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.

Author Platform

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.

Masterclass

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!

Real Success Stories

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. 

Eva Kubasiak

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.

Joe Peoples

business coach

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.

Kim Hyland

author, speaker

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.

Nate Cheever

essayist

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."

Mark Vroegop

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."

Latest articles & podcast episodes

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Find Your Book Midwife, Say “Yes” Before You’re Ready, Pitch to Build Platform, and Authentically Engage with Readers (interview with author Clarissa Moll)

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