About This Course

Have you always wanted to see your very own memoir in print, but find the process confusing, unclear or just overwhelming?  Green Heart Living Press is here to take away those feelings and help you get your book in your hands!

This course will provide you with a proven, step-by-step, actionable guide to publishing your memoir.  It takes away all of the uncertainty about the process and tells you exactly what to do in clear, bite-sized lessons.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome To The Course

  • 2

    Getting Started

    • The Publishing Process & Your Publishing Plan

    • Mindsets For Success

    • Choosing A Book Title & Subtitle

    • Selecting A Book Size & Working with A Template

    • Assignment #1: Share A Win

  • 3

    Designing Your Book

    • Designing Your Book

    • Cover Design Using Canva

    • Assignment #2: Design Your Cover

    • Formatting Your Pages & Chapters

    • Assignment #3: Format Your Book

  • 4

    Kindle Direct Publishing Basics

    • Getting Started with KDP

    • Tabs 1-3: Setting Up Your Account, Paperback Content, Rights & Pricing

    • Tab 4: Paperback Content - ISBN # Selection

    • Assignment #4: Set Up Your KDP Account & Select Your ISBN #

    • Reward Yourself

  • 5

    Uploading To The Platform

    • Intro To The Uploading Process

    • Uploading Your Book

    • Previewing Your Book

    • Requesting A Proof

    • Assignment #5: Upload Your Book

    • The Emotional Arc Of Book Publishing

  • 6

    Reviewing Your Proof

    • Preparing To Review Your Proof

    • Reviewing, Editing, & Approving Your Proof

    • Assignment #6: Click Publish

  • 7

    BONUS MODULE: Publishing Your Book As An e-Book

    • Formatting Your e-Book

    • Uploading & Publishing Your e-Book

  • 8

    Wrap Up

    • Review Of Where We've Been

    • Assignment #7: Celebrate Yourself

    • Additional Support & Resources

    • Before You Go...

Ready to get started?

You can have your book in your hands before you know it!

What's Included

  • More Than 20 Video Lessons

    These engaging and interactive videos walk you step-by-step through the process and mindsets you need to successfully publish your memoir.

  • Workbook

    The workbook will keep you on track, allow you to plan and set goals for yourself, and serve as a reference guide during this course and beyond.

  • Supportive Community

    Exclusive access to The Writer's Hive, a private Facebook group for members of our author community to share wins, ask questions, and learn together.

  • Lifetime Access to Monthly Mastermind Calls

    Bring your writing opportunities & conundrums to share with the group. The group shares their wisdom & solutions. We never know what will be created here!


Founder & CEO

Elizabeth B. Hill, MSW, ACC

Elizabeth is the founder and CEO of Green Heart Living. She brings 15 years of experience writing and leading collaborations in the nonprofit sphere. She has taught mindfulness, yoga, meditation, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) skills to thousands of people across the United States through her in-person classes and remote coaching. Trained as a social worker, yoga teacher, and life coach, she weaves creativity, spirituality, and mindfulness into her work with clients. Elizabeth's special expertise in helping those with anxiety and high-stress lives ensures NOTHING gets in the way of her clients' projects. As a bestselling author, Elizabeth has a unique gift helping clients through the process of writing and publishing their stories and books, as well as utilizing writing to grow their businesses, impact, and income. About Green Heart Living & Green Heart Living Press: Green Heart Living’s mission is to make the world a more loving and peaceful place, one person at a time. Green Heart Living Press publishes inspirational books and stories of transformation, making the world a more loving and peaceful place, one book at a time. Whether you have an idea for an inspirational book and want support through the writing process - or your book is already written and you are looking for a publishing path - Green Heart Living can help you get your book out into the world. In 2020 and 2021, Green Heart Living Press has published 10 books, 8 of which were launched to best-seller status. You can meet Green Heart authors on the Green Heart Living YouTube channel and the Green Heart Living podcast.

Your Investment

to become a published author


  • Who is this course for?

    This course is for you if you have written or intend to write your memoir but don't know how to self-publish or where to start. You know you could teach yourself but you also know that it's not the best use of your time. This course makes it possible for you to get your memoir published without all the hassle of trial and error. Get step-by-step guidance from the pros!

  • How do I access the course?

    The course content is completely online. In order to purchase the course, you will create a free Thinkific account and then login to access your course. The course is self-paced so you can complete it on your own time. Once you register for the course, you will have instant access to all content including posts, videos, and downloads.

  • Are there payment plans available?

    No, full payment is required upon registration.

  • Will I get my money back if I don’t finish the course?

    Once you have registered and paid for the course, we are unable to offer any refunds. Please view the free preview lesson above before registering to determine if the course is right for you.

  • How long will this course take me to complete?

    This process will be different for everyone. We recommend setting aside at least an hour at a time to work on the course, to go through videos and materials, and to take action right away while the content is fresh in your mind. Some folks may choose to really focus and complete multiple lessons at a time, while others may choose to space things out more. We estimate that going through the course content will take approximately # hours, however the time it takes for the action you take on your project will be completely unique for you.

  • Does the course show me how to publish an e-book or an actual physical book?

    Both! You can choose to do one, the other, or both. The course will cover the publishing process for both e-books as well as paperbacks.