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The workbook for authors of fiction and nonfiction

Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW

written by Coach Teresa Jade LeYung (formerly Teresa LeYung-Ryan)

The workbook shows you how to create and broadcast your platform statement / how to reach out, not stress out. You will attract attention before and after publication, whether you’re going to self-publish or sell rights to a publisher.

Coach Teresa Jade LeYung  loves helping fiction and nonfiction writers identify their themes and fortify their platforms and fanbases so that they can free up time to write and rewrite.

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For  Day 1 Exercises from Coach Teresa’s workbook Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days … go to  to look at random pages from Teresa’s workbook via Amazon “Look inside”


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Coach Teresa Jade LeYung loves helping fiction and nonfiction writers identify their themes and fortify their platforms and fanbases before and after publication so that they can free up time to write and rewrite.

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Advice:  In my workbook Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days, I provide website links (URLs) to organizations.  If the administrators of those organizations change their URLS or even delete some of their webpages, you and I have no control over that.  Through the exercises in my workbook, you’ll learn how to find organizations and current URLs; so, use your research skills gained from my workbook and have fun.

“Coach Teresa, I have to tell you how much I’m enjoying the experience of going through (for about the third time) all of your exercises in your excellent book Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW.  I’m concentrating on a new project, which is why I’m re-doing your workbook and I have to say, kudos to you for making this process so easy and fun!”        Bardi Rosman Koodrin, columnist, Literary Director at San Mateo County Fair, story-teller, public communicator, Local Hero.

“Stick to Coach Teresa’s 22-day program by getting the workbook Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW. You’ll see what it means when Coach Teresa says “Reach out, not stress out.”  Rita Lakin, author of the seven Gladdy Gold mysteries.

“Hi Teresa, I found the exercises I’ve done in your workbook so inspiring that I would like to share them with the art students I will be teaching at the Academy of Art in SFO.” Laura Bean

” I am the author of the 2010 self-published memoir  To Drink the Wild Air and have been overwhelmed by the incredible and constant demands of self-marketing. Teresa LeYung Ryan has structured this work-book in a way to show the reader step by step what needs to be done to be successful.  The book structured my thoughts and calmed me down because I understood the mechanics of the process from the basics to the advanced involvement. ” Birgit Soyka

“Dear Teresa, I am loving your workbook Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase in 22 Days. The way you present the information is accessible and gives the user confidence. You are teaching me so much about the basics of electronic communication.” Patsy Taylor

“Thanks, Teresa, for the get-up-and-go I found for my promotion phase between the covers of your workbook Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days. So valuable. All the best to you!” Mary Jo McConahay, author of Maya Roads: One Woman’s Journey Among the People of the Rainforest

Jennifer Roth Hartmann is a Registered Dietitian with a special interest in the joy of food! Jennifer says: “I believe that the timeless knowledge of food and food rituals are key to overcoming the obesity crisis. I am excited to be writing a book about the food of the middle ages, food rituals, and spirit. Teresa–Love your book Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days. Smartest purchase I could have made!

Ruth Silnes is a published author of a “how-to” book. Ruth says: “Thanks to Coach Teresa’s workbook I learned how to contact a star. Carol Channing wrote a review for my latest book.”

Kate Britton is looking for an agent and also considering being her own publisher. She says: “Through Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days . . . you’ll find out some pretty interesting things about yourself and what your platform is really all about.” 

Christopher Wachlin, contributing author in anthologies, a member of California Writers Club, says: “This book taught me a lot. It’s packed with information, and the presentations and exercises build upon what came before. It’s direct and clear and has plenty of instructive examples that plainly show the way, and how to get there. It’s like having your very own writing career coach with you at every step. This extremely helpful workbook has given me great preparation for building a platform. I enthusiastically recommend it.”

Margaret Davis, a published novelist, says: “Instead of the usual pep talks, Coach Teresa’s workbook consists of a series of exercises which are thought-provoking, and always fun.”

Dr. Christina Tangora Schlachter has completed her book proposal. She says: “Teresa LeYung Ryan’s book is ‘do this.’  . . .   start doing the exercises, and then your name starts popping up in every Google search out there. So it works !”

Judith Marshall says: “Although I had already published my novel Husbands May Come and Go but Friends are Forever and set up my website when I purchased this playbook, I found lots of information and tips I hadn’t known. I especially liked the exercises which helped me identify where to spend my time and energy. A great road map to building your writer platform.”

Mary E. Knippel, web-content writer and editor, says: “Teresa LeYung Ryan has created a simple step-by-step guide to help every writer understand the importance of marketing to their writing life whether their genre is ficition or non-fiction. For the fledging writer who may lack expertise, LeYung Ryan’s detailed questions and exercises probe the depth of the issues and help the writer focus on their target audience. For the author who is more advanced with their project, LeYung Ryan’s questions and exercises help craft a polished and precise message so that the writer may accomplish the ultimate goal of publication.”

Lynn Scott, author of narrative non-fiction (memoirs, autobiographies), says: “ This workbook by Coach Teresa uncluttered my mind. She is a whiz in the ways a writer can get noticed.”


Writers who have completed the exercises in the first edition of my 22-day workbook:

“Thank you, CoachTeresa! This is a treasure full of insightful information delivered in manageable segments culminating in a masterpiece.”  Mary E. Knippel, Creativity Mentor who helps busy women embrace simple shifts and celebrate change with grace and gratitude.

“Coach Teresa, my brain has been on fire since our meeting. There is so much I want to do with my blog and the ideas keep on coming. Thank you!” Yolande Barial, a sensually spiritual writer who knows that with God all things are possible! A columnist, spoken-word producer, and contributing author in anthologies including If Women Ruled the World

“Coach Teresa, you are such a bodhisattva! You have always been available for help, and now you are finally putting all you know into your new manual. Gratitude!”  Lynn Scott, author of A Joyful Encounter: My Mother, My Alzheimer Clients, and Me; Oldham Street    

More comments from happy writers:

“Teresa LeYung Ryan is a joy to work with. She gives clear and extremely helpful advice.”
Linda Lee, Cyberspace Coach

“Teresa’s far-reaching knowledge, networking expertise, and organization ensure that an aspiring writer will have the strongest foundation possible to launch him/herself on a successful career.”
Pat Windom, Life Path Counselor

 ”I would not be where I am in my writing life if not for Teresa LeYung Ryan. Teresa’s generous spirit, knowledge of the publishing and writing world, and marketing genius never ceases to delight and amaze me. I recommend Teresa without hesitation for any aspect of your writing — editing, inspiring, guiding, publishing, marketing, and more.”
Martha Alderson, international Plot Consultant

   “Teresa, I love your editing skills. You not only correct and teach, but also you give me more ideas on the story line. Because of you, the story has grown. You make me dig deeper and it brings more life to the story. Thank you so very much!”
Eddie Hartshorn, children’s book author and ventriloquist

“Teresa LeYung Ryan is like a fairy-godmother for a neophyte writer; she takes you under her wing and helps you make your dreams come true.”   Davina Kotulski, author, activist, psychologist

       Teresa, . . . I even see myself succeeding and being put into print and making money with my writing ability. I am so grateful to you. Diane Warner

  “Teresa is a powerhouse… Besides being an excellent writer and speaker … an amazing supporter of and for writers.”  Marlene Cullen, founder of Writers Forum of Petaluma