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Friday, April 6 • 10:15am - 11:30am
1D: How to Get Media Attention for Your Book
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Do you know how to tap into media outlets with compelling pitches to get the word out about your novel, memoir or nonfiction book? Getting exposure on television, radio, print or on heavily trafficked sites can really move the dial in terms of sales. In this session, two seasoned authors will share tips on finding the right hooks for your book, and tailoring your message to your target media and audience. We will do an interactive exercise called “Great Pitch or Strikeout?” to learn which angles work and which ones fizzle. You will learn to begin thinking of yourself as an expert, and putting yourself in a busy producer or editor’s shoes.

Speakers
avatar for Lynne Griffin

Lynne Griffin

Author, Life Without Summer & Girl Sent Away
Lynne Griffin is the author of the novels Girl Sent Away (SixOneSeven Books), Sea Escape (Simon & Schuster) and Life Without Summer (St. Martin's Press), and the non-fiction guides, Let's Talk About it: Adolescent Mental Health (SixOneSeven Books) and Negotiation Generation (Penguin... Read More →
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Katrin Schumann

Author, THE SECRET POWER OF MIDDLE CHILDREN
Katrin Schumann is the co-author of The Secret Power of Middle Children (Hudson Street, 2011), Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too (McGraw-Hill, 2008), and has written and edited numerous other nonfiction titles, both commercially and independently. Her debut novel, The Forgotten Hours... Read More →


Friday April 6, 2018 10:15am - 11:30am EDT
Stuart Room - 4th Floor