Go deeper into all the elements of book coaching, from managing a project to developing story structure to understanding the primary paths to publication. Learn step-by-step how to coach a story from zero and how to analyze a complete rough draft. Gain experience with live clients, participate in small community of peers and mentors, and feel confident about your skills.
To earn Advanced Certification, you must submit your Portfolio (both practicums and some additional coursework) for review. The submission fee is $499.
Completion of this course will allow you to move on to the Pro Book Coach Certification course and market yourself as an Author Accelerator Advanced Certified book coach. Advanced Certification is good for two years – you must renew it and pay a renewal fee to retain certification.
Note: This course is focused on fiction only. To learn how to run your own book-coaching business, help a writer prepare to pitch or self-publish, work in particular genres, and more, stay tuned for forthcoming master classes and our Pro Certification course. These will be coming in late 2019 and early 2020.
Jennie is the author of eight books: three memoirs, four novels, and a guide for writers.
Her book publishing credentials include:
She has freelanced for dozens of publications, including:
She has been on staff at:
Random House | New York Woman magazine
She has been featured on blogs such as:
Lately, her private clients have been racking up some seriously awesome success – books published by Scribner, Norton, Hazeldon, Ten Speed, and Simon & Schuster; self-published books that have won top awards; and writers who have landed some of the best literary agents in the business.
One client recently landed on the front page of the Sunday review section in the New York Times, and the next week, went on the "Today" show.
Jennie has been an instructor at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program for 12 years. She lives in Santa Barbara, CA, with her husband and has two grown daughters.
Some of Jennie's raving clients:
"Want to change your life? Hire Jennie!"
"You have this amazing ability to explain how a story actually works, and not in a hoity-toity way but in a way I actually GET and can DO."
"I've never seen anyone with so much whip-cracking, can-do, positive energy."
These are Jennie's books: