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How to Make Money as a Writer

Being an Author-Entrepreneur

FREE course covering the basics of being an author-entrepreneur and why you MUST treat your writing as a business, even if you are pre-published.

You'll learn:

  • How to define your writing business
  • What it means to invest in your business
  • The minimum requirements for running your writing busine
  • Plus! Loads of free resources to get you started


Your Instructor


Julie Hedlund
Julie Hedlund

Julie Hedlund is an award-winning picture book author and founder of the 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge, which boasts 800+ members.

As a "pioneer of publishing," Julie worked with publisher Little Bahalia to fund the publication of her latest book, MY LOVE FOR YOU IS THE SUN (2014).

She also published two award-winning and critically-acclaimed storybook apps for the iPad with Little Bahalia. A TROOP IS A GROUP OF MONKEYS, Little Bahalia 2013, first published as an interactive storybook app, was the recipient of the 2014 Independent Book Publisher's Association Benjamin Franklin Digital Gold Award. Her storybook app, A SHIVER OF SHARKS, Little Bahalia 2013, was a 2014 Digital Book Award winner. The apps were published in print under the title, A TROOP IS A GROUP OF MONKEYS (2013).

Julie speaks regularly at industry events, and channels her passion for helping other authors into courses such as The Complete Picture Book Submissions System (with Emma Walton Hamilton) and How to Make Money as a Writer. Julie Hedlund is an award-winning children's book author, founder of the 12 x 12 Picture Book Writing Challenge, blogger, and a regular speaker at SCBWI and other industry events.

A TROOP IS A GROUP OF MONKEYS, Little Bahalia 2013, first published as an interactive storybook app, was the recipient of the 2014 Independent Book Publisher's Association Benjamin Franklin Digital Gold Award. Her storybook app, A SHIVER OF SHARKS, Little Bahalia 2013, was a 2014 Digital Book Award winner.

Julie lives in Boulder, Colorado with her son and daughter and one hound dog high-maintenance enough to be considered a third child.


Class Curriculum


  Being an Author-Entrepreneur
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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