Join us for an extraordinary and pragmatic workshop for writers with legendary blogger and book industry expert, Jane Friedman. This workshop is all about the business of nonfiction writing—with some additional thoughts from Albert about creative nonfiction, memoir, fiction and poetry.
Saturday December 4, 2021 from 10:00AM-1:00PM Pacific Time
10:00 Pacific: Albert: Welcome, Introduction, exercise
10:45 Jane's Session (90 mins)
12:15 Brief interview, Q&A
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Finding an agent or publisher for your nonfiction book requires not only sharp clarity about your idea or story, but also how that idea, in book form, is relevant and unique in today’s market. You’ll have much more success if you take time to understand the market and conduct appropriate research about your idea beforehand.
In this workshop with Jane Friedman, you will gain a better understanding of how publishing professionals evaluate nonfiction book concepts and make decisions on what to publish. This workshop will cover:
*Understanding your readers and the book market as a whole
*Memoir writers: How to improve your chances of getting noticed by agents
*How to make your nonfiction book premise and proposal truly stand out