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The Nonfiction Book Proposal

Intermediate | Writers of nonfiction books (including memoir) often need a book proposal to attract agents and publishers. But writing this marketing tool is very different from writing the book itself. This class will give you the information you need to structure your proposal, using examples from books in several genres that sold this way. You’ll be given prompts and assignments to help you identify your readers, analyze your competition, and gather what you need to complete your proposal. Recommended for nonfiction writers who have a clear book idea as well as those with a complete first draft.

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Instructor: Nicole Hardy

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 11/17/2018

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Nicole Hardy

Nicole Hardy is the author of the memoir Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin and the poetry collections This Blonde and Mud Flap Girl's XX Guide to Facial Profiling — a chapbook of pop-culture inspired sonnets.

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