Hosted by Christina Katz at the Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Rd. Sunday, February 21 at 3:30 p.m.
$5 at the door ($3 for students & seniors)
Topic: The Non-fiction Book From Idea to Publication
Do you have a specialty you believe would make a good nonfiction book? Are you passionate about a topic that you could be recognized as an expert on? Discover how to take your expertise and turn it into a published book in this 90-minute presentation that will cover the nonfiction book process from start to finish. You’ll get ideas on ways to build your recognition among your potential readers and become widely accepted as an expert on your topic while building your platform. You’ll also get tips on selling yourself and your idea in a book proposal to increase your chances of landing an agent and a publisher. Finally, you’ll get practical advice to help you write your first draft and prepare for publication.
Cindy Hudson is the author of Book by Book: The Complete Guide to Creating Mother-Daughter Book Clubs (Seal Press, October 2009). After founding two long-running mother-daughter book clubs with her two daughters, she began publishing the website MotherDaughterBookClub.com. Since then, she has been interviewed by national and regional media and has written magazine articles on the topic. She also advises clubs nationwide on how to get started and maintain their groups.