Literary agents receive 1500+ manuscripts a month. Publishers receive 10,000+ manuscripts a year. If you want to get a publishing deal and more readers, you’ve got to know what publishers (and readers) buy and how to make your book stand out from the pack.
Shut Up & Write! invites publishing coach, Randy Peyser, from AuthorOneStop.com, to share exactly what you need to know to get an agent or publisher to offer you a contract.
Join us at our next WriterTalks and learn:
What topics are hot and what’s not.
The most essential sales tool you need in order to sell a manuscript to a publisher.
The quickest way to get an agent or publisher to stop in their tracks.
The one thing to absolutely not do if you are serious about getting a publishing contract.
How to get cover endorsements when you don’t know anybody who’s famous.
The biggest mistakes authors make.
The things you absolutely must do to make your book stand out.
Two details about your writing that publishers always look for.
The biggest questions publishers ask before they make a buying decision.
How to title your book to maximize your sales potential
RanRandy Peyser pitches books to agents and publishers after her company edits or ghostwrites them. She has over 40 people under contract with agents or publishers she's found for them through her company, Author One Stop, Inc., www.AuthorOneStop.com.
Randy Peyser is a Literary Advocate, Editor, Speaker, and CEO of AuthorOneStop.com. Author One Stop analyzes, edits and ghostwrites books, and Randy pitches books to literary agents and publishers. Her clients have been featured in Oprah Magazine, Time Magazine, on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List, in airport bookstores nationally, and other prominent media outlets. Randy is the author of: The Write-a-Book Program; Crappy to Happy as featured in the movie, “Eat Pray Love”; and The Power of Miracle Thinking.
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