EVENT: The Book Doctors, aka David Henry Sterry, and ex-agent and current wife Arielle Eckstut, authors of the Workman book The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published, will making a house call in Kansas City, and they want YOU to PITCH your BOOK at their Pitchapalooza. It’s like American Idol for books, only without the Simon.
DATE & TIME: Monday, February 28, 2011 at 6:30 PM.
LOCATION: Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112
ADMISSION: This Event is Open to the public, however Reservations are required to attend. Please call the Kansas City Public Library at 816-701-3407 to make Reservations. Seating is limited.
EVENT FORMAT: A limited number of participants will be invited to pitch, chosen at random from registrants. Writers get one minute to pitch their book ideas to a panel of publishing experts. Arielle has been a literary agent for 18 years, and David is the best-selling author of 13 books, the last of which appeared on the cover of the Sunday New York Times Book Review. They’ve helped dozens and dozens of talented amateurs become professionally published authors. They’ve appeared on NPR many times, and taught publishing at Stanford University. David & Arielle will be joined by two other panelists from Kansas City.
Every writer who purchases a copy of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published from Rainy Day Books before or at this event will get a free consultation from the Book Doctors by phone after the event (a $100 value). Please make sure to provide your E-mail address and phone number at the time of purchase.
BOOK: The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published, $15.95 Trade Paperback. On sale now!
With its extensive coverage of e-books, self-publishing, and online marketing, this guide, previously published as "Putting Your Passion Into Print," is more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Every writer who purchases a copy of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published from Rainy Day Books before or at this event will get a free consultation from the Book Doctors.