Nonfiction Book Proposal Workshop (1959) *SOLD OUT*

New date: Saturday, July 27, 10am-4pm.

$100.00 (10% off for members)

In this day-long seminar you will learn the required elements of a successful non-fiction book proposal. You will learn the elements of the query letter, a successful “pitch”, introduction and samples chapters.

The class will function as an informal editorial board. In-class work will consist of writing a query letter for your book, devising a compelling “pitch”, and discussion of/outlining and some writing or revision of sample chapters.

Each participant’s book idea/proposal will be discussed and evaluated.

Additional topics to be discussed:

How to find an agent

How to develop a “platform”

Social media

This class is open to writers at all levels. If you have written a book proposal you may bring it to the workshop.Bring a laptop or notebook for writing. New date: Saturday, July 27, 10am-4pm

Marita Golden is a veteran teacher of writing and an acclaimed award-winning author of seventeen works of fiction and nonfiction. As a teacher of writing she has served as a member of the faculties of the MFA Graduate Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University and Virginia Commonwealth University and in the MA Creative Writing Program at John Hopkins University. Her new novel is The Wide Circumference of Love.  She is the recipient of many awards including the Writers for Writers Award presented by Barnes & Noble and Poets and Writers and the Fiction Award for her novel After awarded by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

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