Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Next on The Lit Coach's Guide - Diane Holmes from Pitch University

Does your pitch promise something that's not in your book proposal or novel? This is one of the biggest reasons agents reject proposals and novels - the work fell flat compared to the pitch. Stop by next Monday when my guest poster, Diane Holmes, founder and "pitch alchemist" of Pitch University, a fabulous everything-book-pitching related resource for writers, shares how to craft the perfect pitch.

Holmes has culled an impressive line-up of lit experts to help writers learn and master the art and craft of pitching. Industry experts include: Jennifer Wilkov, consultant, author and host of Your Book is Your Hook; literary agents, Michael Larsen, Christine Witthohn and Katharine Sands; bestselling and notable authors CJ Lyons, Marcus Sakey, Darynda Jones and more...

A few weeks ago I announced my partnership with Pitch University as a monthly columnist. It's soon time for my new column this month, but if you didn't check out my last post on getting your audience hooked on your nonfiction book's concept, you can read it here.

Hope you're all enjoying your week!


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