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Make your living as an author

Loving to write is just the beginning.

To take your career as an author into your own hands, you need a whole bunch of other skills. There's no need to start from scratch: take advantage of the wealth of experience in Wayfinder Authors.

Wayfinder Authors is a community of experienced, like-minded authors ready and willing to help each other succeed. Ask a question, start a conversation and share your work and ideas to get feedback before launching to the public.

Membership also gets you industry-tested marketing templates, courses, guides, exercises, interviews, articles, reviews and tutorials to help you plan, write, edit, market and sell your words. You’ll get access to all of our Primer and Standard courses for no extra cost, including any new ones launched while you’re a member.

Join the Wayfinder Authors and take your first step towards a life as an independent author today — we can't wait to have you with us!

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These courses are ace. My writing’s tighter, my plots are stronger and I’ve got a group to be accountable to: that really keeps me writing!
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