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Courses to Advance Your Writing Career
Level up your writing career through skills and strategies taught by a professional writing coach committed to your success.
The Art & Craft of Writing (waitlist)
Elevate your skills and become the writer you know you can be. In this eight-week intensive, I'll help you elevate your writing skills and create a compelling 3,000-word nonfiction piece you'll be proud to show an editor or agent. You'll get loads of focused training, live calls, and one-click access to me and your cohort in Mighty Networks. Limited space—get on the waitlist!
Your Platform Matters (YPM)
Join us in Your Platform Matters (YPM)! This $12/m membership community is devoted to helping writers reach readers in meaningful ways. We believe your message matters, so your platform matters. Access the library for dozens of trainings for one low monthly fee! This is the most affordable way to have access to Ann through community interaction, group coaching calls, & trainings (plus, it's fun!).
book Proposal Program
Your Compelling Book Proposal
If you want to write a book, you need a compelling book proposal. YCBP is a comprehensive program that walks you step by step through the process of crafting and completing your professional book proposal. With three levels of support to choose from, you'll get to know Ann really well.
Perfecting Your Pitch
Learn a literary agent's tips for pitching your book in this 90-minute, on-demand masterclass taught by literary agent Cynthia Ruchti. In Perfecting Your Pitch, Ann hosted Cynthia, who walks through what to expect...and what to avoid. For only $27, you’ll be inspired to craft your pitch with samples and suggestions for both novelists and authors of nonfiction.
Be a Podcast Guest
Be a Guest
Pitch yourself as a podcast guest to gain visibility, establish credibility, and connect with listeners. In this $37 course, Ann Kroeker shares the exact process she uses for pitching herself as a podcast guest (it's landed her on numerous shows!).
nonfiction book training
7 Steps to a Clear Book Idea
Find the clarify you crave—and the validation you need—for your next book idea! When people ask, "What's your book about?" do you struggle to articulate your idea? This course walks you through seven steps to blow away the creative fog so you can express your nonfiction book's concept and start developing what goes into it. A great place to start when you're planning to write a book—gets you through the first few steps of crafting a book proposal!
Working with Ann Kroeker has been the single most valuable addition to my writing life. Not only are her courses packed with valuable information, but her heart for her clients and passion for helping them reach their writing goals shines through in everything she does.
author, podcaster, YouTuber
My writing coach gave me tools to package my communication—like a framework to organize my ideas—and they're coming together and impacting my work. I've advanced to the next level as a coach in my business, and I've led trainings that had greater reach and brought in more business because of those skills.
I cannot recommend her highly enough! Ann is an expert coach and a warm soul. And I think she might be a tiny bit magic.
Check out the free courses!
Try Craft Your Book's Big Idea
This FREE 3-day challenge pulls that book idea out of you, walking you step by step through crafting your book's big idea. This gives you a taste of what you'll experience in more detail in 7 Steps to a Clear Book Idea.
Try Make Your Sentences Sing: 7 Sentence Openers to Add Music to Your Prose
This FREE short video course will remind you of 7 sentence openers that create variety within sentences and enhance the way you write. Work through the content to discover how switching things up adds life and music to your prose.
Ann Kroeker is a superstar coach
"Ann Kroeker is a superstar coach. I feel like she understood me within five minutes and gave me lots of ideas, things to think about, and resources. I'm thankful she helped me figure out my longer-term goals and direction with writing."
Lori Ashley Taylor
author, Dragonfly: A Daughter's Emergence from Autism...a practical guide for parents
Ann's guidance on developing a book proposal facilitated a dream come true
"Ann's guidance on developing a book proposal facilitated a dream come true with the launch of my first book with a mainstream publisher. There is no doubt that her devotion toward my growth as an author provided the trajectory for success."
pastor and author of Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy, 2020 Christian Book of the Year
If you are looking for help writing a book, she's amazing.
"So glad to deliver a copy of my book to my writing coach, Ann Kroeker. Four years ago, she said, 'You need to write this book.' Her skill and encouragement were vital to this project. If you are looking for help writing a book, she's amazing."
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