The Business of Being An Author - Section ONE Foundation

Creating the Foundation - Building Blocks to a Successful Literary Career

You have written a best-selling masterpiece and you are ready to publish. Or you have written several books, but no one knows who you are. Or have you gone around in circles trying to find the perfect way to make a splash, only to find that you missing steps. Are you ready to learn all the processes of starting and launching your own successful book business?

Writing a book is a creative concept and for most writers, it a comfortable place. But once you decide to put an ISBN to your writing and make it a book, you are a BUSINESS. And business needs structure.

Let me introduce to you, The Business of Being an Author. Regardless if you are new to publishing, established, or just thinking about; The Business of Being an Author will set you on the right path for literary success.

  • The Foundation – Building an image from the top down
  • The Presence – Being a platform both online and offline
  • The Launch – Creating a profitable splash

The Business Of Being an Author - Section One Foundation

Foundation - Being a solid foundation is essential for every successful career, even a literary one. Understanding what is needed is important too. In this module, you will learn that creating a foundation is not hard but it is important. Also, it is easier to change your brand or view once the foundation is created.

The Module is divided into two sections: Author and Book

  • Author
    • Writing a Bio
    • Creating a Pen Name
    • Author Profile
    • and more
  • Book
    • Book Profile
    • Synopsis and Blurbs
    • Trailers and More

By the end of this module, you will have a solid file that you will use when submitting for book releases, interviews, blogs and more.

If at any time, you would like to send your information for review, please feel free to email it to [email protected]

This course is closed for enrollment.

Your Instructor

TL James, MBA
TL James, MBA

As a Life and Literary Coach, TL James can help one design and manifest a life that’s in harmony with one Soul’s purpose. She is a Vision Designer.

In 2007, TL James realized her first big dream when she released the first of her new Best Selling Series, The MPire – a sci-fi thriller. During her own literary journey, she learned many processes to ignited and aligned herself with her dreams, re-patterned her actions (reactions) brought on by fear and accelerated her results and success.

In 2009, she established PHE Ink – Writing Solutions Firm. She worked with aspiring writers and authors, helping them build their literary dreams, accelerate their results, and create richer, more fulfilling lives.

She was certified by the world renowned Life Mastery Institute as a Dream Builder Coach to teach the Dream Builder Program. This program has a 40 year track-record of empowering people in building their dreams and creating a life they love. She has combined the Dream Builder Program, along with the Laws of Attraction Practices from taught and certified from Quantum Success Coaching Academy, to teach a well-rounded successful program and not only focuses on the results but the journey. In addition, she utilizes and facilitates PROFIT FIRST Program in her business. With basic principles, she teaches business owners how to keep more money in their pocketbook.

As a sought after life coach and professional speaker, TL James offers inspiring workshops to empowered audiences as transformational in-depth coaching programs that help clients achieve new heights of success, meaning, and spiritual aliveness. Through the creation of PHE Living Life Coaching Practice, she has the opportunity to share knowledge regarding the skills and processes needed to create and live FROM your dream.

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.
How do I schedule a discovery session?
Visit and schedule a convenient time.
What is PHE Ink - Writing Solutions Firm?
PHE Ink is more than just a publisher and we do more than publish books. We are a full service firm that assists authors with their literary needs – from formalizing ideas for a story-line to marketing and promoting a printed book to managing the Author’s Social Media campaign. Our relationship does not end when your book is printed. Nor do we leave you to market and promote your book alone. We cultivate long-term standing relationships with each author. We develop project plans tailored to their needs and we provide assistance, cross promotions and support. We invest our money, time and efforts into you and your work while creating a foundation for authors to be self sufficient and sustainable
How do I submit my work for consideration with PHE Ink - Writing Solutions Firm.
Visit, and complete the submission questionnaire.