Spotlight: Rochelle Melander, Author of Write-A-Thon…

Before I introduce our author spotlighted today,  I want to announce a new series starting this weekend.  The series is about making Facebook Author Pages.  You won’t want to miss this one.  Also our Book Launch Package will be live this weekend.  Stay tuned.!   On to the spotlight.

Our Spotlight today is on Rochelle Melander. It is not often that I get to spotlight an author from my home town, Milwaukee, let alone one whose book is perfect for you.  I hope we can do lunch.

Rochelle Melander is the CEO of Write Now! Coach, a writing, editing, and coaching practice that she founded in 2001. Her 10th book, Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (and Live to Tell About It) will be released in October 2011.
As the Write Now! Coach, Melander coaches professionals, exec utives, writers, business owners, and aspiring authors. Write Now! Coach Rochelle Melander values the power of writing to change the lives of writers and readers. She teaches aspiring authors how to make time to write, shape their ideas into a book or product, sell their work, and navigate social media. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband, the writer Harold Eppley, and their two children.

Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (And Live to Tell About It) is the 10th book authored by Rochelle Melander, a certified professional coach, accomplished editor and writer. As the Write Now! Coach, Melander teaches professionals and novices how to write fast, get published, establish credibility, and navigate the new world of social media.  According to a study conducted by the Jenkins Group, 80% of the U.S. population, want to publish a book.

Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days is a compendium of writing tools, performance techniques, problem-solving exercises, encouragement and life skills for nonfiction and fiction writers.  Detailed dos and don’ts for the writer about query letters, agents, publishers, writer’s platform, marketing, and reading lists round out the complete training system for writing a book in 26 days.

Release of the book coincides with the build-up to National Novel Writing Month (nanowrimo.org).  This annual challenge draws 200,000 people who write a 50,000-word novel or work of nonfiction in 30 days.  In 2009 Melander, who has always written on tight deadlines, completed Write-A-Thon during Nanowrimo and joins the list of participants who not only finished the race but published afterward.

Click here to purchase the book: amazon.com

Click here to see the book  trailer:Write-A-Thon trailer

Click here to download  a sample of the book: WriteAThonSample

Any questions or comments for Rochelle, please comment below.

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  • I’m happy to be here today! Thanks for hosting me! 🙂

    • My pleasure.  I live in Mequon, we really should do lunch!

      Janis

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