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How to Talk About, Write About, and Get People Interested in your Book

Subjects
Writing
Age Group
For adults

 

Story Center Event
Presenter
Sorche Fairbank
Registration Required

 

This session will focus on the most useful skills in selling your book, from traditionally published to DIY to everything in-between: being able to fluidly talk about your book in one and two sentences, writing a synopsis in a paragraph and in a full page, identifying key words and metadata that will help you get noticed online, getting familiar with press releases, proposals, and cover letters to include with book mailings. There is tremendous overlap in all these areas, and you’ll leave the session with tools to help you no matter if you’re looking to catch the attention of an agent or draw more attention online to your self-published book.

 

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