From January 2-6, we’ll add two videos each day.
Be sure to check out the links next to each video
for access to our guests’ freebies!!
And WELCOME. Our experts will light a fire under you that burns so brightly, you will be READY to get your book out into the world. We have some AMAZING content in store for you.
Cheers, from The Narrative Project and Sidekick Press!
We’ve got a secret Facebook Group for you, where we will be having watch parties and offering special tips and gifts during the conference. It’ll be worth it for you to join the group and jump in to comment whenever you get a notification that we’re on there posting.
If you have questions, jump on the Facebook group and tag Cami Ostman, Lisa Dailey, or Anneliese Kamola.
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Rita Mock-Pike (she/her) is the granddaughter of aviation pioneer Jerrie Mock, the first woman to pilot an airplane solo around the world. She is a freelance journalist and content writer with many bylines (CNN, Al-Jazeera, Tor.com, Wandering Educators, Paradise Magazine, Travel Awaits, others). Rita is also an author with Simon & Schuster’s imprint Ulysses Press, with The Unofficial Hogwarts for the Holidays and I Love Trader Joe’s Air Fryer cookbooks. And, she is the co-founding Editor-in-Chief of the MockingOwl Roost, a literary and art magazine, and director/producer of the performing arts branch of the MockingOwl Creatives, and the head of forthcoming MockingOwl Publishing.
FREE GIFT – Access to the Mocking Owl Roost quarterly literary magazine.
Paulette Perhach’s writing has been published in the New York Times, Vox, Elle, Slate, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Marie Claire, Yoga Journal, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Hobart, and Vice. AND She’s the author of two million-reader viral essays.
She blogs about a writer’s craft, business, personal finance, and joy at welcometothewriterslife.com and leads meditation and writing sessions through A Very Important Meeting.
FREE GIFT – A year of daily prompts to keep you writing!
Jennie Nash is the founder and CEO of Author Accelerator, a company that trains, certifies, and supports book coaches so they can help writers do their best work.
FREE GIFT – Author Accelerator is offering a 10-week course on the Blueprint for a Book method, a video series with lessons and a workbook. The steps are designed to help writers answer the fundamental questions of their project, including their motivation and the best structure for doing the work they want to do. It is appropriate for people starting or revising books in fiction, memoir, and nonfiction.
If prompted, use code ALREADY
Laura Kalpakian is the author of sixteen novels and four collections of short fiction published in the US and the UK. She was nominated for the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for American Cookery. She won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award (twice), the Anahid Award for an American writer of Armenian descent, the PEN West Award, and the Stand International Short Fiction Competition. She has had residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Montalvo Center for the Arts, and Hawthornden Castle in Scotland. She is the author of sixteen novels, and four collections, and over a hundred stories published in collections, anthologies, literary journals and magazines in the USA and the UK. Laura is re-releasing several of her books through Paint Creek Press.
FREE GIFT – Writing from Photographs
C. Hope Clark wears a lot of hats as a writer. She’s known for her award-winning mysteries consisting of 16 books in three series, but then, again, in other circles she’s known for her website FundsforWriters.com and the newsletter that reaches 24,000 writers/readers. Writer’s Digest selected FundsforWriters for its 101 Best Websites for Writers recognition for the past 20+ years, and she often writes for the Writer’s Digest family in terms of blog, articles, and presentations. She lives in South Carolina on the banks of Lake Murray, with her best selling series being the Edisto Island Mysteries, published by Bell Bridge Books, set on one of the state’s most secluded beaches. She speaks often to conferences, book clubs, service organizations, and writers groups.
FREE GIFT – FundsforWriters newsletter provides markets that pay writers. Expect 24-30 paying opportunities weekly in the form of contests, grants, freelance opportunities, gig jobs, and publishers/agents.
Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the co-founder of 100 Word Story. He has published two books on writing, Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo, and Brave the Page. He’s also published All the Comfort Sin Can Provide, a collection of short stories, Fissures, a collection of 100-word stories, and Nothing Short of 100: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story. His stories have appeared in dozens of literary magazines, and he has been anthologized in many collections. Grant serves on the National Writing Project’s Writer’s Council, Lit Camp’s Advisory Council, and Aspen Words’ Creative Council. He’s also the co-host of the podcast Write-minded.
Free Gift – Excerpts from Grant’s new book, The Art of Brevity, will be published on his Substack account.
Stacey Graham has worked both sides of the literary door as an agent and as a humor writer with the wickedly funny Zombie Tarot. She is also a screenwriter, ghostwriter, short story writer, and specializes in offbeat nonfiction. She loves working with writers at all stages of their careers, representing talented authors and illustrators from around the globe in picture books, middle grade, romance, graphic novels, YA, and nonfiction. She is a member of the Association of American Literary Agents.
FREE GIFT – Next steps after you’ve written a manuscript. Think you’re done when you type “The End”? Think again. Here are some steps to take to get your manuscript in the best shape possible before sending it out into the world.
Sara Connell is a bestselling author and founder of Thought Leader Academy where she helps coaches, writers and entrepreneurs become successful, published authors and in-demand speakers. She has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The View, FOX Chicago, TEDx, The Today Show, and Katie Couric. Her writing has appeared in: The New York Times, Forbes, Good Housekeeping, and Parenting. Her first book Bringing In Finn was nominated for ELLE magazine Book of the Year.
FREE GIFT – To ensure you get results in the New Year, our free gift is a session with our top bestselling book strategist. In this session we will help you clarify your book vision, identify & overcome obstacles, and create a success plan to make the writing, publication, and monetizing your book a reality in 2023!
Victoria Andersen is the host of the Leap Into Your Story Podcast that features authors who share their insights and expertise. She has written and published three paranormal memoirs: “Touched“, “Trial by Fire,” and “Mastering the Paradox.” Her latest book is: “The Leap Into Your Story~30 Day Writers Journal.” In addition to writing and podcasting, she coaches, develops online courses, and is an international speaker. Her mission is to inspire writers to tell their story and feel empowered to publish their book.
FREE GIFT – Writer’s Toolkit which includes the 5 “hidden” things that may be holding you back from writing, tips on how to begin writing with ease, in just 5 simple steps, and 25 simple tactics that will not only get your book done faster, but help you in other areas of business and life as well.
Lisa Dailey is the publisher at Sidekick Press, website designer at Silent Sidekick, and author of Square Up: 50,000 Miles in Search of a Way Home. Her mission is to guide authors through their publishing journey. With more than twenty years of writing and publishing experience in the technology arena, Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge to help her clients promote their big idea with everything from formatting manuscripts to full book production, website maintenance to new website design and automation.
FREE GIFT – Website analysis – Let our team analyze your website. We’ll perform a speed test, link and security check, and perform an overall review to let you know how you might be able to improve your calling card.
Cami Ostman is the founder of The Narrative Project, a nine-month program that helps writers get their books done. She is also author of the book Second Wind: One Woman’s Midlife Quest to Run Seven Marathons on Seven Continents, and the editor of several anthologies. Cami believes that words are powerful that we CREATE our identities with words—we tell our truths with words.
She holds a B.Ed. in English from Western Washington University and an M. S. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University. She has been profiled in Fitness Magazine and her books have been reviewed in O Magazine, The Atlantic, and Washington Post.
FREE GIFT – What Kind of Writer Are You? Myers-Briggs for Writers. Learn how your personality type influences how you set up your writing life and what you pay attention to as you write. When you have an understanding of how your personality affects your writing life, you’ll be able to make the necessary changes and set yourself up for success!