Writer's Block
Dane Cornel Petersen has been a celebrity agent, manager, coach, and career development guru since 1980. He has worked with some of the biggest celebrities in history. He started the Author’s Workshop because of the never-ending calls from authors asking for help.

"The cry is always the same," says Petersen. "’Please help me, I don't know what to do next. Everyone is trying to take advantage of me.’” Before we begin to work on the author’s career, we first untangle the mistakes they have made, and additionally we expose those that are trying to take their money, using a variety of schemes.

Dozens of calls each month come in from authors who have been ripped off by vanity presses with slick marketing and believable letters. "The average loss that authors tell me they have been taken for is between $900 to $3,000 in up-front deposits, the loss of their copyright and not being able to get their book rights back, attorney fees and much more. To most, it is heartbreakingly painful . . . often the loss of their dreams. Because of this, I simply decided to become the Robin Hood of authors for all those who were mortgaging their homes to supposedly get a book deal," states Petersen. "The cons prey on the hopeful by selling dreams and false promises."


How Authors Build a Profitable and Successful Career
Oprah Names Her Show After Our Book
A Coach in Your Corner
The Coach-the Mentor-and You
The Author’s Manager
What the Author’s Manager Does for You
Submit Your Manuscript
Components of the Management Team
Your Free Membership
Love What You Do and the Road to Success Is Yours
Which Author’s Showcase Is Best for Your Book?
The Time-Tested Publishing Method For Successful Authors
The Goal and the Path
What to Do Next
Connecting the Author to the Publishing Industry
Our Philosophy—Our Company
Author’s Cry for Help
Author Beware! The Latest Publishing Scam
Getting Started—Free Author’s Consultation
About Dane Cornel Petersen
Etcetera, Etcetera, Etcetera— The Complete Biography
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Several of Our Great Book Designers

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