Non-Fiction Publishing Boot Camp Intensive in the LA Area!


•  Do you have lots of ideas for books but are not sure where to start? 
•  Do you want to promote your business and your expertise?
•  Do you want to stand out as an author and become a speaker?


Attend Over And Above Creative Group's Non-Fiction Publishing Boot Camp!

Many people have dozens of ideas for books -- but they don't know where to begin. This workshop will help you zero on the best book concept to pursue. You will learn how to identify the right idea and learn all the fundamentals of writing a high-quality non-fiction book and the options for getting it designed and published.

Each participant will receive personal attention on their concept and content. By the end of this intensive workday, you will know precisely what to write and how to move forward to get your book published. 

• target your market and select a winning concept for your book
• decide between traditional publishing vs. self-publishing
• write a book proposal to attract an agent and publisher
• organize your manuscript into the right sequence of chapters
• write clearly and edit your own writing
• obtain assistance from a ghostwriter or editor
• work with a designer for your book cover and interior design
• produce an e-book from your book
• promote your book on your own or work with a professional publicist

Boot Camp Intensive is an intensive day devoted to creativity and inspiration on your book project. Your workshop leaders, Rick Benzel and Susan Shankin will guide each attendee to understand the best market for their book, sharpen their themes and content, and develop a chapter-by-chapter outline.

  • Sat. April 21 --10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Location- The beautiful Oak Creek Ranch in the Santa Monica mountains off Topanga Canyon 
  • Fee: $195 (includes breakfast and lunch)  -- or bring a friend and the fee for two people is $300. 
  • For more info, email: or call 310-962-8364.


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Rick Benzel is an idea strategist, editor, writer, & ghostwriter with 35+ years experience in publishing. He has edited 100’s of books, authored 5, and ghostwritten 15. He was the Senior Editor for the best-selling book, The Artist’s Way, and numerous other books.

Susan Shankin is an art director & designer with 20+ years’ experience in publishing. She was the Art Director for The Artist’s Way. She has designed and executed projects in book development, marketing collateral, web sites, email campaigns and creative brainstorming.

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Workshop Registration for 1 person    Ended $195
Workshop Registration for Two People (Bring a Friend)    Ended $300

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