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The Business of Books with Jen & Kerry: Craft a Winning Book Proposal
Hotel 1000
Seattle, WA
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The Business of Books with Jen & Kerry: Craft a Winning Book Proposal
You may have a terrific book or book idea ready to dazzle the world. Alas, without a spot-on book proposal, it may never see the light of day. Don't let this happen to you! In this three-hour workshop, learn how to create a savvy and professional proposal that will make publishers and agents sit up and take notice. Two industry insiders will walk you through the key elements of any successful proposal--including title/subtitle, opening pitch, author bio, and marketing ideas--and help you polish each one with hands-on exercises. By crafting a winning proposal, you'll get your book idea out of the slush pile--and onto the shelves.

Jennifer Worick and Kerry Colburn are the dynamic duo behind "The Business of Books with Jen & Kerry" (, a successful publishing workshop series. Kerry is the former executive editor of Chronicle Books and the author of a variety of titles, including "How to Have Your Second Child First." Jennifer, previously editorial director of Running Press, has co-authored or written more than 25 books, including her newest, "Things I Want to Punch in the Face." They have each shepherded many successful titles to

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Hotel 1000 (View)
1000 First Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
United States


Arts > Literary

Minimum Age: 15
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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