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Wed, Jan 31

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Online Class - Zoom

How to Get a Non-Fiction Book Deal

Have you wondered what makes a sellable book, journal, card deck, or creative non-fiction book project? Do you have an idea you think would be great for one?

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How to Get a Non-Fiction Book Deal
How to Get a Non-Fiction Book Deal

Time & Location

Jan 31, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Online Class - Zoom

About the Event

In this class, literary agent and One Idea co-founder, Lindsey Smith, will walk you through:

  • What goes into a book proposal and why you need one to sell a book
  • How to create a solid platform (even if you don’t have a huge social media following)
  • How to stand out from the slush pile
  • The dos and don'ts of pitching to agents and publishers
  • 10 topics publishers are looking for right now

You’ll get:

  • 2 hours of training (90 minutes of instruction, followed by a 30-minute Q&A) that will be recorded for you to rewatch at any time
  • A step-by-step book proposal template that walks you through how to create your own, along with a sample of one that successfully sold to Macmillan

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