Winning Beyond Book Sales... Activating Authors for Greater...


Discover how to write fast, publish cost-effectively and generate lasting income with your book



The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy [ASA] is a publishing education training business that offers a membership group, premium publishing business certification, and self-paced courses to empower Independent authors in the Caribbean and the Diaspora to write and win with books.

 

Established in May 2020, by C. Ruth Taylor (a Jamaican Authorpreneurship Specialist, bestselling author x27 books and CEO of BambuSparks Publishing), this online school helps independent Caribbean authors to thrive with books beyond book sales.

Who can join?

Independent authors who want to publish without breaking the bank... Independent authors who are looking for community... Independent authors who want to use books as a platform to transform lives, create socio-economic freedom and build a legacy.

Vision 2030

To raise up 10,000 Caribbean Authorpreneurs (author entrepreneurs) by 2030 to transform lives and create socio-economic freedom through authorpreneurship.

 

 

"Thank you, Ruth for all the publishing, teaching, and coaching you have provided... Without you I would still be swimming with the sharks. It was only a matter of time before being consumed. Many blessings and thanks to you and the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy membership group."
Patricia Lindsay Fletcher
ASA Member, Certified Publishing Coach
The Academy's Main Offerings

Choose a Service & Get Started

The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Membership Group (US$99 monthly)

Publishing is expensive but for just US$99 per month over 3-6 months, you can be guided in the process of publishing your bestselling and best-earning book for less than US$1000.

You will save money and make your publishing dream come true in a supportive environment.

Enrolment is in January each year.

The Rocket-Writer's Book Creation Program (US$1800+)

Using her proven Rocket-Writing system that enabled her to write 20 books in a year, Ruth can help you to go from idea to book (first draft) in 24 hours or 30 days in her Rocket-Writing Studio (online or in-person).

No need to take months or years to write. Save time and focus on what you do best.

This program is ideal for those wanting a small book (10,000-30,000 words) to share their story or expertise.

Premium Publishing Business Certification Online (US$5000)

Learn. Publish. Earn

Most publishing training programs will teach you the publishing process but not help you execute it and start your publishing business. This program fills that gap.

Over 3-4 months, with Ruth's help, you will learn the steps to publish a book; publish it on Amazon, become a Certified Publishing Coach, and start your business.

The Academy's Pro-Bono Courses

Free Writing & Publishing Courses

Idea to Book in 30 Days

This self-paced course is the companion to the book, “The Rocket-Writer” and Part 1 of the book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.”

It includes "The Rocket-Writer" Audiobook and several video tutorials to help you to write your non-fiction book or memoir in 30 days or less.

This writing process is particularly suitable for small books (10,000 - 30,000 words) to share your story or your expertise.

Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass

This self-paced course is based on Part II of the book, "Authorpreneur Secret$". It breaks down the publishing process in a way to help you to published a book in a cost-effective manner (US$500-$1000).

You will learn the seven secrets to publish a book on a budget without compromising quality, get a budget-friendly price guide, and practical tips to cut your editing, formatting, cover design, printing and ISBN costs, and a step-by-step process to publish your book over a 90-day period.

The Academy's Paid Courses

Cost-Effective Self-Paced Courses

Authorpreneur Secret$ 101 (US$99)

This is a companion audio course to the book "Authorpreneur Secret$" (Updated & Expanded Edition). Listen on-the-go to these 27 tutorials and get the bonus notes along with an e-copy of the “Authorpreneur Secret$” book.

Discover how you can replicate Ruth’s results to earn a living with your book beyond book sales.

The course brings to life the lessons in the ASA book. You will be inspired to take action as you learn the practical steps to write, publish, market, and monetize your book.

Book Marketing Secrets 101 (US$199)

Taught by some of the finest authors and marketing experts, this course will give you the foundation to market your book like a boss and sell more books.

Discover the "Foundations for Successful Book Marketing" with Michael La Ronn; "How to Get Booked on Podcasts and Other Media Outlets" with Marva Smith; "The Importance of Branding, Purpose and Positioning with Javette Nixon"; Practical examples of book marketing; "Book Marketing Secrets of Successful Authors" by C. Ruth Taylor and more.

A book marketing toolkit is also included.

Write and Retire Right (US$99)

Write and Retire Right is a self-paced online course for pre-retirees and retirees based on the book, “Write and Retire Right: Secrets to Write Non-Fiction Fast and Create Sustainable Income in Retirement."

The course comes with the audiobook, short video & audio tutorials, worksheets, retiree author stories, and tips to have a happy, financially viable and fruitful retirement with a book.

It includes a bonus WRR consultation session with C. Ruth Taylor and recommended retirement resources to design a winning retirement with books.

Best-selling author of over 25 Books

About C. Ruth Taylor

Cameka “Ruth” Taylor is a leading Jamaican Authorpreneur Specialist, Publishing Consultant to Independent Authors, podcaster, creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$™ Academy, and the CEO & founder of Extra MILE Innovators Limited a.ka. BambuSparks.

After publishing her first book in 2015, and finding it difficult to make a full-time living with just selling books, in 2018, Ruth changed her author model and dived into Authorpreneurship full-time. This shift created socio-economic freedom for Ruth and now she is on a mission to replicate it in the lives of other authors who are struggling to sell books and thrive financially.

Best-selling author of over 25 Books

About C. Ruth Taylor

Cameka “Ruth” Taylor is a leading Jamaican Authorpreneurship Expert, Publishing Consultant to Independent Authors, podcaster, creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, and the CEO & founder of Extra MILE Innovators Limited a.ka. BambuSparks.

After publishing her first book in 2015 and finding it difficult to make a full-time living with just selling books, Ruth changed her author model and dived into Authorpreneurship full-time in 2018. Now she equips authors to transform lives and thrive with books beyond book sales.

What is Authorpreneurship?

Leveraging your book and author platform to increase your impact and income beyond book sales. Using a book as your primary platform to create profitable products and services and building a business around your book.

It’s a blend of the words “author” and “entrepreneurship”.

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