The Art and Craft of Writing Seminar  

Are You a Writer?

 Or Dream of Being a Successful One?


This 6-Week Workshop Could Change the Rest of Your Life...

And give you the all the tools you need to take your

creativity and writing to the next level 

— whether you're a beginning writer or a writer looking to become a master of your art and craft!

Starting Thursday, February 28th – April 11th

Hosted by: Marc Allen, Founder of New World Library
& Kent Nerburn, Best-Selling Author

All of us have a story to tell  

All of us have a message to share.  But so often we lack the confidence to bring our story into the light. 

Am I good enough?

Do I have enough talent?

Do I really have anything to say?

Will anyone care?

These are questions all of us face on our artistic journey.

The Art and Craft of Writing Seminar
will help you get beyond these fears

and into the telling of your story

and sharing of your message. 


It will help you to see that your dreams are worthy, 

and that your struggles and hopes are real. 


And it will give you the courage to create in spite of the issues,

both seen and unseen, that you will inevitably face on your journey.


"Forget the ‘must do's,’ and concentrate on the 'you probably won't get far withouts."

 - J.K. Rowling

There is an art  to writing as well as a craft… something most how-to books overlook.

In this unique course, along with addressing specific questions about the writer’s craft, we’ll talk about the most important issues writers struggle with and give you the essentials to take with you on your creative journey to be the successful writer you dream of…

In this 6-week teleseminar,
Marc Allen, Publisher of New World Library,
and Kent Nerburn, Bestselling Author,

will share insights from their many years of working in the field of writing 

— as authors, editors, and publishers.

Here are just some of the ​things you’ll discover through this inte​​​​​​ractive workshop:

  • How to court the Muse
  • How to find your own voice (or voices)
  • Ways you can avoid the pitfalls of writing
  • How to know when your work is finished
  • How to deal with fear of failure and the experience
    of rejection
  • The toll of money on the creative spirit
  • The psychic connection between artist and audience

In addition…


During the Q&A sessions at the end of each session, you’ll be able to ask questions about any area of concern in your own writing process.

Because this is an interactive course, we encourage your emails and participation by submitting 1 or 2 pages of your writing. Both Marc and Kent will be available to offer suggestions and ideas to support you.


This is a seminar about you and for you…  and you’ll leave with a greater confidence in your writing voice and a stronger belief in the possibility of fulfilling your dreams as a writer, whatever they might be.


No matter where you are in your writing journey, whether you haven’t quite got started or have ‘false starts,’ or you’re stuck in the middle, or racing down the finish line… Marc and Kent will offer guidance and help you find your next steps.

Course Overview

WEEK ONE  
THE WRITER’S JOURNEY

In this first session, you’ll be guided through the best exercise you can do to fulfill your dreams as a writer – and the one that set Marc on his own path to success as a publisher, writer, musician and composer.


We’ll talk about finding your voice and freeing yourself from the stranglehold of writer’s block.

WEEK TWO
BEGINNING THE JOURNEY

In this session, we’ll cover some of the issues we all must confront when you begin your life as a writer: discovering your artistic voice, finding the balance between inspiration and craft, overcoming the pain of rejection and having the courage to fail, the dilemma of making a living, the unlikely benefit of anonymity and the unexpected burden of success.

WEEK THREE
THE HIDDEN SECRETS

In this session, we’ll share some of the hidden discoveries you will experience on your journey:


The magical power of accident, the importance of long patience and making the right decision, the joy of making friends across time and space, the conundrum of being finished with your work emotionally before the work is actually complete, the hard decision of knowing when to let your work go.

WEEK FOUR
THE CARING EYE

In this session, we’ll share our experiences of working together as writer and editor for 30 years:


What makes a good editor (and a bad one), as well as what you’ll want to look for in this essential relationship that ultimately shapes the writer’s work. We invite your participation and sharing of writing samples in a safe environment. Together, we can look at a selection of writing and offer our thoughts on where it is strong, where it could be improved, and suggest ways to make it a better piece of writing.

WEEK FIVE
PICKING UP THE PIECES

In this session, we’ll look more closely at issues that have come up in the first four weeks, and delve more deeply into subjects that you, the participants, have brought up or that we feel need to be explored more fully.

WEEK SIX
WHY THE JOURNEY MATTERS

In this session, you’ll discover why the writing life matters, both to the individual and the wider world, and how artistry can be applied to every facet of your life.

Meet Your Teachers

MARC ALLEN

CEO and Founder of New World Library

Marc Allen is a renowned author and president and publisher of New World Library, which he co-founded in 1977. Guiding the company from a small start-up with no capital to its current position as one of the leading independent publishers in the country, Marc has shepherded some of the most influential non-fiction books of the past 30 years, including The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra, and Creative Visualization by Shakti Gawain.

Marc is the author of several life-changing books, including Visionary Business, A Visionary Life, The Millionaire Course, The Greatest Secret of All, the newly revised Tantra for the West, and his most recent publication The Magical Path.

KENT NERBURN

Best-Selling Author

He has published nearly 20 books that have been translated into 15 languages and sold several million copies worldwide.

His work has been praised by everyone from the novelist Louise Erdrich to the historian Howard Zinn. Famed record producer Rick Rubin directs young musicians to his work, and the founder of twitter, Jack Dorsey, recently purchased hundreds of copies of Kent’s latest work on the creative life to hand out to his Twitter opinion makers around the world.

Marc Allen and Kent Nerburn have been friends for over five decades.

Their long time professional and personal relationship gives them a unique perspective on the writer’s journey. Listening to them, you’ll get to see this journey through two very different, but complementary, sets of eyes. You’ll learn there are many ways to make this journey and many ways to reach your goal.

Marc Allen & New World Library
Publisher of over​ 550 active titles including:


Each Magical Teleseminar 

will be 60 – 90 minutes

Thursdays, February 28th – April 11th

(no class March 14) 6pm PST/9pm EST


All sessions will be recorded in the event you can’t attend live. 

In addition to the 6-week Teleseminar, you can opt to receive personal, one-on-one help in 2 ways:

Need extra help?  A Rare Opportunity.

1. A One-Time Personal Editing Session with Marc and Kent – 1 hour

Do you have some writing you’d like to have professionally reviewed? Both Marc and Kent will read your work and make suggestions, offer editing help, and answer any of your questions.

2. Four Personal Coaching Sessions with either Marc or Kent, or both! – 1 hour each

The four hour-long personal coaching sessions are with your choice of either Kent Nerburn or Marc Allen. You’ll schedule calls throughout the next several months to work very specifically on your project.


The one-on-one Personal Coaching Includes:

  • One-on-One phone conversations with Kent Nerburn or Marc Allen
  • An honest appraisal of the viability of your project
  • Specific feedback on the quality of your writing, and how to improve it
  • Insightful guidance on how to improve your book’s chances of being published successfully
  • Help developing a strategic plan to succeed as a writer

What do you need?
Whether you’re looking for insights or inspiration, here are just some of the areas where we can guide you:

  • Polish your writing
  • Explore the rhythm and musicality of your prose
  • Develop characters
  • Find ways into your story
  • Get an overview of how to live the writer’s life
  • Answer your publishing questions
  • Get the ‘lay of the land’ of the publishing industry from both a publisher’s and writer’s perspective
  • Find out what you should expect relative to your current situation
  • Develop your ‘literary eye’ when looking at the world around you
  • Help you explore any blocks you have and open them to the deeper psychological issues of being a writer and putting your writing out before the public 

The Art and Craft of Writing Seminar: 


You will receive: 

  • 1
    6 Live Teleseminar Classes. Week One: The writer’s journey. Week Two: Beginning the journey. Week Three: The hidden secrets. Week Four: The caring eye. Week Five: Picking up the pieces. Week Six: Why the journey matters
  • 2
    Private Community Facebook Group. Connect with Marc, Kent, and the other program members to support your writing growth
  • 3
    Lifetime access to all session recordings
  • 4
    Options for exclusive Private Coaching with Marc and Kent

6-Week Live Teleseminar


Program Start Date: February, 28th 2019.

Early Bird Rates Below. Pricing goes up February, 26th.


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- 6-Week Live Teleseminar

- Private Facebook Community

- Payment Plan Available



$295


PLUS Personal Editing Session

- 6-Week Live Teleseminar

- Private Facebook Community

- One Private Coaching Session

- Payment Plan Available



$595


Satisfaction Guarantee

We are so sure you’ll be happy with your purchase that we offer full Money-Back Guarantee to ensure your satisfaction with our program. If for any reason and at any time you wish to cancel your enrollment in the Art and Craft of Writing Teleseminar, we will promptly issue a refund. No questions asked, no hassles.

Simply contact our customer care specialist at marc@marcallenteachings.com about our Money Back Guarantee.

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