My Book Pitch Letter

Friday, November 15, 2019

We can discuss pitching and pitch letters till the sky turns green, but what would probably be more helpful is if I show you my book pitch. Unlike fiction and possibly memoir (the debate is out there on memoir) non-fiction, which needs a lot of research to complete the book, is sold on proposal. (I’ll talk proposals another time). But you still need a pitch letter. So here’s mine. Dear…

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FEAR is a four-letter word.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Like Amy, I can think of plenty of HARD moments along the way from writing that first word of that first book to where I am right now, but truly scary moments? Luckily there haven’t been many and as I think more about it, I realize they were directly tied to these words from my agent: “They’re taking your book to acquisitions.” Heart stopping words, I tell you. But of…

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Terrified in NYC

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

I’m an independent gal. In college, I went to England on a student teaching exchange program which instilled in me the confidence to handle 99% of what life tosses my way. I go to movies by myself, I don’t mind dining out by myself (I always have a good book for company), and I feel I can tackle almost any problem by myself. As a result, I feel I’ve earned the…

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