Student Achievements

Conservatory students are "doers" not just "learners." They actually write books, launch business ventures, and make real money. Here are some of the major milestones our students have celebrated:

August 2022

  • Kristianne landed her sixth client for her social media VA service, hitting her max of three clients this month
  • Coralie finished drafting her novella at 43,403 words
  • Jenny landed another client for her Life Story Book service
  • Julia landed her first customer
  • Eden landed two new clients from her fliers for her cleaning service
  • Makayla finished drafting her first Conservatory novella at 40,539 words
  • Jenny finished drafting her short story at 12,775 words
  • Rhianna finished drafting her short story at 10,832 words
  • Sarah had 7 different clients try to book her on a single day for her pet-sitting service
  • Sam S. attended his first vendor event
  • Faith made $139 at a vendor event
  • Alabama taught her first group music lesson for her business
  • Ryan is collaborating with 3 local organizations for her art clubs service
  • Ashley landed her first tutoring client
  • Hallie made $81 on a new order for her custom watercolor service
  • Sarina launched her life story book service
  • Jadyn finished drafting her short story at 7,436 words
  • Kristianna hit $1,000 in total from her VA service

August 2022

  • Faith finished drafting her second Conservatory novel at 37,609 words
  • Juliet reached $10,000 half way through the year with her house cleaning service
  • Kayleigh finished drafting her novella at 32,098 words
  • Shannae made her first $200 with her business
  • Naomi finished drafting her novella
  • David launched his henna and face painting business and made his first $169
  • Kaylee made $520 with her business
  • Rachel finished drafting her novella at 38,619 words
  • Hannah finished running an intro-to-music camp and landed 5 piano students for this semester
  • Juliet raised her prices for her house cleaning business due to demand
  • Ryan Elizabeth finished running two art clubs and made $1,000+
  • Beckie finished drafting her first novella at 33,665 words
  • Marybeth finished drafting her first Conservatory novel at 94,278 words
  • Bailey taught her first Institute for Excellence in Writing class
  • Shannae finished drafting her novella at 31,870 words
  • Eden landed her first cleaning service client
  • Megan landed her first client for her cleaning service
  • Monica finished drafting her first Conservatory novel
  • Hope D. finished drafting her short story at 9,201 words
  • Hope D. completed her 49 Day Marketing Plan
  • Hope J. finished drafting her short story at 10,111 words
  • Eden finished drafting her novel at 61,611 words

July 2022

  • Anna Rose Johnson released her debut novel, The Star That Always Stays
  • Valari completed her 90 day marketing plan
  • Kimberly finished drafting her first Conservatory novel,
  • Jessica finished drafting her first Conservatory novel
  • Bethany M. landed 7 students for her writing coaching service
  • Kayleigh went to her first business networking event
  • Alabama finished drafting her novella at 28, 498 words
  • Hannah-Abigail landed her first customer for her life story book service
  • Hannah-Abigail finished drafting her second Conservatory novel at 71,469 words
  • Hannah finished drafting her novella
  • Caleb launched his custom character art service and landed his first client
  • Valari landed a new client, making $1,400
  • Lilianna finished drafting her novel at 70,474 words
  • Joseph launched his Life Legacy Stories service
  • Kori landed her first client for her piano teaching service with raised prices
  • Alyssa finished running her first summer science class and made $1,000
  • Helen finished drafting her first Conservatory novel
  • Charis finished running 3 summer camps and made $2,655
  • Makayla finished running her first math camp
  • Kellyn Roth released her new novel, A Prayer Unanswered
  • Lexi finished drafting her first Conservatory novel at 53,410 words
  • Zoe Anastasia finished drafting her novella at 25,000 words

June 2022

  • Jenny submitted her novella for her manuscript assessment
  • Savanna landed her first nine customers for her business, Desert Skies Gifts
  • Zoe's Etsy shop, Sleeves by Anastasia, reached 72 sales and received her first “Raving Reviews” badge
  • Sarah P submitted her novella for her manuscript assessment
  • Sarina landed her first client for her life story book service and made $1,499
  • Ellie finished drafting her first novella at 29,758 words
  • Marin made $187 with her house cleaning service
  • Jason finished drafting his first Conservatory novel (handwritten!)
  • Joseph finished drafting his second Conservatory novel, at about 100,000 words
  • Anna Rose Johnson’s novel, The Star That Always Stays, received a great review from Publishers Weekly
  • Sadie finished drafting her first Conservatory novel at 54,931 words
  • Abigail launched her piano lessons business
  • Ryan Elizabeth landed 27 students for her art clubs
  • Ryan Elizabeth is partnering with her local children’s museum to put on a summer writing camp
  • Charis Rae completed running her Herstory history summer camps
  • Savanna finished drafting her novel at 55,698
  • Kasumi completed running her first Latin Grammar Summer Camp
  • Rhianna finished drafting her novella at about 25,000 words
  • Ella raised her piano lessons prices and didn’t lose any students
  • Marielle went to her first business expo
  • Ryan Elizabeth completed running her first week of her art clubs service
  • Katharine finished drafting her first Conservatory novel at 49,063
  • Savanna made her first sale from a stranger
  • Hannah landed her first client that’s a stranger
  • Juliet hired her third employee for her house cleaning service
  • Linnea submitted her novella for her manuscript assessment

May 2022

  • Jadyn submitted her novella for her manuscript assessment
  • Cassie submitted her novella for her manuscript assessment
  • Ashleigh made her first sale from a stranger
  • Alyssa finished her first school year of teaching science and made $1,840
  • Abigail finished drafting her first Conservatory novel at 57,856 words
  • Ryan landed her first three clients for her art camps
  • Marin made $240 from babysitting
  • Cameron finished drafting his novella at 41,116 words
  • Caleb finished drafting his second Conservatory novel at 108,143 words
  • Amie finished drafting her novella at 37,021 words
  • Gabriella finished drafting her novel at 50,076 words
  • Joseph landed his seventh client for his landscaping service
  • Em finished drafting her novella at 32,379 words
  • Kristianne landed her second client for her VA service
  • Olivia launched her business, Wrinkle and Whimsy Art Services
  • Sarah's pet sitting service turned 1 year old
  • Juliet hired another employee for her house cleaning service
  • Kasumi launched her business, opening registration for her Latin Grammar Summer Camps
  • Elena finished drafting her novella at 23,740 words
  • Gabriella landed her first client for her life story book service
  • Marin landed a job making $50 an hour
  • Calissa finished drafting her novella at 26,827 words
  • Alayna finished drafting her first Conservatory novel at 161,343 words
  • Rachel submitted her novella for her manuscript assessment

April 2022

  • Amanda finished drafting her novella at 29,206 words 
  • Abi finished drafting her novella at 20,820 wo rds
  • Anna Rose signed a contract for her second book deal
  • Sequoyah landed two clients for her equine massage therapy service
  • Kristianne launched her Etsy shop and made five sales
  • Marin made her first $50 from her business
  • Madison finished drafting her novella at 39,824 words
  • Rachel finished drafting her novel at 68,502 words
  • Linnea finished drafting her novella at 37,289 words
  • Esther made two sales with her business
  • Sarina pitched her business (and her novella) at an online networking event
  • Juliet made $575 in one week with her cleaning service
  • Anna Rose's novel, The Star That Always Stays, was named a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
  • Jenny gave a 10 minute presentation on her life story book service at a senior living facility
  • Rhianna landed her first client with her pet-sitting service
  • Ryan-Elizabeth launched her art club for kids
  • Hope made $600 from her first pet-sitting client,
  • Marielle finished drafting her novel at 74,819 words (First Author Project)
  • Anna finished drafting her novel at 86,908 words
  • Eden sold 22 pendants this month for her business, Bookish: A Business
  • Anna Rose received her first trade review from Kirkus Reviews
  • Gabriella landed her first client for her life story book service
  • Hallie launched her business, Jireh Watercolor Art
  • Chelsea received her first paycheck for her art lessons service
  • Juliet had her first $2,000 month from her cleaning service
  • Shannae finished drafting her novel at 73,135 words
  • Madi finished drafting her novella at 27,960 words

March 2022

  • Sequoyah finished drafting a 33,939 word novella
  • Jadyn finished drafting a 30,819 word novella
  • Kaylee landed another customer for her house cleaning service
  • Esther finished drafting a 28,853 word novella
  • Chelsea finished drafting a 62,014 word novel
  • Zoe finished drafting a 50,619 word novel
  • Jenny landed multiple customers for her life story book service
  • Chelsea landed her first customer for her art lessons service
  • Kaylee finished drafting a 16,297 word novella
  • Sequoyah landed her first customer for her equine massage therapy service
  • James landed 20 customers for his time management course
  • Kayleigh finished drafting a 33,174 word novella
  • Ryan-Elizabeth F. finished drafting a 50,340 word novel
  • David made his first $40 for his henna tattoo service
  • Kaylee served another customer for her house cleaning service
  • Anna Rose Johnson’s novel has a #1 New Release banner on Amazon
  • Juliet made $1,811 total this month and hired her second employee
  • Chelsea held her first art class for her art lessons service
  • Faith landed her first customer for her business, Pampered Bookworm

February 2022

  • Rachel landed her first customer for her piano studio
  • Olivia finished drafting a 29,003 word novella
  • Marielle landed her first customer for her graphic design business
  • Sarina went to six real estate offices to pitch her business
  • Sarina finished drafting a 30,956 word novella
  • Ellie landed three house/pet-sitting clients
  • Sam got paid a commission for recommending another business to a client
  • Kyla finished drafting a 24,000 word novella
  • Sara organized the 5th Diamonds conference
  • Bailey finished drafting a 34,689 word novella
  • Ashleigh finished drafting a 61,335 word novel (first in the program!)
  • Naomi landed her first customer for her Etsy shop
  • Joseph finished drafting a 80,000 word novel
  • Rachel finished drafting a 25,905 word novella
  • Bethany landed her first customer for her writing coaching service
  • Juliet hired her first employee
  • Josiah finished drafting a 41,957 word novella
  • Juliet finished drafting a 32,925 word novella

January 2022

  • Caleb finished drafting a 78,000 word novel
  • Jenny made a sale where the customer approached her
  • Cara finished drafting a 36,890 word novella
  • Grace landed her first customer for her pet-sitting business 
  • Linnea landed her first two customers for her piano studio
  • Kristianne finished drafting a 50,000 word novel
  • Jadyn finished drafting a 37,058 novella
  • Alyssa finished drafting a 40,241 novella
  • Rachel landed her first three customers for her piano studio
  • Marielle launched her graphic design business
  • Amie landed multiple partnerships with authors for Painted Prose Designs
  • Hannah finished drafting a 58,053 word novel
  • Zoe finished drafting a 45,291 word novella
  • Sarah landed her first customer for her book launch business. 
  • Valari finished drafting a 37,796 word novella

December 2021

  • Calissa completed a 77,839 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Sarina landed another client for her real estate client-care business.
  • Faith completed a 33,000 word novella.
  • Amanda completed a 93,934 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Zoe has sold over 60 book sleeves since launching her business.
  • Kasumi landed her first 12 students for her Latin tutoring business.
  • Hope J. completed a 22,315 word novella.
  • Charis made $1,407.74 from Christmas orders on her Etsy shop.
  • Gabriella completed a 28,778 word novella (her first ever).
  • Charis completed a 20,922 word novella.
  • Jason landed his first client for his life story book service worth $1,499.
  • Sequoyah completed her Equine Massage Therapy Certification.
  • Elena completed a 65.947 word novel (her second in the program).

November 2021

  • Sam landed a full-time job as Director of Information Technology after serving his tech support clients so well they wanted to hire him.
  • Coralie completed a 131,876 word novel.
  • James completed a 33,724 word novella.
  • Jenny completed a 46,075 word novella.
  • Sequoyah completed a 30,516 word novella.
  • Hope launched her art commission business and landed her first two customers (including a $100+ project).
  • Shannae completed a 100,256 word novel (her first ever).
  • Hope D. completed a 35,681 word novella.
  • Amie completed a 30,621 word novella.
  • Anna Rose completed a 42,152 word middle-grade novel (her third in the program)
  • Joseph landed his first two clients for his landscaping service.
  • Savanna completed a 80,872 word novel.
  • Hope J. completed a 65,477 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Sarah completed a 30,038 word novella.
  • Cassie completed a 36,098 word novella.
  • Abi Lyn landed her first client for her pet-sitting business.

October 2021

  • Anna Rose announced a book deal with Holiday House, a New York City publisher. Her middle grade novel will release next year.
  • Ryan launched her custom funko pop business for authors and readers and made her first $1,000.
  • Charis is making over $40/hour on 19 new orders for custom Christmas products on her Etsy shop.
  • Sarina completed a 141,010 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Juliet hung 22 flyers for her cleaning business, received four contacts, and already landed her first customer from a flyer.
  • Alabama completed a 66,153 word novel.
  • Olivia completed a 81,904 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Sarina launched her long-term client care business for realtors, landed her first client, and made her first $366.60 as an entrepreneur.
  • Madison completed a 194,060 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Emeline landed her first logo design client and received a rave review.
  • Amie completed a 80,172 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Esther completed a 29,382 word novella.
  • Calissa launched her piano studio and already has five students and four more potential students in the pipeline.
  • Bailey completed a 60,288 word novel.
  • Cameron completed a 67,340 word novel.
  • Cassie landed her first client for her tutoring business.

September 2021

  • Ryan completed a 36,583 word novella.
  • Jenny landed two more clients for her life story book service and is booked through the end of the year.
  • Kara finaled for a Christy Award. (Okay, she's not a student, but still!)
  • Hannah hit her income goal of $500/month with her piano studio.
  • Kellyn completed a 25,883 word novella.
  • Emeline completed a 57,399 word novel.
  • Anna pitched two Bethany House editors and both offered their email addresses and would like to see her project again.
  • Cara completed a 70,000 word novel (her second in the program).

August 2021

  • Zach completed a 100,547 word novel.
  • Hannah launched her piano studio and sold out all six of her spots.
  • Jenny landed her first client for her life story book service with a $2,000 package.
  • Linnea completed a 54,484 word novel (her first one ever).
  • Alyssa had nine students sign up for her Chemistry Club, which will earn her thousands of dollars this semester at a high hourly rate.
  • Zoe completed a 43,813 word novella.
  • Kaylee completed a 33,009 word novella.
  • Charis landed another author partnership for her Etsy shop.
  • Zoe launched her book sleeve business and made 13 sales.
  • Hannah completed a 67,074 word novel (her first one ever).
  • Sarah completed a 51,349 word novel (her second in the program).

July 2021

  • Jenny received a manuscript request from Tyndale House.
  • Jasmine completed a 107,714 word novel.
  • Faith enrolled three new clients in her health/wellness business.
  • Grace completed a 75,356 word novel.
  • Sarah made $1,400 from her pet-sitting business in one month.
  • Ryan completed a 13,312 word novelette.
  • Rachel received a manuscript request from Uncommon Universes Press.
  • Livy landed a new pet sitting client that pays her $450 per month.
  • Elena completed a 56,370 word novel.
  • Valari landed two new writing jobs worth thousands of dollars.
  • Naomi completed a 35,067 word novella.
  • Rachel completed a 73,885 word novel.
  • James received manuscript requests from two different publishers.
  • Calissa completed a 66,411 word novel.
  • Abi Lyn completed a 60,043 word novel (her first one ever).

June 2021

  • Grace landed a major client for her art commission business.
  • Josiah completed a 111,784 word novel.
  • Charis landed two partnerships with authors for her Etsy shop.
  • Anna completed a 70,103 word novel (her second in the program).
  • Livy landed her first client for her pet-sitting business.
  • Elena landed her first customer for her thrift box business.
  • Cassie completed a 69,429 word novel.
  • Sarah landed her first four customers for her pet-sitting business.
  • Madi completed a 110,542 word novel.
  • Juliet made $700 from her house-cleaning business in one month while working only 20 hours (that’s 5 hours per week at $35 per hour).

May 2021

  • Alyssa completed a 134,639 word novel.
  • Rachel completed a 72,971 word novel.
  • Sequoyah landed six customers for her online course.
  • Amanda completed a 93, 748 word novel.

April 2021

  • Jenny completed a 125,201 word novel.
  • Charis landed her first two customers for her Etsy shop.
  • Juliet had her first $500 month with her cleaning business.
  • RuthAnna completed a 117,127 word novel.
  • Hope completed a 135,756 word novel.
  • Livy got her first article published on a major website.
  • Charis completed her middle-grade novel.
  • Alyssa launched her business and got her first four customers.
  • Jadyn completed a 61,226 word novel.
  • Hannah completed a 102,034 word novel (her first one ever).

March 2021

  • Grace completed a 60,608 word novel.
  • Kyla completed a 83,131 word novel.
  • Valari landed a major client for her proofreading business.
  • Esther completed a 52,766 word novel.
  • Valari completed a 76,353 word novel.
  • Bethany landed two more customers for her gardening business.
  • Sequoyah completed a 77,848 word novel.
  • Amie launched her read-aloud business and landed 21 customers.
  • Olivia completed a 60,068 word novel.
  • Anna completed a 36,000 word middle-grade novel.
  • Sam landed two customers for his tech support business.
  • Sarina completed a 115,039 word novel (her first one ever).
  • Livy completed a 76,586 word novel.
  • Hope completed a 61,143 word novel.

February 2021

  • Sequoyah landed her first paying customer (worth $2,000).
  • Rachel completed a 108,072 word novel.
  • Juliet launched her cleaning business and got her first two customers.
  • Sarah completed a full-length novel.
  • James completed a 81,437 word novel.
  • Bailey completed a 66,859 word novel (her first one ever).
  • Anna completed a 47,617 word middle-grade novel.
  • James ran his first online course and sold out all his spots.

January 2021

  • Juliet completed a 84,803 word novel.
  • Rhianna completed a 63,508 word novel (her first one ever).
  • Madison completed a 110,574 word novel.
  • Amie completed a full-length novel.
  • Sara launched her online conference and made $2,200.

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