Writing in Retirement

When You Have Earned the Time to Write

  1. Writing in Retirement is a budget-friendly, practical guide to preparing books or articles and getting them to readers. Could it guide anyone? Yes, but it is designed for the individual who wants to put life and work experiences into a new challenge -- without a lot of high-tech jargon. Instructor Elaine L. Orr wrote 15 books in 5 years. You can publish, too -- as many or as few books, whatever your goal is.
  2. Lessons will cover: organizing your life to write and publish; moving from idea to written product; making the final copy the best it can be; working with a publisher (yourself or another) to produce the book; letting readers know how to find your work, and learning from other writers.
  3. Each lecture is followed by a list of invaluable resources to help you keep learning.
  4. Course attendees can join a private Facebook group to ask questions as they continue their career.
  5. I created this course to help others achieve what I did -- a meaningful income through publishing. Initially I wrote articles and a book. Then came occasional lectures. Direct interaction with students is fun, but there are obvious limits to how many learners you can reach. A friend told me about Teachable, and here we are.
  6. What is this course not? It is not a hyped-up program that tries to tell you writing will make you rich. Yes, your work can be rewarded with income. Some people make a lot of money. Not everyone will, but good products do reach readers. This course will help you make your work the best it can be, and find people who want to read it.
  7. You can take this course at your own pace. My suggestion is that you work consistently -- whether it's thirty minutes per day or two hours per week.

Class Curriculum

  Section 2: Create Tools for Success
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  Section 5: Think About Working with a Publisher
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  Section 11: Achieve Your Goals
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  Section 12: Stay In Touch
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Thanks so much for taking the course Writing in Retirement. I hope you learned a lot. Please remember the two key points. Nothing gets written until you sit in a chair and write, and you only get one chance to make a first impression.

Now, find that chair or turn on your dictation software and get going! And do have fun.

Elaine L. Orr


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