Are You Ready To Write, Publish and Launch Your Business Building Book?

If you've been talking about writing a book for ages, and now you've reached that point where it has to become a reality, then you are in the right place. 

I'm Karen Williams, the Book Mentor from Librotas, and I'd like to tell you how my team and I can support you every step of the way – from writing and publishing your book, right through to the launch. 

Having carried out a survey among business owners who want to write a book, there are 3 key stages:

1. Getting started: making decisions about which book to write, who to write it for, the basics around the structure of the book, and (the all important) how to manage your time to write it. And working out how to get published.

2. Writing and publishing your book: then there's the actual writing part, which for some is easy, whereas others get stuck and need help organising their thoughts and refining their words. And publishing is your next step. 

3. Marketing: this vital part is about knowing how to tell others about your book, and how to ensure it truly is the hook to boost your business. Sometimes you will need technical advice and guidance regarding sales pages or online marketing, and for others it is confidence to sell yourself. 

Whether you're writing a business book, self-help guide or memoir, here are the details of all our events and programmes.  With our UK Marketing workshop, Planning and Writing weekends, and Author's Journey networking, and Writing Retreats in Spain, you are likely to find the right kind of support you to suit your needs. In addition to the events, you can get one-to-one mentoring to support you from concept to launch.

And the great news is that not only do you get all of my experience, but I also bring in the experts who have helped me. For our events, I am delighted to be working in conjunction with Sheryl Andrews, The Strength and Solution Detective, who will help you tune into your own style and eradicate the critic that might hold you back. I also partner with Helen and Esther at Bookollective, who bring their pearls of wisdom on how to get extra publicity for your book on our Book Marketing event.

We look forward to helping you to write, publish and launch your book!


Author's Journey Networking Events: The perfect opportunity to network with like-minded authors and book lovers

The Author's Journey networking events are a unique space for authors to support and inspire each other. We give you the space to be real and honest about the ups and downs of writing a business book, and talk to experts and experienced authors about how they have overcome similar challenges.

With a mixture of speakers, book writing, publishing and marketing advice, this informal event is the perfect opportunity to share what works and what doesn’t - and why.

It is our hope and aspiration that we can create a community who can tap into each other's skills and resources. If you've already published your book, do get in touch, as we'd love to help you to promote them at the event.

We'll be in Portsmouth on Friday 19 May 2017 and Edinburgh on 30 June 2017.


Planning and Writing Mini-Retreat: Ideal if you're getting started with your book

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    You're ready to make a start on your book but you're not sure what to do first.

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    You don't know how to turn your ideas into a great structure and content that people are going to want to read.

  • 3.

    You want to create a plan for your book and know how to fit writing time into your diary and make your book happen.

  • 4.

    You'd like to know how to get published and navigate through the maze of writing and publishing your book.

If you're on the starting blocks of writing a business book, then the 2 Day Planning and Writing Mini-retreat is for you as I'll take you through my six step process to plan, write and publish your book. Our next date and venue is Edinburgh, Scotland on 1-2 July 2017.

You'll join an intimate group (maximum of 8 people) at each event to help you to create the perfect book that will help you to attract more clients, reach more people and make a bigger difference.

  • You will get clarity on where you are an expert and what you want to get known for, so that you write the right book for your business.
  • You'll overcome anything that might be stopping you from writing your book and manage your inner critic.
  • You'll start writing your book at the weekend, and experience my proven planning strategy, so that you create the perfect blueprint for your book that will make it easy to write.
  • I'll share the step-by-step process to get published, so that you can do this simply and easily.
  • You'll learn pre-launch marketing strategies, so that you can increase your visibility immediately without increasing your workload.

Writing Retreat in Spain: Perfect if you have an idea for your book and you never have time to write it

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    You've started to develop your ideas for your book but other priorities get in the way of writing it.

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    You yearn for some quality time when all you need to focus on is your book.

  • 3.

    You're fed up with putting your book on the backburner and this is the year when you finally want to get it finished.

  • 4.

    You like the thought of getting away from it all and having the headspace to explore your ideas further and the support to make your book happen.

If you're struggling to fit in the time to write and edit your book or develop your marketing plan, then join us for our exclusive writing retreat in the beautiful Andalucian Mountains in South West Spain. 

This will give you the chance to get focused on writing your book. You can join us for this 5 night fully-inclusive break to write your book, with the option to extend it for up to 12 nights to get your book done.  

  • This idyllic location is exactly what you need to get inspiration to actually write your book. 
  • You'll get the time to write and the mentoring support to make sure this time is productive, as well as pre and post retreat guidance to make the most from the retreat.
  • Should you get stuck, you'll have help to focus on what needs to happen and the perfect environment to recharge your batteries at the same time.
  • You can spend time working on your book guilt-free with beautiful scenery to help you to be creative.

Book Marketing Mastermind Weekend - Learn how to successfully launch and market your book so that it gets noticed by the right people

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    You're in the process of writing (or you've written) your book and you're not sure how to launch it successfully.

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    You'd like to know how to use your book as a strategic marketing tool and make money through your writing.

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    You want online and offline marketing and PR strategies to sell your book, package your services, raise your profile, and get new clients.

The great thing about this 2 Day Marketing workshop is that you can attend it at anytime during the process of writing your book. You may have finished (or almost finished) your book or it may only be a concept right now. But it is never the wrong time to start generating a buzz and tell others about your book.

  • You'll develop a succinct synopsis for your book to give you a clear pitch to get you and your book noticed.
  • You'll learn effective marketing techniques to shine online, using your existing content to build your readership and reach more people.
  • Find out how to spread the word by using your book to get more speaking gigs, get brilliant PR, and connect with the right people who will endorse your book.
  • Get the blueprint to ensure your book becomes an Amazon bestseller, and make a big splash with your launch.
  • Make money from your book through products, packages and programmes and charge what you're worth, and use your book as an effective marketing tool and a way to solidly build your business. 

You want to write, publish and market your book but prefer hand holding, accountability and one-to-one support 

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    Your goal is to write and publish your book and you want one-to-one support to turn your concept into reality.

  • 2.

    You can't see the wood for the trees, and want to work with someone who can guide you through each step of the way.

  • 3.

    You want a programme that's tailor made to your needs and having accountability will keep you on track and give you the best results.

  • 4.

    You'd like support to write your book, AND want help to get it published without faffing around and having to do it all yourself.

Working with me one-to-one is for you if you want the expertise of my team and I to support, inspire, and even take the pressure off by doing some of the leg work for you. You can find the full details here.

With a choice of book mentoring packages available, you can choose the package that best works for you. For many the balance of peer support and my undivided one-to-one time is the perfect mix.

I only take on a limited number of one-to-one clients because they get my attention and commitment to make their book happen.


If you want the “FULL WORKS” for 12 months to help you to write, publish and market your book successfully, then check out the Ultimate Book Launch programme

If you are truly serious about making your book happen, or you've tried doing it by yourself and it is just not working, then let’s talk and see if we are a good fit for each other. My premium package may be exactly what you are looking for.

You'll get me for a whole year and it includes:

  • VIP book planning day
  • One-to-one support for 12 months
  • Full publication of your book
  • Book and launch marketing strategy
  • Bonus two day peer support Book Writing and Planning Event (value £750)
  • Bonus two day peer support Book Marketing Workshop (value £750)
  • Bonus five night fully inclusive Writing Retreat in Spain (value £17500
  • Facebook group with online forum and support
  • Access to Manage your critic – a resource to manage that inner voice that can hold you back and prevent clarity and confidence

Individually these events would be an investment of £10,000.

If you are ready to make this happen in one 12 month period then you can have this all for just £8500. If this is of interest then please give me a call (payment plan available and full details available here).

What is it costing your business not to have a book that is your hook?

Fed up making excuses and putting it off – know you need help? 

Let's have a chat!

If you're not yet sure which is the best option for you and want to talk through the programmes, then just complete this questionnaire and book in a time in my diary to have a strategy call with me. I look forward to helping you with your book.

Full event terms and conditions can be found here.