Pitchapalooza

10/01/2011 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
2491 Main St
12946 Lake Placid
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Come to Pitchapalooza at The Bookstore Plus on Saturday October 1st at 1 PM! Pitchapalooza is American Idol for books (only without Simon). Twenty-five writers will be selected at random pitch their book - in 1 minute! Book Doctors Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry are authors of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published; the go-to book on the subject, and contains all the information you'll ever need, taking you through the entire process of conceiving, writing, selling, marketing and promoting your book. Arielle Eckstut has been a literary agent for 18 years and is the author of seven books.  Henry Sterry is the best-selling author of 12 books, on a wide variety of subject including memoir, sports, YA fiction and reference. The Judges critique everything from idea to style to potential in the marketplace and much, much more. Authors come away with concrete advice on how to improve their pitch as well as a greater understanding of the ins and outs of the publishing industry. Whether potential authors pitch themselves, or simply listen to trained professionals critique each presentation, Pitchapaloozas are educational and entertaining for one and all. At the end of Pitchapalooza, the judges will pick a winner, who Eckstut and Sterry will hook up with an appropriate agent or publisher. They just landed the winner of their first Pitchapalooza with a publisher, who offered them a book contract. ANYONE who buys a copy of their book receives a FREE 20 minute consultation, a $100 value.For more information, please call 523-2950.

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780761160854
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - November 4th, 2010