Book Proposal I: An Online Book Proposal

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Course Details
Price:
$485 3 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Mar 30, 5:00pm ET - May 11, 7:00pm ET (7 sessions)

Location:
Interactive Online Classroom
Book at Office/Home
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
System Requirements: Here are the system requirements for to use our web conferencing software depending on what device you use. You need:
  • A Windows or Mac computer (or iPad)
  • A strong internet connection
  • A microphone and speakers
  • (usually built-in to your computer or USB headset) or a phone
  • A webcam to use HDFaces
  • (most newer laptops have them built in)
Most computers have built-in microphones and speakers, but you will get much better audio quality if you use a headset or handset. For sound, you can also call in on your landline or mobile device.

Windows
  • Operating system: Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Processor: Any 1 Ghz single core processor or better
  • RAM: 2GB or more
  • Internet: DSL or better
  • Bandwidth: 700Kbps or more for simultaneous screen sharing, video and audio conferencing
  • Browser: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 or newer, Google Chrome™ 5.0 or newer
Mac
  • Operating system: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8/(Snow Leopard) or later
  • Processor: Any 1 Ghz single core processor or better
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internet: DSL or better
  • Bandwidth: 700Kbps or more for simultaneous screen sharing, video and audio conferencing
  • Browser: Safari® 3.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 or newer, Google Chrome™ 5.0 or newer
IPAD
  • Device: iPad® 2 or newer, iPhone® 4 or newer, iPod® Touch (3rd generation) or newer
  • Operating system: iOS 7 or newer
  • Internet: WiFi recommended for VoIP
  • Additional software: FreApp from the App Store
Class Delivery: Make a pot of tea, hop on the couch, and whip open that laptop! Through our new, live web video conferencing system, you can access the best writing teachers, a sense of community and great classes — even if you live in Lincoln, Nebraska. All you need is a strong internet connection and a Mac, PC, or iPad that has a webcam to use the HD Faces application
Teacher: Nicky Guerriero

What you'll learn in this more writing class:

Working on a gripping memoir, nonfiction book, or novel but have no clue how to land an agent or contract? Associate Editor at Little, Brown and Co, Nicky Guerreiro 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.

You’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.

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Refund Policy
All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $25 processing fee for 1 day classes and $50 processing fee for long classes. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing [email protected] or calling 323.333.2954. If the class is being paid for as part of a payment plan, regardless of whether the student stops attending class, the payment plan must be paid in full by the end of the class. Failure to do so will result in the student’s account being turned over to collections.
Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
5:00pm ET - 7:00pm ET Nicky Guerriero 7 $485
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Apr 06 8:00pm ET - 10:00pm ET Nicky Guerriero
Mon, Apr 13 8:00pm ET - 10:00pm ET Nicky Guerriero
Mon, Apr 20 8:00pm ET - 10:00pm ET Nicky Guerriero
Mon, Apr 27 8:00pm ET - 10:00pm ET Nicky Guerriero
Mon, May 04 8:00pm ET - 10:00pm ET Nicky Guerriero
Mon, May 11 8:00pm ET - 10:00pm ET Nicky Guerriero

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