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The Author Training Manual by James Scott Bell, Nina Amir

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The Final Steps:From Aspiring to Published Author

Congratulations! You have finished the Author Training Process. You have gone through all nine steps, and along the way you have evaluated yourself and your idea from the perspective of a literary agent or an acquisitions editor. You also accumulated a lot of information and may even have begun your manuscript.

Now what?

It’s time to put the finishing touches on your business plan and make some final decisions as you take the last steps from aspiring to published author.

Create a Timeline or Timetable for Your Plan

To complete your map, you need an estimated time of arrival (ETA) for each stop along the way. Review the information you compiled as you completed Step #1 through Step #9 and extract ...

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