionally handled the business side of your literary project, but with the flood gates opening in the self-publishing market, writers are finding themselves in need of mastering the art of Authorpreneurship. This book is the resource to help you do it successfully.
About the Author Sharon C. Jenkins is an author, motivational speaker and workshop facilitator, serves as the Inspirational Principal for The Master Communicator Writing Services and is the mastermind behind the successful Authors Networking Summit. Ms. Jenkins is also the Tele-class Facilitator for Powerful Women International. She also hosts the popular Blogtalk Radio program, The Literary Showcase where she has featured authors like Marla Martenson, Garth Sundem, Michelle Stimpson, and Myra Wallace. You can tune into her show on Saturday's at 9:00 a.m. (CST) at Known as The Master Communicator, author Sharon Jenkins is proficient in communicating the plight of the abused child in her revelatory book, Beyond the Closet Door. In her advocacy she has also started a writer's workshop series for children called Speak Little Children Writer's Initiative. Her most recent release is Authorpreneurship: The Business of Writing. This book is a tool chest of resources and strategies for authors who desire to better understand the business side of writing. It equips you to be a literary leader in the midst of a major paradigm shift in the industry. Also showcasing authors who have "in their out of the box" thinking mastered the art of Authorpreneurship. Writing and Editing Background Writing: Professional writer for eight years, with experience in magazine, newspaper, and business writing. Author of articles in several national publications; co-author of two books; author of two books. Publications include Yahoo Shine, Diva Toolbox, Beauty Come Forth Magazine, Gospel Truth,, Houston Black Book and recently crafted Small Business Today's lead article for their premier issue with Farouk Shamir. Editing: Editor of four electronic and print journals, various corporate and business materials (including reports, promotional materials, and brochures) articles, and books. Experienced in copyediting, content editing, and proofreading. Business and Corporate Writing: Developer, writer, editor and designer of a wide range of business materials, including promotional materials, proposals, brochures, biographies, and policy and procedure manuals, and website content. Clients include: Plan C Concierge, Sa4i, GO TM3 LLC, Allen Dave Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Pam Ellis of Smahrt Solutions, Gail Mathis of Ardyss International Non-Profit Management: Grant writer, created of sponsorship packages, website content, newsletters, board solicitation packages and training curriculum, press releases, DARs Policy and Procedure Manual, strategic plan, by-laws, internship programs and evaluation, developed scholarship application and supporting program documents, created resource manual for target populations, and developed new employee HR materials. Clients include: Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce, Angelle's Project, No More Victims, Texas Women Empowerment Foundation, WVUMC CEO Ministry, A Heart Like Hers, Barbara Jordan Endeavors Corporation, Angels By Nature and Learning for Life, BSA. Speaker: Motivational speaker for 12 years, doing keynotes and workshops at educational, business, and faith-based organizations nationwide. Hosted several writing conferences, including the Desire to Inspire Writers Workshops, that progressed to the 2010 and 2011 Authors Networking Summit which were hosted in Houston and Detroit. The 2012 Authors Networking Summit will introduce The Authorpreneurship Project, based on her recent book release, Authorpreneurship: The Business of Writing. Academic Writing: Chaired development team for Financial Management curriculum for statewide distribution. Created on-line courses for Business and Electronic Communications and Keyboarding. Crafted workshops for teacher professional development at state conferences in Business Education. Currently creating a training module for an Assistive Technology Lab for college students with disabilities. The trainees will include physical therapy students, scribes, and college faculty and staff. Sharon's Website

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