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Book Proposal 1 An Online Book Proposal Class

Online Oct 19, Oct 26, Nov 2, Nov 9, Nov 16, Dec 7, Dec 14 (7 Monday Afternoons)5:00pm - 7:00pm Pacific$4851 Spot Left

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Working on a gripping memoir, nonfiction book, or novel but have no clue how to land an agent or contract? Nicky Guerreiro, current Editor at Little, Brown (a division of Hachette Book Group) can help make your dream of publishing your book a reality! In this seven-week Online Book Proposal Class, she’ll help you present and shape your book so it’s the project that everyone wants to buy. Through interesting craft lectures and targeted feedback, Nicky will help you create a pitch perfect overview and an annotated outline that serves as a clear road map for your book. She’ll also help you design a marketing section that zeroes in on your audience, the need for your book, and sells you as the ideal person to write it.

Hachette Book GroupYou’ll get writing advice and assistance in selecting your sample chapters. Nicky will take her insights into the New York publishing world and help you hammer out a terrific book proposal that represents your book in the best light! By the end of this online book publishing workshop, you walk away with a full draft of a proposal and a plan of attack.

12 students have published books after taking class!

How our online classes work:

Online classes can be attended from anywhere with an internet connection. You’ll be able to see and hear both your teacher and your fellow students. For the best experience, we recommend attending online classes in a quiet space, and using headphones or a headset.

If you are unsure of whether your computer can handle video conferencing, please review the system requirements.

Nicky Guerreiro

Editor, Little, Brown and Co

Nicky Guerreiro is an Associate Editor at Little, Brown (a division of Hachette Book Group), which she joined after graduating from Harvard University. She's worked on a wide range of both fiction and nonfiction books, and with authors including Chief Official White House Photographer and #1 New York Times bestseller Pete Souza, decorated novelist Walter Mosley, and James Beard Award Hall of Famer Maida Heatter. Her recently published and forthcoming titles include Stef Ferrari and Deepi Ahluwalia's A WOMAN'S PLACE, an illustrated compendium of the forgotten women who changed the world of food and cooking, A.I.researcher JANELLE SHANE's YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU, an accessible introduction to artificial intelligence, and more. Nicky is most interested in non-fiction driven by a unique perspective or expertise, particularly in the areas of cultural history, science and technology, food and cooking, or pop culture. She is also one of the founding editors at Little, Brown's new illustrated books imprint, seeking books that use illustrations, photographs, or a considered approach to design to express big ideas or to make the unfamiliar seem accessible. MORE