“You know, I’ve always wanted to write a book, but I wouldn’t even know where to start.”
“I’ve got this book written, but now it’s just sitting there. I don’t know what to do with it.”
“I’ve tried writing a couple of books, but they’re never good enough. So I give up and just start a new one.”
“I can’t seem to find the time to finish it.”
“I don’t even know what to write about.”
These are the frustrated, disheartened, confused words of countless kids, teens, and adults that I’ve encountered over the years. I started hearing these lines so often that I knew I couldn’t ignore them. So many people want to write, or have written, a book, but don’t know the next step. That’s why I’m here to help. If there’s anyone who knows the ins and outs of writing, publishing, and promoting a book, it’s me.
Hello, all you writing rockstars! I’m Jacquelyn Eubanks.
I am the Amazon best-selling, award-winning author of two novels: The Last Summer and The Last Time. The Last Summer, which was published in May 2012 (when I was 14), was a finalist in the 2012 USA Book News Best Book Awards. The Last Time, published in November 2013 (when I was 16), got a 5-star rating from Readers’ Favorite, was a finalist in the 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards, and won a 2014 Readers’ Favorite Bronze Award. I started writing these when I was only 12, but they were not the first. I tried publishing novels as early as age 10. So you could say I’ve been doing this for about ten years now.
Over the course of those years, I’ve written half a dozen books, given creative writing workshops to middle schoolers throughout the metro-Detroit area, spoken in front of thousands of youth, and been mentored by some of the most amazing female leaders of our time, including Teresa de Grosbois and Shawne Duperon. I’ve been interviewed for newspapers, on live radio and television, and attended an intensive creative writing course at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp. I’ve also written blogs for other institutions, as well.
But all this success at such a young age was no cake walk. My first two years of high school, I was mercilessly bullied for having written a book. I became so ashamed of it that I didn’t mention it to anyone, and my author platform suffered. I’ve made many mistakes along the way, including (super embarassing!) forgetting to put page numbers in one of my published books. I’ve suffered bad book reviews online, as well as enjoyed glowing ones. I’ve felt the sting of comparison, and the triumph of success.
Here’s the truth:
– Anyone can write a book.
– Everyone deserves to have their story told
– You can find the time
– You can finish it
– Anyone can be a successful author, given the right tactics
Bottom line is, YOU HAVE A STORY INSIDE YOU, AND YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF, AND EVERYONE ELSE, TO TELL IT. That’s why I’m here: to help you do just that.
I am ZEALOUS about teaching writers how to make their dream book a reality.
Through online courses, videos, blog posts, workshops, and more, I want to help YOU write, publish, and promote your book. I can show you the best, the easiest, and the fastest way to publishing (so you don’t get bogged down or overwhelmed with details). I can show you how to effectively target your audience to get maximum book attention (so you don’t waste your time, frustrated and wondering why the audience you’re targeting isn’t responding). I can teach you the secret formula to writing a book that readers will love (and be authentic at the same time).
So, if you’re interested, I encourage you to sign up for my email list. It’s the surest way to end up with an inbox full of writers’ tips and freebies. As courses become available, you’ll be the first to know. And don’t forget to tag your writer life photos with the hashtag #EmpoweredAuthor for a chance to be featured on my Instagram and blog!
Happy writing <3
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