WIP School
You don't have to go it alone, authors!

We know there are many things to learn, questions, and potential pitfalls as you write, publish, and market your book! 

Get support without having to hire a whole team! We've got you!

With this membership program you get:
Monthly training and support from experts across publishing, launching, and marketing your book!

LIVE 2 hours coaching session every month with Alexa Bigwarfe, author coach & publisher, creative founder & director of Write|Publish|Sell, host & founder of the Women in Publishing Summit 

Access to one live monthly paid workshop - the deep dive into most pressing publishing/marketing topics as a direct response to questions from our author audience (recording and vault of past info provided!) 

LIVE Q&A with the WPS team on hot topics such as book launching, Instagram, finding reviewers, Facebook ads, growing your author platform (one per week)

Monthly Writing Critique Session - facilitated by editor, Jen Milius

Facilitated Author "pods" to help you build a lasting writing community 

Monthly templates for authors, new each month to help you with things like email subject lines, yearly content calendar creation, TikTok video creation checklist, & more!

Additional Training vault including our popular Instagram for Authors and Goodreads for Authors

Access to the previous months' training workshops for as long as you maintain membership (all of the training listed below)

Networking sessions 

WEEKLY Writing Sprints - writing accountability sessions

Live, highly engaged Facebook community support; daily support & encouragement 


Proposed Workshop Schedule for 2023

(These are subject to change, but represent the types of topics we'll cover - your training vault includes access to all the workshops that have already occurred!)

January: Working with an Editor Special Guest: JoEllen Nordstrom

February: How to Use Canva for Authors with Raewyn Sangari

March: The 13 Things Publishers Want - YA & Children's Books - Madeline Smoot

March Bonus: How to Get the Most Out of Your Podcast, Webinar, Summit, and other Speaking Engagements: Alexa Bigwarfe

April: Using Your Short Fiction to Create Income and Connect with Readers - Matty Dalrymple

May: Demystifying the Book Marketing Timeline - Alexa Bigwarfe

Self-Publishing 101 - and how to load your book to IngramSpark and KDP - Alexa Bigwarfe

Creating content for your website, newsletter, and social media - Alexa Bigwarfe and team

Workshops are still being added for the rest of the year, but will focus on marketing, business growth, self-publishing, PR, and more! We'll bring in special guest experts to teach the topics authors need to know most!

Training Vault from 2020 - 2022 Included!

January: Decoding Book Publicity: Learn how to develop a successful PR strategy that will position you as a global industry leader, step by step! Special Guest: Lilian Sue

February: How to Create and Sell Digital Products for Additional Revenue Streams (without feeling stupid or salesy) with Becky Kopitzke

March: Creating an email sequence to sell more books with expert copywriter Brittany Long

April: Where does Marketing fit? When to start and what tools to use

May: Keywords and Categories Training

June: How to manage your Advance Review Team & Influencer Tour

July: Writing Compelling Nonfiction - Guest Writing Coach - Jackie Haley

August: Getting those Reviews from your Advance Readers (To solve the question - why won't my advance readers leave reviews?)

September: How to Run a Successful Booklaunch - Guest Marketing Expert Aimee Ravichandran

October:  Build a Book - Fiction Writing Workshop (Prep for NaNo) - Guest Expert Heather Davis

November: BookBub & other promo tools with Samantha Williams (Aurora Publicity)

December: Developing your 2023 Marketing strategy

December: Facebook Ads for Authors

January: Email list growth for Authors

February: How to SELL without feeling icky; sales tactics for Authors

March: Working with a Team - How to Find & Task VAs to support your book marketing

April: Finding & Getting in Front of Your Target Reader (guest speaker, Belinda Griffin)

May: Get ready for Holiday Promotions! (yes, already!) (guest expert)

June: Developing Your Book Launch Strategy

July: Amazon Ads for Authors (guest expert, Kirsten Oliphant)

August: Growing Your Author Platform

September: TikTok for Authors + bonus workshop: Grantwriting for Authors

October: Editorial Reviews

November: Elements of a Scene with guest expert Ines Johnson

December: Developing your 2022 Marketing strategy + How to manage your Advance Review Team & Influencer Tour

Join now at $47/month

As long as you remain an active member, you will continue to be grandfathered in at this pricing.

Alexa Bigwarfe's WIP School provides a dynamic online course with expert training modules, fellow-author networking opportunities, and the vital inspiration to succeed. Alexa and her team design and coach all levels of authors through the launching and marketing of a book, any genre. Both live and self-paced classes advanced my skills toward the 2021 launch of my Middle Grade Magical Realism book. The Q & A sessions tailor the program to our individual needs. -- Alexa is a coach who leaves no benchwarmers!

Sarah Schwarcz

Great training session! You continue to deliver excellent training!

Susan G.
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