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Welcome! I'm

Michaelbrent Collings

(but that's super long so I get it if you just want to call me MbC)

I'm an international bestseller of fifty-plus books (and counting!). My books sell hundreds of thousands of copies the world over and have been Top 100 Overall bestsellers on Amazon, iBooks, Kobo, Nook, and more on over half the world's continents, and I've been a Top 3 Overall Monthly bestseller on Vella. I'm also the only author ever to be a finalist for the Dragon Award, Bram Stoker Award, and RONE Award--not to mention being a produced screenwriter and member of the Writers Guild of America (that's the Hollywood screenwriting guild).

International bestseller and screenwriter Michaelbrent Collings

I've spent tens of thousands of dollars (and even more hours) learning the tips, tricks, secrets, and hacks that allow me to live a Bestseller Life, and have taught thousands of people how to do the same.

And while there are definitely a few other indie authors who sell more books than me, here's the one thing about me that no one else does at my level:

EVERYTHING

Here's what I mean: I...

And I and my work have been featured on:

  • Do all the formatting for my books
    to look GREAT in ebook AND print formats
  • ​Design and create my own award-nominated book covers
    (check 'em out on Amazon if you want!)
  • Create and run tens of thousands of dollars of online ads (reaching tens of MILLIONS of people on places like Facebook, Amazon, Google, and more)
  • Have tens of thousand of followers
    on various social media platforms ​
  • Have over thirty thousand sign-ups
    on my author email list
    (jokingly called "Michaelbrent's Minions")
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I not only write all the books, I...

  • Do all the formatting for my books
    to look GREAT in ebook AND print formats
  • ​Design and create my own award-nominated book covers
    (check 'em out on Amazon if you want!)
  • Have over thirty thousand sign-ups on my author email list (jokingly called "Michaelbrent's Minions")
  • ​Create and run tens of thousands of dollars of online ads (reaching tens of MILLIONS of people on places like Facebook, Amazon, Google, and more)
  • Have tens of thousand of followers
    on various social media platforms ​

And I've been featured on:

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And I Want To Teach YOU How To Do It, Too!

Stuck on what to do next in your Publishing Adventure?

Learn from the best!

MbC has taught THOUSANDS of students, including NY Times, Amazon, and USA Today bestsellers

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The Start Of It All

Twenty years ago I graduated from law school, ready for a "grown-up" job: stable, normal...boring.

But life had other plans. My wife got sick, and my stable job disappeared as I became a part-time lawyer and full-time caretaker to her and the kids.

I pivoted, started telling stories...and am now one of the most successful indie authors around.

I did it. And you can too!

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THE RIGHT OFFERS AT THE RIGHT TIME FOR YOUR AUDIENCE

There's never been a better time to live the Bestseller Life.

But "better" doesn't mean "easy."

It takes hard work, skill, and dedication. But it can be done--and I'm the living proof!

The Full Story

Hi! My name's Michaelbrent (but you probably know that by now), and I'm here to teach YOU my secrets and hacks to a Bestseller Life.

Like a lot of people, I wanted to be a writer when I "grew up." But (also like a lot of people), I didn't want to be a poor, starving artist. So I did the next-worst thing: I became a lawyer.

I graduated from a top law school, then became a partner at a respected firm in record time. I wrote at night and on the weekends, telling everyone not to worry: it was just a hobby.

Then my wife got sick.

Nearly overnight, I found myself working part-time, taking care of her the rest: not a recipe for success in the law biz. Soon, the inevitable occurred as I was invited by the other partners to leave the firm.

And I began to write--this time like my life depended on it. Because it did.

There were a lot of ups and downs, a lot of tragedies and triumphs, but over the next decade-plus I managed to turn a nightmare situation into a dream career...and now I want to show YOU how I did it!

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DEFINE YOUR SERVICE/PRODUCT

Your Compelling Strategy (Branded Term)

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"This headline gets attention"

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FASTER TO FREEDOM

"This headline gets attention"

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MAKE THE MOST IMPACT

MbC has taught and helped some of the biggest names around--from other indies to traditionally-published NY Times and USA Today bestsellers, he's helped THOUSANDS of people up their writing game!

PRAISE FOR MbC

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Mercedes Yardley, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Little Red Dead

"Michaelbrent is both warm and professional. I adore his classes."

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Darcy Coates, USA Today bestseller

"Michaelbrent Collings knows self-publishing inside and out."

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Darren Shan, author of the globally bestselling Cirque du Freak

"You're in good hands with Michaelbrent Collings!"

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Kevin J. Anderson, NY Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Jedi Search and co-author of Dune: House Atreides

"Michaelbrent Collings is engaged, personable, and interesting as a writing teacher. Even better, he knows what he's talking about!"

Lisa Mangum, Author and Managing Editor, Shadow Mountain Publishing

"Michaelbrent is an engaging teacher with a deep well of experience, enthusiasm, and encouragement."

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Jonathan Maberry, 

"Michaelbrent has an encyclopedic knowledge of genre and a talent for sharing that information in a fun, engaging, and wonderfully nerdy way."

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

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  • ​I've written a book (or lots of 'em)...
              but have no idea how to get my stories noticed in today's market.
  • ​I want to be a full-time author...
              but am terrified to take the leap without knowing more.
  • ​I know how to write...
              but feel like I'm missing something in the "author" biz.


I know what you mean!
I struggled for years to make money...then more years to make SERIOUS money. But through hard work, investing thousands of hours of study (and investing an even larger number of dollars!), I figured out systems, tips, tricks, secrets, and hacks to make a nightmare situation into a dream career.

Now I want to teach YOU everything I've learned, saving you massive amounts of time and money, and get you living your own Bestseller Life!

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TELL WHAT YOUR MOVEMENT IS ABOUT

Join Bestseller Life If...

  • ​You want to learn to write...or write better!
  • You already KNOW how to write...but want to do more than TELL your stories--you want to TELL them!
  • You want to become a bestselling author who makes enough money to do it full-time (and have a fun life on the side)!

"I LOVE IT!"

Jessica F. - Bestseller Life author

"Michaelbrent played a big part in helping me become a bestseller..."

Aaron H. - Bestseller Life author

"TAKE HIS COURSE!"

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"MICHAELBRENT KNOWS SELF-PUBLISHING"

DOZENS of major authors agree: Michaelbrent is the teacher to see!

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