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Writing For Life

Simplify Your Life as a Writer and Author

OpyrusOne™ Overview

Core to our mission is to motivate, enable and support the writer in all of us, as such our products and services should reduce the friction associated with you becoming an author. Our goal is to inspire your “why” and enable the ‘how” of becoming an author. We created OpyrusOne™ is to simplify your life as a writer and author.

  • WritingLight delivers you rich information, courses, podcasts and other sources of knowledge
  • The Caravan Network is a private community of writers, authors, guides and service providers
  • FastPencil is an easy to use authoring tool to create, distribute, protect and sell your personal content

OpyrusOne pricing is a simple, Join for Free or choose an annual or monthly membership fee which includes the above services plus everything you need to privately or globally distribute and sell your personal content such as a softcover, hardcover or eBook.

Pick Your Plan

Simplify Your Life as a Writer and Author

Author Products Overview

Core to our mission is to motivate, enable and support the writer in all of us, as such our technology and product focus centers on solutions that reduce the friction associated with you becoming an author. Our goal is to inspire your “why” and the ‘how” of becoming an author. We created OpyrusOne™ is to simplify your life as a writer and author.

  • WritingLight delivers you rich information, courses, podcasts and other sources of knowledge
  • The Caravan Network is a private community of writers, authors, guides and service providers
  • FastPencil an easy to use authoring tool to create, distribute, protect and sell your personal content

OpyrusOne pricing is a simple annual or monthly membership fee which includes the above services plus everything you need to privately or globally distribute and sell your personal contents as a softcover, hardcover or eBook.

Pick Your Plan

Grow with Opyrus WritingLight™

Whether you are a first-time author or a writer deep into your craft…

Deepen your knowledge with a continuous stream of inspiring content that ignites your authoring experience

WritingLight™ will be your source for engaging content to make your journey and writing life more interesting and productive. Whether you are a first-time writer or an author deep into your craft, we will have something to enhance your knowledge and enliven your individual quest to success. We are continually expanding and developing WritingLight and will be offering members opportunities to contribute their own experiences to the offering.

  • Podcasts – regular podcasts on pertinent topics, author interviews, industry experts and owners of service offerings that can really make a difference in your life as an author
  • Blogs, articles, videos, audio to support your journey as a writer, make you feel part of a writing community where others understand your process, and tips for the trade for enjoying the day-to-day
  • Music and sounds to write by- Instrumental and natural sounds, binaural and mood setting selections
  • Courses/MasterClass – take a deeper dive into writing, marketing strategies and lifestyle topics including our own classes like our seminal class called “Writing for Life”
  • AuthorMaps™ – Short text, audio and video on how to complete certain tasks in writing, marketing and the art of the writing lifestyle
    Tools – Services that provide you immediate benefits during your life as a writer and author
GET STARTED NOW

Grow with Opyrus WritingLight™

Whether you are a first-time author or a writer deep into your craft…

Deepen your knowledge with a continuous stream of inspiring content that ignites your authoring experience

WritingLight™ will be your source for engaging content to make your journey and writing life more interesting and productive. Whether you are a first-time writer or an author deep into your craft, we will have something to enhance your knowledge and enliven your individual quest to success. We are continually expanding and developing WritingLight and will be offering members opportunities to contribute their own experiences to the offering.

  • Podcasts – regular podcasts on pertinent topics, author interviews, industry experts and owners of service offerings that can really make a difference in your life as an author
  • Blogs, articles, videos, audio to support your journey as a writer, make you feel part of a writing community where others understand your process, and tips for the trade for enjoying the day-to-day
  • Music and sounds to write by- Instrumental and natural sounds, binaural and mood setting selections
  • Courses/MasterClass – take a deeper dive into writing, marketing strategies and lifestyle topics including our own classes like our seminal class called “Writing for Life”
  • AuthorMaps™ – Short text, audio and video on how to complete certain tasks in writing, marketing and the art of the writing lifestyle
    Tools – Services that provide you immediate benefits during your life as a writer and author
GET STARTED NOW

Collaborate on the Caravan Network

A caravan: is a group of people traveling together, often on a trade expedition. Caravans were used where traveling in groups aided in defense against bandits as well as helping to improve economies of scale in trade.

Connect and collaborate with like-minded writers, authors and experts in a community that cares about helping others.

Whether you are an aspiring or established author, Caravan Network enables you to connect with other writers, authors, service providers and guides. Learning from a community of like-minded people is powerful. Opyrus Guides are a connected group of ambassadors that provide fuel to our members’ growth.

The Opyrus Caravan Network provides an array of features:

  • Member Profiles – Everything in the Caravan Network revolves around its writers and author members. Your profile is editable allowing you to share your thoughts, writings and experiences. This also allows you to find Caravan Network members geographically close to you for connecting in real life.
  • Social Groups – The Caravan Network provides members social connections based on genre, marketing, writing and other areas of interest with separate activity feeds and member listings.
  • Forum Discussions – Discussion forums enable you to communicate in a structured, bulletin-board style fashionyou can embed photos, gyphys, emojis in your forum posts and replies.
  • Member Communications – Make connections with one another and create a network of people who can support your writing journey while you likewise help them with theirs.
  • Private Messaging Messages can be sent to one member or a group of members.
  • User Invites – Send email invitations for non-members to join the network.
  • Notifications – Opyrus will notify members of relevant activity with a toolbar bubble and/or via email
  • Network Search – Search the entire network, along with custom post types of your choice, all in one unified search bar.
  • Activity Feeds – Global, personal, and group activity feeds with threaded commenting, direct posting, @mentions, and email notification support
  • Global, personal, and group feeds – You can turn your groups into a two-way “Wall” for a more interactive experience. Let your members write on each other’s Walls and “Like” each other’s posts.
  • Multimedia Posting – Upload photos and organize them into albums, from any device.
  • @mentions – Members can @mention other registered users on the site. The mentioned user will receive a notification of the post.
  • Albums & Media – Upload photos, organize them into albums, and share them for other members to see and comment
Opyrus Caravan Network
Join For Free NOW

Collaborate on the Caravan Network

A caravan: is a group of people traveling together, often on a trade expedition. Caravans were used where traveling in groups aided in defense against bandits as well as helping to improve economies of scale in trade.

Opyrus Caravan Network

Connect and collaborate with like-minded writers, authors and experts in a community that cares about helping others.

Whether you are an aspiring or established author, Caravan Network enables you to connect with other writers, authors, service providers and guides. Learning from a community of like-minded people is powerful. Opyrus Guides are a connected group of ambassadors that provide fuel to our members growth.

The Opyrus Caravan Network provides an array of features:

  • Member Profiles – Everything in the Caravan Network revolves around its writers and author members. Your profile is editable allowing you to share your thoughts, writings and experiences. This also allows you to find Caravan Network members geographically close to you for connecting in real life.
  • Social Groups – The Caravan Network provides members social connections based on genre, marketing, writing and other areas of interest with separate activity feeds and member listings.
  • Forum Discussions – Discussion forums enable you to communicate in a structured, bulletin-board style fashionyou can embed photos, gyphys, emojis in your forum posts and replies.
  • Member Communications – Make connections with one another and create a network of people who can support your writing journey while you likewise help them with theirs.
  • Private Messaging Messages can be sent to one member or a group of members.
  • User Invites – Send email invitations for non-members to join the network.
  • Notifications – Opyrus will notify members of relevant activity with a toolbar bubble and/or via email
  • Network Search – Search the entire network, along with custom post types of your choice, all in one unified search bar.
  • Activity Feeds – Global, personal, and group activity feeds with threaded commenting, direct posting, @mentions, and email notification support
  • Global, personal, and group feeds – You can turn your groups into a two-way “Wall” for a more interactive experience. Let your members write on each other’s Walls and “Like” each other’s posts.
  • Multimedia Posting – Upload photos and organize them into albums, from any device.
  • @mentions – Members can @mention other registered users on the site. The mentioned user will receive a notification of the post.
  • Albums & Media – Upload photos, organize them into albums, and share them for other members to see and comment
Join For Free NOW

Create with the FastPencil™ Authoring Tool

FastPencil Is an Authoring Tool That Works The Way You Do.

FastPencil gives you flexibility in how you spend your time, which publishing tasks to do yourself and which to purchase from qualified professionals. Or let your Author Advocate handle it all.

  • People plus technology produce the perfect publishing partnership.
  • Manage your book creation projects from a single online dashboard.
  • Write, format and preview your book instantly, anytime, for free.
  • Invite editors, designers, and colleagues to collaborate with you on your online dashboard.
Create with The FastPencil™ Authoring Tool

You are never on your own with Opyrus FastPencil. In the security of your online workspace you can easily write and format your book.

  • Automatically convert your manuscript to the latest eBook format and effortlessly preview your selected page design!
  • Need help with editing? Simply invite your editor or friends and family to work with you on your journey!

Publishing your book to multiple formats has never been easier. Create a project from scratch or import your existing work to get started.

  • Print, PDF, ePub 3.0, and Mobi formats
  • Paperback and Hardcover (with or without jacket)
  • Retail barcode included (Public Only)
  • New Services for Blog to Book and Podcast to Book creations

Sell your books privately, in our marketplace, or worldwide. All eBook formats are created to work on the most popular eReaders and are ready for distribution to Amazon, Apple, Ingram, Kobo, and more!

  • There is no inventory to buy and no files you need to deliver to distributors.
  • All globally published books — both print and eBook — get an ISBN included with distribution.
  • Have your own ISBN(s)? — Not a problem. Adding them to your account for use on your books is easy.
  • Distribute privately to your own customers or target markets
  • Promoting your book, tracking your sales, and calculating your royalties will no longer be time-consuming or frustrating.
  • Sales in the marketplace are reported as they happen and worldwide sales as the data is available.
  • You’ll see more clearly which channel is bringing you the most sales and the royalty generated from it.
  • With this information you’ll be able to make the right choices to maximize your sales and royalties.
GET STARTED NOW

Create with the FastPencil™ Authoring Tool

FastPencil Is an Authoring Tool That Works The Way You Do.

Create with The FastPencil™ Authoring Tool

FastPencil gives you flexibility in how you spend your time, which publishing tasks to do yourself and which to purchase from qualified professionals. Or let your Author Advocate handle it all.

  • People plus technology produce the perfect publishing partnership.
  • Manage your book creation projects from a single online dashboard.
  • Write, format and preview your book instantly, anytime, for free.
  • Invite editors, designers, and colleagues to collaborate online dashboard.

You are never on your own with Opyrus FastPencil. In the security of your online workspace you can easily write and format your book.

  • Automatically convert your manuscript to the latest eBook format and effortlessly preview your selected page design!
  • Need help with editing? Simply invite your editor or friends and family to work with you on your journey!

Publishing your book to multiple formats has never been easier. Create a project from scratch or import your existing work to get started.

  • Print, PDF, ePub 3.0, and Mobi formats
  • Paperback and Hardcover (with or without jacket)
  • Retail barcode included (Public Only)
  • New Services for Blog to Book and Podcast to Book creations

Sell your books privately, in our marketplace, or worldwide. All eBook formats are created to work on the most popular eReaders and are ready for distribution to Amazon, Apple, Ingram, Kobo, and more!

  • There is no inventory to buy and no files you need to deliver to distributors.
  • All globally published books — both print and eBook — get an ISBN included with distribution.
  • Have your own ISBN(s)? — Not a problem. Adding them to your account for use on your books is easy.
  • Distribute privately to your own customers or target markets
  • Promoting your book, tracking your sales, and calculating your royalties can be time consuming. Not any longer.
  • Sales in the marketplace are reported as they happen and worldwide sales as the data is available.
  • You’ll see more clearly which channel is bringing you the most sales and the royalty generated from it.
  • With this information you’ll be able to make the right choices to maximize your sales and royalties.
GET STARTED NOW

20+ Years of Indie Publishing Innovation and Leadership

250,000

250,000

Online Authorspace Registered Users

12,000

12,000

Print Titles
Published

100,000

100,000

Hours of Author
Advocate Services

GET STARTED NOW

20+ Years of Indie Publishing Innovation and Leadership

250,000

250,000

Online Authorspace Registered Users

12,000

12,000

Print Titles
Published

100,000

100,000

Hours of Author
Advocate Services

GET STARTED NOW

“The Opyrus model takes a totally new approach to the author journey. Fewer choices with greater flexibility makes my life as an author and business person that much easier”

Bryan S. Bloom, CPA, and his latest book in the Confessions of a CPA series is: Confessions of a CPA – The Capital Equivalent Value of Life Insurance

“The Opyrus model takes a totally new approach to the author journey. Fewer choices with greater flexibility makes my life as an author and business person that much easier”

Bryan S. Bloom, CPA, and his latest book in the Confessions of a CPA series is: Confessions of a CPA – The Capital Equivalent Value of Life Insurance

FastPencil™ Gives You Control

Do it Yourself or Have Opyrus Help – Always Save Time

Sometimes You Want to Do It Yourself

The free FastPencil authorspace guides you through the entire publishing life cycle from a single online dashboard.

  • Save time collaborating online to edit your manuscript.
  • Select page design templates and view interior book formatting instantly.
  • Create metadata, front and back matter, and other pre-production requirements.
  • Publish print and eBooks to Amazon and other distributors online.
  • Track book sales, and see royalties automatically arrive in your bank account.

Sometimes You Want it Done for You

Purchase competitively priced editing, design, and marketing services as needed, and manage them from within your FastPencil authorspace or let us manage them for you.

  • Choose a la carte services for specific publishing goals.
  • Optional concierge service includes an Author Advocate to consult on strategy and manages the entire publishing process.

But You Always Want to Save Time

FastPencil not only frees your time, it also shortens your time to market.

  • Customize your user account page with your publishing imprint and links to your web sites
  • Drive online chatter and repeat sales to fans from greater publishing frequency.
Beyond Paris, Casper
Revolutingly Young
21st Century Executive
Partisan Divide
Staying Well, Mercer-Mayer
Return On Leadership
Journey of a Lifetime, Jane Hamilton
Hacking Innovation
Reciprocity Incorporated
Get instant access to your free online authoring tool

FastPencil™ Gives You Control

Do it Yourself or Have Opyrus Help – Always Save Time

Sometimes You Want to Do It Yourself

The free FastPencil authorspace guides you through the entire publishing life cycle from a single online dashboard.

  • Save time collaborating online to edit your manuscript.
  • Select page design templates and view interior book formatting instantly.
  • Create metadata, front and back matter, and other pre-production requirements.
  • Publish print and eBooks to Amazon and other distributors online.
  • Track book sales, and see royalties automatically arrive in your bank account.

Sometimes You Want it Done for You

Purchase competitively priced editing, design, and marketing services as needed, and manage them from within your FastPencil authorspace or let us manage them for you.

  • Choose a la carte services for specific publishing goals.
  • Optional concierge service includes an Author Advocate to consult on strategy and manages the entire publishing process with your manuscript.

But You Always Want to Save Time

FastPencil not only frees your time, it also shortens your time to market.

  • Customize your user account page with your publishing imprint and links to your web sites
  • Drive online chatter and repeat sales to fans from greater publishing frequency.
Beyond Paris, Casper
Partisan Divide
Journey of a Lifetime, Jane Hamilton
Revolutingly Young
21st Century Executive
Staying Well, Mercer-Mayer
Get instant access to your free online authoring tool