Burning Soul Collective is fueled by passionate creatives & aspiring authors using stories, words, and talent to change the world.

 

We provide coaching in book writing and publishing to give you a guided path so that you know exactly the steps it takes to become an impact-driven author. If you resonate with a more empowered and soul-reflecting approach to one of the most important things you can do (write a book and share your story with the world), you're in the right place
At the core of all that we do is our Soulful Author framework, a deeply introspective and creative journey through reflection, planning, creation, and impact to bring powerful books to life from concept to completion. 
We are dedicated to helping first-time writers become published authors. We've developed several incredible resources for you to learn from to help you in your author journey. Explore our list below to see what workshop or course meets you where you're at right now

 

Cheering you on always, 

Lauren Eckhardt

Meet Your Instructor

Lauren is an award-winning and bestselling author, ghostwriter, and book coach. She is also the founder and CEO of Burning Soul Collective and is an advocate for determined and passionate writers who listen to their soul’s calling and the number one cheerleader for our authors. Lauren founded Burning Soul Collective in 2020, after 12 years in the human resources field, to work with aspiring and career authors in pursuit of sharing a powerful and deeply impactful story or message.

She is passionate about ensuring people feel truly seen, heard, and understood and accepted as their most authentic self. 

Lauren has coached hundreds of writers to step into their author dream and publish books they are proud of. 

COLLECTIVE RESOURCES

FROM BLANK PAGES TO WRITING MACHINE WORKSHOP

Join Lauren Eckhardt, award-winning and bestselling author, book coach, and ghostwriter, during this free three-day workshop, as she coaches you, the way she does her own clients, to get your book down on paper and out into the world. 

What you'll learn:

  • How to set real writing goals and stick to them, including combatting writers block and finding inspiration
  • How to identify and hone in on your one core promise to your reader and build your story around it
  • The various ways you can structure your stories and ideas into a nonfiction, plus tips for planning and plotting your book
  • The best way to conduct market research so you understand your niche and connecting with your reader
  • How to develop your pitch and blurb to hook your target readers
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BURNING SOUL WORKSHOP SERIES

This powerful workshop series includes a webinar on three major stages of the author journey: writing, publishing, and promotion.

  • Writing for IMPACT: Learn how to determine your core message of your story and the best strategy for building stories around your core message that will build up to create breakthroughs for your readers.
  • What you need to know before self-publishing: Discover the best way to set up your publishing timeline and manage changes, conduct market research on your book, and publish your work under your own imprint to grow your brand.
  • Share Your Message: Promotion for Authors: Get an overview of the facets of book promotion so you know about every way you can reach your future readers, learn how to position yourself in front of new audiences, and more!
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THE WORLD OF PUBLISHING: A CRASH COURSE

Developed by authors for authors, our thorough course was developed by personal experiences and industry standards.

In our FREE Crash Course, you will learn: 

  • the difference between traditional, hybrid, and self-publishing with pros and cons laid out side by side
  • what the editing process looks like and how it may (or may not) vary between your publishing paths
  • how to land and work with a literary agent
  • how to land and work with an editor
  • how to write your book proposal and synopsis for pitching to publishers
  • everything about the self-publishing process
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THE MONTHLY AUTHOR PLAYBOOK 

The Monthly Author Playbook, developed by Burning Soul Collective, is literally a M.A.P. for author success.

Delivered monthly in a manageable action list, authors receive 12 months of new ideas, strategies, and tools, supporting ongoing learning and improvement and removing the pressure off of your planning including 365 social media ideas, public relations tips and strategies, monthly author newsletter suggestions, book marketing insights, access to our running list of awards and contests to enter for your book and writing, and more!

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WRITER TOOLS

Our favorite tools and programs that make writing, publishing,
and promoting so much easier.

Our Writer Tools is a list of online resources and services our team uses and recommends. Some of the links may be affiliate links and we may receive a percentage if you sign up for the service.

All of these are services and programs we stand behind and use frequently.

We wouldn’t recommend them if we didn’t love them.

EXPLORE OUR WRITER TOOLS

THE SOULFUL SELF-PUBLISHING GUIDE

Publishing your book is one of your greatest accomplishments.

But it can be a stressful process if you don't know where to begin. That's why we created The Soulful Self Publishing Guide - so you can lean on industry expert guidance and rest assured you're doing everything necessary to publish your book with success. 

Discover how to self-publish your book with a carefully curated step-by-step guide, complete with task lists, educational guides, and compiled resources to save you unnecessary time researching. 

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YOUR BESTSELLER LAUNCH PLAN

Writing a book is hard work.

Launching a book successfully can be even harder if you don't know where to begin. 

That's why we created Your Bestselling Launch Plan. That's right, a book launch plan for YOU.

Learn how to successfully launch your book with a carefully curated step-by-step guide, complete with task lists, educational guides, compiled research, author-specific resources, and templates to save you unnecessary time. 

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SHARE YOUR MESSAGE: PUBLIC RELATIONS FOR AUTHORS

It shouldn't be difficult to share your story with the world.

You're a writer, a storyteller, a poet, a visionary, a changemaker, and so much more. You're not expected to have "Public Relations professional" on your resume... but it would come in handy.

You're ready to share your book with the world, you just need guidance and the insurance that you're taking the right steps. We've taken the proven tactics and strategies we have found works for our best-selling authors at Burning Soul Collective, and compiled them into a detailed resource for authors, like you, to take advantage of.

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10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BECOMING A GHOSTWRITER

If you have a passion for writing, telling stories, and helping other people and want to earn a living combining those three interests, ghostwriting may be the career path (or side-hustle!) for you!

Hear 10 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming A Ghostwriter from Lauren Eckhardt, CEO & Founder of Burning Soul Press and seasoned ghostwriter.

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