Want to learn how to write and self-publish your book within a year without getting overwhelmed, even if

        • you don’t know where to start,
        • you’ve tried it before and lost momentum, or
        • you don’t know how you’ll fit it into your already crazy schedule?

Bookworthy Coaching

Writing and publishing a book can be hard.

Let’s face it: It’s hard to make progress when you don’t know what the next steps are in your self-publishing journey.

Or maybe you already *know* all the things you should do, but trying to piece it all together and put it into action is proving to be super frustrating, time consuming, and budget busting.

There are many decisions to make along your self-publishing journey, and often, knowing which things need immediate attention, and which things you can save till later, can be challenging.

In addition, the fear of making a costly mistake or simply not knowing which option to choose can lead to paralysis.

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to access a solid roadmap that details how to go from point A (draft) to point B (published book)?

And even better, to have that roadmap customized according to your needs?

That’s precisely what Bookworthy coaching offers you – a tailored plan to write and self-publish with clarity and confidence!

Together, we’ll develop a plan that allows you time to finish writing your impactful story while also keeping up with other important things like blogging and social posting.

Plus, I’m here to answer your critical questions and provide you with biblically based encouragement to move you through every stage of the self-publishing process.


Dalene Bickel - Book Coach smiling at camera while seated at a table

I’ve been there!

Getting to where I’m at now (having self-published more than a dozen books for clients and myself) hasn’t been a quick and easy journey.

I’ve learned a lot of things the hard way – especially the fact that writing a book for the wrong reasons will only lead you to the wrong gurus and far from God. 

I’ve spent a lot of time, money, and energy trying to fit certain things into my writing business that God never intended to be there. 

And my journey isn’t over yet! I’m still learning and growing – in my writing and in my faith, which I share with my clients and followers through my services, podcast, blog, and social media channels. 

My work is a direct result of what God is telling me to do right now: call His writers. Writers just like YOU!

With Bookworthy Coaching, You Can:

Stop trying to piece together a plan of action based on a variety of sources that may conflict with your values, contradict what you’ve already learned, or not even apply at all to your unique situation. With Bookworthy, you will receive a God-honoring, tailored action plan according to your goals, deadline, and budget.

Stop second-guessing your every decision. No longer will you have to worry about making a rash, costly decision or, alternatively, sitting stagnant because of analysis paralysis. With Bookworthy, you will be able to ask questions and receive expert guidance.

Stop trying to juggle all the things. With Bookworthy, you can kick overwhelm to the curb by learning how to prioritize tasks based on where you’re at in the process.

What’s Included

The 4-Week Bookworthy Coaching Program consists of:

Tailored Action Plans

During an initial 30-minute discovery call, we will discuss the story you want to write, where you’re at in the process, and your end goals with the book. Then, during each of your 30-minute weekly Zoom coaching sessions, we’ll review your progress, discuss any challenges you may have encountered, and create a plan of action for the following week. 


Writing a compelling, polished story is crucial. Prior to each weekly coaching session, you’ll be invited to submit a portion of your work (up to 500 words) for review and constructive feedback. 

In addition, I’ll provide you with information and resources you need to make informed choices about your publishing journey, empowering you to take control of your author career.


I’m with you every step of the way. Regular check-ins and adjustments to your plan ensure that you’re on the right track. Have questions or need guidance? I’m just a message away.

Plus, 2 extra bonuses!

Everything that I’ve already outlined about Bookworthy Coaching is super valuable, but to sweeten the pot a bit, I’ve added a few LIMITED TIME extra perks that you won’t find anywhere else:

  • Free membership in The Inkwell, a writing community for Christian writers, for the duration of your coaching package. Attend up to 8 live, virtual group-writing sessions PLUS one marketing-themed Craft Chat each month. ($25.99 – $155.94 value!)
  • A free bonus session two months after the conclusion of your Bookworthy coaching program to ensure that your author journey is moving along smoothly. ($149 value!)

Don’t miss out! These two bonues are a one-time offer that go away in 48 hours!

Hurry Up!

Select the level that meets your needs

Bookworthy coaching operates on a month-to-month basis, giving you complete control over how much assistance you receive. 

Note that if you are starting from scratch, or really struggling to organize and/or gain traction with your story, it is recommended that you consider a minimum of three months of coaching.

Bookworthy Coaching Offers You Significant Savings!

Writing a book takes time and effort. When you choose Bookworthy Coaching, you save time by avoiding having to learn everything through trial and error. And you save money by writing it yourself with guided assistance compared to my ghostwriting services, which start at $40k.

Why not take advantage of the time and cost savings as well as benefiting from my expertise customized to meet your unique needs?

Get Started Today!


I appreciate the Bookworthy Coaching process so much. I told my husband I am beginning to see the brush at the edge of the forest. That is a first in this process. Usually, I can’t see the forest for the trees! Such great advice.”

Michele Weisman

“Working with Dalene has been a pleasant experience and has made the difference in bringing forward my voice and the enhancement of my life experiences. I recommend Dalene to anyone who wants detailed and professional help with writing and publishing their story.

Charles Johnston

My pledge to you

While I can’t guarantee that you will write and self-publish your book within a year (that depends on how much work you put into it on your end), I CAN guarantee that I will provide you with a tailored action plan according to your needs and goals. It is my desire that you complete the coaching program more informed, confident, and satisfied.

As a reminder, here’s what you get with Bookworthy Coaching:

A God-honoring, tailored action plan according to your goals, deadline, and budget.

Anwers to your questions and expert guidance through a series of weekly 30-minute Zoom meetings.

Constructive feedback on your manuscript.

PLUS if you sign up within the next 48 hours, you’ll receive the two extra bonuses:

  • FREE membership to The Inkwell throughout the duration of your coaching package AND
  • A FREE follow-up bonus session with me two months after your last coaching session!

Hurry Up!

Ready? Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Click the “Get Started” button 
  2. Complete the coaching agreement
  3. Once your agreement has been received, an email will be sent to you with a payment link
  4. Make your payment
  5. Select a date and time for our initial discovery call via my scheduling calendar

Lasting Legacies Publishing LLC
P.O. Box 1239
Hampstead, NC 28443


(910) 319-1036