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Interview Replay

From January 3-7, we’ll add two videos each day.
Be sure to check out the links next to each!!

 

Congratulations Writer!!!

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.

The Details…

Facebook Group

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.

Mastermind Your Book
Breakthrough Session

To schedule your breakthrough session with a coach from The Narrative Project, please use the Schedule button on The Narrative Project home page. 

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 Join us for a six-week deep-dive that will Kickstart YOUR Book in 2022. This course is designed to help you put the FOUR PILLARS of SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION into place so that you’ll walk away READY to write and FINISH your book in 2022.

Normally $497, we’re offering this course to you for only $97. Use discount code rsw2022disc to get $400 off this course—Ready, Set, Write!!

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MONDAY

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Linda Joy Myers, founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers, is the author of award winning memoirs Don’t Call Me Mother and Song of the Plains, and two books on craft The Power of Memoir, & Journey of Memoir. She co-authored Breaking Ground on Your Memoir and Magic of Memoir & co-teaches Write Your Memoir in Six Months. A memoir coach for 26 years, she helps memoir writers find their voice and get their story into the world. 

FREE GIFT -Digital copy of Breaking Ground on Your Memoir: Craft, Inspiration, and Motivation for Memoir Writers. Click the button below to download.

Ebony Haywood is a writer, teacher, and energy healer who helps people unblock their creative flow and generate solutions for their personal and professional lives. After grappling with writer’s block, Ebony Haywood talked with other bloggers and discovered they struggled too. In 2020, she launched her podcast, Motivation To Write, to inspire writers and entrepreneurs to become the best versions of themselves. Ebony lives in Southern California, where she enjoys cheese pizza, anything with avocado, and classic films.

FREE GIFT – Wallpapers and infographics for self-care and motivation.

We are living in an era in popular culture and politics when falsehoods have been celebrated as facts, facts have been called fake news, and “alternative facts” have tried to make truth and lies synonymous. It’s crazy making for those of us who value honesty and integrity. Truth matters.

Download Betsy Graziani Fasbinder’s guidelines for writing essential truths across genres as well as an excerpt from her memoir, Filling Her Shoes: A Memoir of an Inherited Family.

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TUESDAY

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Kathryn (Kiffer) Brown is CEO and co-founder of Chanticleer Reviews and Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs) that discover today’s best books. The company differentiates itself with “under the hood” digital technology (that increases the digital footprint of each book review and CIBA winner) developed by her super-geek husband, Argus Brown.

FREE GIFT – Use coupon code R6L48MEW26C to get your free copy of Chanticleer Reviews Magazine.

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.

Topic: Adventures in Publishing!

FREE GIFT Sign up to attend the first of six sessions in Lisa’s new class “Adventures in Publishing!” where she will give you the roadmap to get your book published. Unsure of what type of publishing you want to pursue? Check out the Resources page on Sidekick Press and download the free quiz on determining your publishing path.

Rachael Herron

Stop Stalling and Write

Download Rachel’s Stop Stalling and Write PDF—helpful tips you can use now to get some writing done. You’ll also get Rache’s FREE weekly email in which she encourage you to do the thing you want most in the world!

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WEDNESDAY

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Michelle Cox is the author of the Henrietta and Inspector Howard series as well as “Novel Notes of Local Lore,” a weekly blog dedicated to Chicago’s forgotten residents. Her books have won over 60 international awards and have been praised by KirkusLibrary JournalPublishers WeeklyBooklist, Foreword, Elle, Redbook, Brit&Co., Popsugar, Buzzfeed, and many others.

FREE GIFT – Michelle’s Top Ten Marketing Tips!

Paul Hanson is one of three co-owners of Village Books and programmer for the Chuckanut Writers Workshops and Classes. Before arriving in Bellingham in 2011, Paul was the long-time manager of Eagle Harbor Book Company on Bainbridge Island.

He is a writer and publisher, former President of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, and past core team member of Fields End, a writers’ community on Bainbridge Island. Paul has been one of the Chuckanut Writers Conference Coordinators since 2012.

FREE GIFT – Use code WriteNow! to take 15% off one purchase from now through January 31, 2022. 

Paulette Perhach wants to help you jump into your freewriting practice with a theme to get you started, delivered every day before 5 a.m.

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THURSDAY

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Jane Ubell-Meyer is the founder of Bedside Reading, the world’s leader in placing and promoting books and authors in hotels, the Hamptons and the media. This year, Jane celebrates 20 years of placing books in the Hamptons. Her business has evolved and in 2017 Jane officially launched Bedside Reading, reaching luxury hotels from Aspen to Santa Monica.

FREE GIFT – Get access to Bedside Reading on the download program – These books are placed in all of Bedside Reading’s participating hotels (including Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Fairmont Miramar, Santa Monica California, Pierre New York, Conrad New York Downtown, and others). Click the button below for access.

Laura Davis is the author of The Burning Light of Two Stars, the story of her loving yet tumultuous relationship with her mother, and six other non-fiction books. Her first books, The Courage to Heal and The Courage to Heal Workbook, paved the way for hundreds of thousands of women and men to heal from the trauma of sexual abuse. 

In addition to writing books that inspire, for more than twenty years, she’s helped people find their voices, tell their stories, and hone their craft. Laura loves creating supportive, intimate writing communities online, in person, and internationally. 

FREE GIFT: Download the first five chapters of Laura’s new memoir, and receive a free ebook: Writing Through Courage: A 30-Day Practice. Click the button below for more details.

Laura Mazer offers classes from time to time and when she does, she posts information about them on her social media platforms. Follow her on your favorite platform.

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FRIDAY

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Jamey Stegmaier runs the day-to-day operations of Stonemaier Games, located in St. Louis, Missouri. Jamey has designed several tabletop games, and he has had a lifelong passion for playing and designing board games. His eight crowdfunding campaigns have raised over $3.2 million dollars, and he shares his insights, mistakes, and lessons learned on his blog.

Jamey’s passion for crowdfunding led him to write A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide, a book about crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, and putting customers’ needs before your own as you form a community.

FREE GIFT – Two of Jamey’s popular posts: 10 Daily Actions to Build Your Crowd and Kickstarter Lesson #57: It’s Not Kickstarter’s Job to Give You Backers

Cami Ostman

FREE GIFT – One reason writers get stuck halfway through writing a first draft or get mired down in revisions is they aren’t clear about what drives their hero/ine. If you don’t know what your hero/ine is looking for, longing for, needing, asking, or aiming for, it’s hard to know which scenes to include in the narrative and even harder to know how to develop your THEMES. This exercise will help you get clarity about what is driving your main character. Interpret the sentence stems literally or metaphorically (or both). Write the answers that come to you first. Work fast. Try to complete each of these sentences in 30 seconds before moving to the next. Set a timer if that helps prevent you from overthinking.