I offer several online classes to writers.

Some  are ongoing and available at any time, while others are on available for limited times.

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Book Selling University is collection of 50+ an online, on demand courses for authors. I have two courses for authors and self publishers:

How to Set Up a Publishing Business (BSU-124)

Taxes Tips for Authors (BSU-125)

 

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How to Create a Self-Publishing Company August 27- September 24, 2018. Open 4 weeks only.

When you decide to self-publish your book, you need to establish a business–a publishing company. But how difficult is it to form a publishing company? What do you need to do today and what can wait a few weeks or even years? Author and CPA, Carol Topp explains the three steps you can take this week to get your business started.

This course is for authors who have decided to self-publish and need to understand how to establish a business that will be viewed as a legitimate and respected publishing company. This is professional advice from a CPA and author at a great rate!

Format: Two pre-recorded video sessions including handouts of the PowerPoint slides. Sessions will be about 20-30 minutes each. Access to a Facebook group or Facebook live session to ask questions of the presenter.

 

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Bookkeeping for Writers Who Hate Numbers  October 15-November 9, 2018. Open 4 weeks only.

This course is for writers who have started earning money from their work or book sales and need to learn how to keep their business records simply and easily so they can get back to writing! This is professional advice from a CPA and author at a great rate!

Writers are word people who usually hate numbers and bookkeeping, but regular bookkeeping is a guarantee of business success (I’ll show you the study to prove it). Author and accountant Carol Topp will share with you tips and tools to make record keeping easier. You don’t need complicated expensive software or a bookkeeper to be a successful writer. Carol will show you how real authors keep their records that are easy to maintain and delight their accountants.

Format: Two pre-recorded video sessions including handouts of the PowerPoint slides. Sessions will be about 20-30 minutes each. Access to a Facebook group or Facebook live session to ask questions of the presenter

 

Taxes for Writers 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taxes for Writers  January 14-February 8,2019. Open 4 weeks only

This course is for writers who are earning money from their writing or have expenses related to writing and wonder what they can deduct on their tax return. This is professional advice from a CPA and author at a great rate!

Author and CPA Carol Topp claims she can explain federal income tax, self-employment tax and sales tax in clear English. Let’s hear her try! She will explain tax deductions and record keeping tips to make your life easier. This course is not as dull as it sounds and loaded with examples!

Format: Two pre-recorded video sessions including handouts of the PowerPoint slides. Sessions will be about 20-30 minutes each. Access to a Facebook group or Facebook live session to ask questions of the presenter.