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A Writing Retreat with Dr. Anita M. Jackson
Publisher of AMJ Productions and Publications (AMJP2)

Make A REAL difference in the lives of others by sharing your book with the world. Let us show you HOW!


ou have a deep desire and passion to share your story, your message, your answers and solutions to helping other heal. It's been your one of your dreams for years. But, you may not know how to get started.

Becoming a published author can powerfully uplevel you as an expert, give you instant credibility in your field as well as strengthen and promote your brand, message, and business globally like no other business activity if done strategically and correctly. 


However, writing your first book can be an overwhelming process if you have no clue as to where you should start OR what steps to actually take when it comes to identifying and selecting the best strategy for either self-publishing, traditional, or hybrid publishing options.  

 As a #1 best-selling author of her own books as well as co-authoring in nine other best-selling books, Dr. Anita M, Jackson, Founder and Senior Publisher of AMJ Productions and Publications, has identified a step-by-step writing and publishing process to helping transformational leaders finally write their book and share their message with the world with grace, ease, and efficiency.

Your Book Writing Retreat!

Join Dr. Anita M. Jackson, Publisher of AMJ Productions and Publications on a three day writing retreat where each day is focused on helping you get clear about your book intention, your reading audience, how to use your published book to build your brand, message, and business as well as learn the strategies to helping you finish your book in 90-days or less.


This retreat is ideal for:


  • Individuals who are working on a memoir, personal essay, a collection of blog posts and/or stories for a business or personal development book

  • Individuals looking for a stretch of time to focus on your writing project with guidance and support

  • Individuals wanting support identifying the best publishing strategies

  • Individuals looking for an opportunity to share your work, get feedback, move through blocks, brainstorm ideas, and learn tools to help you stay on track with completing your writing project in 90-days or less.

  • Individuals who enjoy group support

Retreat Details

Retreat Dates:
January 26 - 28, 2018


Retreat Location:
Pelican Hill Resort, Newport Beach, CA

Retreat Offerings:

  • All-inclusive retreat

    • Double Occupancy Room (shared with a fellow writer)

      • You can schedule your own room for $897 per night

    • Retreat meals

  • A Book Publishing Contract with AMJ Productions and Publications

    • Single book publication (word count 20,000 max)

    • Book Support and On-going consultation with Dr. Anita

    • Full Cover Design

    • Developmental Editing and Proofreading

    • A 90-min Editing Consultation with AMJP2 Editor, Cory Center

    • Paperback design and distribution

    • E-book publication and distribution

    • 100% Royalties

    • Book Interview on Meet The Author Radio Show with Inspired Media Network

    • Book promotion and advertisement on Meet The Author Radio Show website


Retreat Investment



Fee with publishing contract must be paid in full BEFORE retreat.

Refunds will be issued until January 8, 2018, minus a $500 administrative fees (non-refundable). No refunds will be issued after January 9, 2018.

Reserve your retreat spot with $997 down.



Thursday, January 26, 2018: Retreat Welcome and Registration

  • Registration Opens at 3:00 p.m.

  • Group Dinner 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

  • Welcome, Author Introductions, and First Writing Group Activity with Dr. Anita 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.


Friday, January 26, 2018, Morning Session: You as Author (Foundational) 

  • Breakfast, meditation, and yoga - 7:30 am to 9:00 a.m.

  • Morning Training and Writing Session - 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.

    • Your author mindset and “feeling state”

    • Your “why” for writing your book

    • Your book outcome (it’s different from your marketing outcome)

    • Your author bio


Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Friday, January 26, 2018, Afternoon Session: The Psychology of Your Reader and Book, Your Filler Pages, and Your 1st Chapter

  • Session time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

  • The problem your book solves

  • Your ideal reader (different from your ideal client/market)

  • Your message and writing voice


Your Preface, Dedication, Forward, Introduction, and 1st Chapter

  • What goes in your book

  • Your first chapter (sets the tone for the rest of your book)


Saturday, January 27, 2018, Morning Session: Create Your Book Action Plan

  • Breakfast, meditation, and yoga: 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

  • Morning Session 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.

    • Front, Back, and Inside Cover

    • Table of Contents

    • ​​Chapters (with sub-chapters)

    • Create Your Press Release Schedule

    • Identify Your Book Word Count and Writing Schedule


Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 27, Afternoon Session: Your Manuscript (Putting it all together)

  • Session time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

  • Schedule your individual 90-min book coaching session with Dr. Anita and AMJP2 Editor, Cory Center

  • Begin working with a graphic designer on the internal and external cover

  • Get testimonials, if appropriate

  • Manuscript Editing and Proofreading process

  • Finalize manuscript for publication


Promote Your Book and Get Visible

  • Establish your best-selling book campaign

  • Create/update your Author Central page on Amazon

  • Schedule radio interview on the Meet The Author Radio Show 

  • Send speaker packet with book information to radio hosts

  • Create a book launch (a half-day workshop) 


Sunday, January 28, 2018: Closing Writing Session - Let's Get Your Published

  • Breakfast, meditation, and yoga from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

  • Final session time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Working Lunch session

  • Group Activities

  • Dr. Anita discusses your book deal and next steps to publication with AMJP2

To Reserve Your Writing Retreat Spot, go here!

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