Navigating the Path to Publishing

A Self-Assessment Tool for Finding the Best Path Forward

Traditional? Self? Hybrid? Rate yourself in terms of your goals, your finances, and your skills — and THEN decide which publishing path is right for you.

Book publishing can feel like the Wild West — a land of opportunity and excitement, and also a land where no one quite knows what the rules are. It can be an overwhelming task for writers to figure out the best way through this unknown terrain. Save yourself hours of googling and sifting through misinformation. Through video lessons and worksheets from Jennie Nash, this course provides a clear, honest overview of traditional publishing, self-publishing, and hybrid publishing. You’ll also receive lists of helpful resources for each category. Interactive self-assessment tools such as “decision point” worksheets and budgeting tools help you to pinpoint your goals, skills, and finances. By the end of the course, you’ll come away with a clearer sense of which path to publishing is right for you.

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Your Instructor

Jennie Nash
Jennie Nash

Jennie Nash is the founder and CEO of Author Accelerator, which trains, certifies, and supports book coaches as they help writers write books worth reading. Since 2008, writers serious about reaching readers have trusted Jennie to coach their projects from inspiration to publication. Her clients have landed top New York agents, national book awards, and deals with houses such as Scribner, Simon & Schuster, and Hachette. Jennie is the author of 8 books in 3 genres. She taught for 13 years in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, is an instructor at, and speaks on podcasts and at writing conferences all over the country. You can learn more about Jennie at and

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your refund policy?
We do not offer refunds on our online courses.
Why are you the right company to teach me about publishing?
Not only has Jennie Nash been in the publishing industry for 20+ years, but her Author Accelerator team is made up of writers who are published traditionally as well as self-published and hybrid published. We are uniquely poised to give a 360-degree look at the state of publishing today and the pros and cons of each option. You are in good hands!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

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