Five-Star Book Launch Masterclass

A 12-Week Program to Grow Your Email List, Market Your Book, Get Book Publicity, Build a Tribe, and Earn Five-Star Reviews on Book Launch Day

Are you writing a book but nervous no one will read it? Do you wonder how to get those critical Amazon reviews needed to recommend your book to new readers?

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to build an audience and confidently finish your book in as soon as three months.

This proven system guarantees an audience of enthusiastic readers who will give you five-star reviews on Amazon on launch week.


Book publicity is expensive! You don't need to spend $5000, $15,000, $25,000 to a publicity company who offers no media visibility guarantees. I'm crushed when I see authors spend this kind of money to send out a press release with no results. Take the process into your own hands and connect with the influencers and media you need. The key is to begin well ahead of launch day.

This workshop combines online learning with group meetings, exercises, community, and accountability.

Whether you plan to self-publish or seek an agent and a publishing deal, becoming the successful author you dreamed of is within your reach!

You'll also get forever access to the Self-Publishing Boot Camp online courses, worksheets, checklists, and templates as soon as you sign up.

This program is not for everyone, so please book a free Launch Your Book with Confidence call so we can see if this program is right for you.



Frequently Asked Questions

How is the group coaching scheduled?

You'll get a link to relevant courses for self-study before we begin our group coaching sessions in January.

What if I miss a group meeting?

Sessions will be recorded so you can catch up if you miss anything, or go back and review a session.

How do we communicate between meetings?

In addition, we'll convene in a private Facebook group so we can share ideas and accomplishments between meetings.


Build a Sustainable Marketing Platform with a Little Help From Your Readers

Launch day? Yeah! Your early readers will step up. Expect five star reviews for the book they helped make happen.



The Self-Publishing Boot Camp Bundle of Courses: A $497 value, featuring:

  • Best Seller Book Marketing
  • How to Recruit Critique Partners & Early Readers
  • How to Set Up Your Publishing Business
  • How to Build Your Platform on the World Wide Web
  • Book Design and Formatting Basics
  • How to Self-Edit and Work with a Book Editor


One-Hour Book Launch Quick Start Session with Carla, valued at $500.


Website and social media assessment, valued at $500.


The Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Independent Authors, 5th Edition in Paperback, valued at $24.95

The total value of these bonuses is $1521.95.

Your Instructor

Carla King
Carla King

Carla King is the founder of the Self-Pub Boot Camp educational series of books and workshops. With a background in technical writing and a passion for travel, she started self-publishing her own adventure travel books in 1995. Since then, Carla has helped many others in their writing and publishing journeys.

King has been known as a leader in self-publishing education since 2010 with Self-Pub Boot Camp and Author Friendly services. She organizes the self-publishing and technology track for the San Francisco Writers Conference, works as an industry advisor, speaks at publishing conferences, podcasts, and other events.

As the author of many books (on adventure travel) and as a publishing consultant, her firsthand knowledge makes King one of the most trusted guides in the industry. The 4th edition of her Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors is the most comprehensive how-to manual for independent authors today. Authors and publishers around the world also count on her Consumer’s Guide for Self-Publishers with reviews of the tools and services that help independent authors publish.

Course Curriculum

  Who are you and who the heck is your tribe?
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  Finding and Engaging with Influencers
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  The Importance of Beta Readers
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  Bird's Eye View
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  BONUS: How to Brand Your Business
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  Create Your Landing Page
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  Tech Help
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Courses Included with Purchase

How to Recruit Critique Partners & Early Readers
It's not just about writing. It's about early marketing and cultivating super-fans!
Carla King
Best Seller Book Marketing: First Steps to Clarity
The #1 most important step to marketing clarity, finding your tribe, and building your foundation for success
Carla King
Build Your Online Platform
Build your email list, create a lead magnet, a website, and engage in social media
Carla King
Book Identifiers, Library Systems, and Your Copyright Page
What they are, why you need them, and how to manage them so you keep ownership of your book
Carla King
How to Self-Edit & Work with a Human Editor
How to use electronic editors and work with line editors, copyeditors, book consultants, and proofreaders
Carla King
Design and Format Your Book
How to design and format your books or hire and supervise professionals
Carla King
Distribute Your Book to Stores and Online Retailers
Amazon, IngramSpark, PublishDrive, Smashwords, Draft2Digital, Bublish, StreetLib and more options
Carla King
Travel Writing
How to craft your stories, articles, and book chapters for publication
Carla King
Resources for Self-Publishers
Freebies you can use now to get started on the right path
Carla King

Original Price: $888.99

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. However, if the course is associated with a group coaching program, the course begins with the coaching and is available over the life of the course.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own, as long as the course exists. When the course is associated with an individual or group coaching program, you still have access for the life of the course.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with the course, contact us in the first 15 days and we will give you a full refund. Course refunds do not apply to one-on-one or group coaching programs. You have access to course materials that are included in group coaching programs, but refunds are not available for coaching.

This course is closed for enrollment.