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How To Write Your First Book in 2023

Join this 9 day free training and walk step by step through everything you need to know to write your book and create a finished manuscript.


Starts January 9th!

Writing a Book

It's your year...and your story is waiting to be written.

But where do you start?

How do you create a first page that immediately captures your reader's attention? How do you create an immersive setting with characters that your audience can see themselves in? How do you structure a nonfiction story? A fiction one?


These are questions I had too. 

So I got to work soaking up as much knowledge as I could from every industry expert I could find. I consumed blogs, podcasts, free & paid content and gained even more tips & tricks through my own experiences.

Now I'm ready to share it all with you so that you can finally write the book that's been sitting inside of you all along.


2023 Resolution:
Write Your Book

In this free 9 day training, you'll learn how to avoid writer's block, complete a polished final draft manuscript and have the confidence to pitch to publishers.

The Schedule

This training will take place over Zoom for the course of eight days. Each day, you'll be able to participate in a 30 minute webinar & training covering varying topics relevant to writing your story and becoming an author. See below for the content we'll cover.

Sessions Daily at 12 PM CST from 1/9-1/17


Getting In The Writer's Mindset

Writers dream of becoming an author, but don't succeed. Why? The fundamental reason is they do not have the right Mindset.

In this session, I'm going to tackle challenges we face as first-time writers.


You'll learn:

  • What gives you the power to become an author

  • 7 Different Strategies to get in the right MINDSET

  • How to move forward without burning out. 



Goal Setting Your Story

Writers often quit before they start because of lack of time. We all have priorities in our life, so how do we add a big project into our schedule?

In this session, you'll learn:

  • How long it takes to write your story

  • How to set realistic goals in a busy schedule

  • How to see results without getting burned out in the process



Starting Your Story

Writers often get stuck on how to start a story.  Whether you have a fiction or nonfiction book in you, I'm going to take you through an easy way to get your book started.

In this session, you'll learn:

  • What stories MUST have to be successful

  • Strategies to start your story and construct your main message or plot

  • How to write a story that readers can get hooked into and follow



Hooking the Reader

Writers often tell me "I don't know if anyone will want to read what I write." It's a common "lack of confidence" challenge that people face. This session will focus on making your story compelling and believable to the reader.

In this session, you'll learn:

  • How to hook the readers into your story from the first line

  • Strategies that first-time authors MUST know to keep the reader engaged

  • Tools to ensure your story is believable and compelling through every scene



From the Author Perspective

Authors that have worked with Dream To Author have seen the challenges and had their own "Aha" moments. Learn what they did to publish their first book successfully.

In this session, you'll discover:

  • What authors have been challenged with in their own project

  • How they became successful and what you can do to achieve this goal

  • The secrets that authors wish they would have known writing their first book



Making Successful Authors

If you're ready to become an author, get someone in your corner. Every first-time writer faces challenges they don't know or understand. Dream to Author has been helping writers through this for years.

In this session, you'll discover:

  • How to write a book and publish with confidence

  • What the Book Creation Project is all about and get a special BONUS

  • What pain points writers face and what makes Book Creation Project better than webinars



What Holds Writers Back

Writers often experience hesitation about writing a book and getting help. We'll address apprehension and talk about accountability that produces results.

In this session, you'll hear:

  • Directly from Author and Self-Publisher that breaks down the barriers of doubt

  • Hear what is keeping you from your Dream to become a published author

  • How to be a committed writer



What Publishers Look For

Writers often get tripped up on the publishing process, especially because it's changed so much the last few years. Hear from publishers the trends they are seeing and what their expectations are for first-time writers.

In this session, you'll learn:

  • What first-time authors MUST know when submitting to publishers

  • What new trends have led to the self-publishing movement

  • How to determine your path to publishing your book




Get all your questions answered! I'll be available to answer all questions that you have been wondering about but haven’t asked yet.

In this session, you'll:

  • Have the opportunity to ask your own questions

  • Hear questions and challenges that other writers are facing

  • Hear answers that will help you gain confidence in writing your own story


What People Are Saying...


“Working with Jackie, I feel like I'm getting somewhere. Jackie combines encouragement and discipline in that creation process. I would highly recommend Dream To Author for your writing project.”


"Dream To Author has been invaluable to me as I draft

my non-fiction management book."


"I have been impressed with Jackie's dedication to
follow through and get things done. She is always
extremely helpful and has a wealth of knowledge on
writing, publishing and marketing her books."

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Hey there, I'm Jackie Haley.

I'm an award-winning author, speaker and entrepreneur.​

I have a passion for writing, for making a difference and for helping others with similar passions. 

I created this 9 day training and my brand, Dream to Author, to help aspiring writers become published, providing assistance through online training and coaching services. Besides speaking engagements and my writing career, I have over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management and running my own consulting business doing strategic planning projects and more for nonprofit organizations.

I love working with authors, especially first-time ones, to help them through every step of the publishing journey from writing to editing to finding a publisher to getting it into the hands of readers.

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In This Training You Will...

Learn how to work through writer's block and other obstacles to write your story and avoid burnout 

Learn how to confidently write and polish your manuscript

Learn what to watch out for as a first-time author and steps you should be taking


Are you ready to tell your story?

Sign up for the 9 day workshop below! Registration is free but spots are limited so make sure to sign up & secure your spot before they're gone.

Register Today!

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