Holiday Special! Give yourself the gift of writing a novel

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  • Do you want to get writing but just don’t know where to begin?

  • Are you ready to get started on your novel now?

  • Do you want guidance and support to make sense of this whole book-writing world?

If you said yes, then you’re in the right place.

Beth Barany, Creativity Coach for WritersHello, I’m Beth Barany, an author’s coach, award-winning novelist, and speaker.

I’ve been where you’ve been. That’s what inspired me to write books, teach, and coach authors to help them get writing their novels now. Welcome to the Author Success School, as my clients jokingly call it.

Here’s the Holiday Special to the Author Success School!

Starting December 1st, and for the entire month of December 2013, I’m offering a holiday special to help you get your writing done, and to give you the opportunity to gift yourself the gift of writing.

Because what could be better than living your dream and giving yourself the gift of writing your stories so you can in turn offer them to the world for all of us to enjoy?!

The Holiday Special to the Author Success School is designed to help you get moving, so that you can focus on your novel, or focus on the marketing of your novel.

Give yourself the time to write – yes – even during this busy holiday season. I’ll be helping you figure out how to write during this busy time of year.

Give yourself this gift because writing is really important to you, and there’s no time like the present to flex your writing muscles.

Give yourself the gift of structure, progress, and the satisfaction of actually writing your stories down.

I offer coaching, courses, and books. My books for authors are an accessible way to help you get motivated, focused, and develop the discipline to get writing.

Participating in this special promotion will help you get writing and you’ll win a special prize of $195 value. Read on for all the details…


How to Participate

From December 1-31, 2013, take these three steps to participate:

1) Purchase one or two or all three of Beth’s writing and marketing related books – see list of eligible books below;
2) Do the 2 (two) assignments related to the book(s) you purchased;
3) Email your receipt and the answers to your assignments to Beth. Email Beth at

THEN: Beth will review the assignments in 1-2 business days and will send you the link to schedule your free coaching session valued at $195. Coaching sessions are 60 to 75 minutes long and take place over phone or Skype. (Beth is in the United States Pacific time zone. You can be anywhere in the world where you have a phone or Internet connection.)

Sapphire Stone, Author“Before I worked with Beth in her One-on-One Premium Coaching program, I had the experience of feeling overwhelmed and lost, and had no idea where to start in furthering my writing career, which included editing, marketing, and what to expect in the world of writing. After working with Beth, my past struggles no longer held me back, I felt confident in myself and my writing, and I succeeded in editing my first book and moved toward getting published. Beth was, and continues to be, an invaluable resource and an unwavering support for me and my writing career. I couldn’t have achieved my success without her. I am forever grateful for her amazing compassion, brilliance, experience, and passion for writing.” —
Sapphire Stone, author of Shadow Revenge (coming soon)”



Designed to get you moving, Beth’s coaching sessions will help you:

• Take the next step in your writing
• Get clear at what is at the core of your passion
• Uncover what’s stopping you from writing
• Develop writing habits
• Strategize your marketing
• Determine your best publishing options for you

Writers working with Beth have finished their first novels, designed their marketing programs, and published their books. Use your time to get motivated, energized, and focused on the writing goals important to you.

Jeri-Lawson“Before I started working with writing coaching with Beth Barany, I could not get a writing project finished. I had several half-written articles all over my desktop. But after working with Beth, I am so much more focused and productive. With her insightful reflections and guidance I have discovered and developed a writing process that works for me. I have also let go of mental blocks and beliefs that kept me from expressing and publishing my ideas. In working with Beth I found my voice.” — Jeri Lawson, Oakland, CA


We like prizes, and I want to give you a gift.

Here’s how it works: Complete all three steps on this special promotion during the month of December, and you will win a special Writing Coaching Session with me, valued at $195.

To claim your prize, be sure to email Beth at:

And wait, there’s more! (I love saying that!)

You’re also eligible for the Grand Prize, a scholarship ticket into the 2014 Author Group Coaching program, valued at $1,500. (Go here for a sneak peek at the 2014 Author Group Coaching program.)


Keep reading for the Grand Prize details.



1. If you buy one book and do the set of two exercises for that book, you have 1 pass into the drawing to win the 100% scholarship for the 8-month group coaching program starting April 2014, valued at $1,500.

2. If you buy two books and do the each set of exercises for those 2 books, you have 2 passes into the drawing to win the 100% scholarship for the 8-month group coaching program starting April 2014, valued at $1,500.

3. If you buy all three books and do all three sets of exercises, you have 3 passes into the drawing to win the 100% scholarship for the 8-month group coaching program starting April 2014, valued at $1,500.

Be sure to email Beth at and send her your assignments and receipt to be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Richard Burns“Beth’s Group Coaching helped me to go beyond mere good action and dialog. I dig much deeper into the character interactions and emotions, make them real, make them grab the reader. I put a sharper microscope on character motivations. I’m more daring with relationships and improved the voice to fit the story.” – Richard Burns, Author,


Here Are The Links To Buy Each Book:

Overcome Writer's Block by Beth BaranyOvercome Writer’s Block (ebook only) (All retailers have ereaders you can download for free and use on your computer, tablet, or smart phone.)
Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords






The Writer's Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Book by Beth BaranyWriter’s Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Books (ebook & print available)
Amazon | B&N (print only)










Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers by Beth BaranyTwitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers (ebook & print available)
Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords










Here Are The Assignments For Each Book

Overcome Writer's Block by Beth BaranyOvercome Writer’s Block

For inner reflection: Spark Seven “Passion for Writing”
For outer action: Spark Nine “Writing Deep”




Writer’s Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Books by Beth BaranyWriter’s Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Book

For inner reflection: Exercise 1.1, page 24-27
For outer action: Exercise 2.1, page 35-36




Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers by Beth BaranyTwitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers

For inner reflection: Chapter 3 Activity Guide on page 12
For outer action: Chapter 4 Activity Guide on page 20




Carol Malone, Author“Over the past year of my association with Beth Barany as my writing coach and creativity muse, I can measure my personal and professional growth. I went from struggling writer to becoming a publisher author with Beth’s help. Beth’s belief in me and my talent pushed me to work harder. My confidence in my abilities to tell a story has grown phenomenally. I thank God for Beth’s help, caring, kick-in-the-butt techniques and her loving guidance. Thank you Beth, for helping me to believe in myself, my talent, and my goals.” – Carol Malone, Author,




Q: Why are there two assignments per book?
A: Learning takes place both with inner reflection and outer action. Each assignment is designed to focus predominating on either inner reflection or outer action.

Q: I’m publishing a book this month, how can I participate?
A: Focus on marketing with Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies.

Q: What if I’ve already done the exercise you asked us to do? How can I still participate?
A: Show proof that you’ve done it — send me your replies and your receipt — and if you want “extra credit,” do another exercise. (Extra credit = satisfaction of a job well done and five gold stars; and a second entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.)

Karen Lodrick“Beth has a way of evoking motivation and inspiration out of me, by just being, listening and encouraging in a subtle way which is perfect for me. I think she understands what I need as a writer. I find myself working harder and accomplishing much more in such a short amount of time, my story is pushing right out of me. She is one of my allies.” – Karen Lodrick, San Francisco, CA,


Void where prohibited. Must be 18 years or older to participate. Open to people all over the world, where legal.

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