The 7-Step Guide to Authorpreneurship (Plan. Write. Publish!)

ABOUT Rochelle Carter

Rochelle Carter
Rochelle Carter is the Publisher at Ellechor Media LLC, an award-winning publishing company with three imprints and an online bookstore.  She provides publishing consulting services for various authors, and manages the acquisition and production process for all of her imprints. Carter is More...



These 7 Steps are THE guide to approaching your writing career like a business.

Whether you are writing fiction or non-fiction, multi-published or aspiring to publication, independently published or contracted with a publishing house, you need The 7-Step Guide to Authorpreneurship. This how-to handbook will guide you through each phase of your writing career to create a business that generates regular income while allowing you to do what you love. Loaded with well-organized information, plus practical tips and strategies, this guide will become a trusted resource you consult again and again as your build your career.

In a market flooded with advice for writers, there are very few books merging the concept of being an author and an entrepreneur. This guide is the first to truly take authors from concept to execution. The end result is a blending of the entrepreneurial spirit with writing talent to create a successful business achieving the personal and professional goals writers aim for.

Author, create your own success!

"Rochelle Carter takes you through the ins and outs of the business like only a publishing industry veteran can. The book covers a ton of material, yet it is organized in a step by step method so you're never overwhelmed. Highly recommended for new and experienced authors, PR agencies, and publishing industry executives." -Bill Pottle, Author/ Business Owner

Refreshingly different. It's the complete whole, written by a publisher whose experience extends into traditional & self-publishing, fiction & nonfiction. I didn't believe I'd find anything new in it... Man, was I wrong! It trains [authors] in not only what actions to take, but the mindset behind that leads to success. I have never found a single book or resource that I felt comfortable referring to...  until now. I highly recommend the Guide to Authorpreneurship to anyone dedicated to being successful as an author! " -Lori Rising, Bestselling Author, Author Coach

"Very impressed by how clearly and thoroughly it walks the author through the process of publishing. Brilliant!" -Beat Barblan, Director of Bowker Identifier Services

“This book describes critical steps often overlooked in publishing primers...I recommend this book for all authorpreneurs who are serious about creating a successful publishing venture.” -Brian Jud, Author of How to Make Real Money Selling Books, Executive Director of the Association of Publishers for Special Sales

"By the time you’ve closed the back cover, you will have gained the foundational knowledge necessary to begin your career as a successful author." -K.M. Weiland, International Bestselling Author and Writing Coach

"The 7-Step Guide to Authorpreneurship is a great resource for both self-published and traditionally-published writers who are seeking a good overview to the publishing process, and want an easy-to-follow guide to publishing their book the right way. The book has simple yet effective strategies that will prove helpful for writers at all stages of their careers." -Chip MacGregor, MacGregor Literary Inc.

"By far the most useful, straightforward guide to unlocking the mysteries of publishing and book marketing. Before you submit your writing or start down the road of self-publishing, read this book. And then read it again." -Wolf Hoelscher, Pubmission Founder/ President

"Rochelle knows this business... Carter goes into great detail in her book from the writing, editing, budgeting, to the launching of your book. If you skip steps, it will show! [She] pushes to make you a better author." -Melinda Todd, Author

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