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3 Free Webinars Coming Up
Hi Manuscript Workers,
I hope your September is going as well as you could have hoped for so far. The last couple newsletters have been sort of deep dives into topics I get questions about a lot, such as how to know whether to keep going on your diss revision and how to pitch an interdisciplinary book to scholarly publishers.
Today is more of a quickie to let you know about three free webinars I have planned for the coming months. If they look helpful to you I hope you’ll sign up and attend. If not, I’ll see you back here for another newsletter next week!
The first free webinar is actually happening TODAY at 9am Pacific (12pm Eastern). Even if you won’t be able to attend live, you can go ahead and register to receive the recording after the fact.
Book writing coach Jane Joann Jones and I will be talking about how to use your draft book proposal to create an outline that will help you project manage and finish your book manuscript.
The webinar has a capacity of 500 and more than that are registered right now, so please do plan to be there on time if you are hoping to attend live.
If you’re happy to watch the recording without attending live, you still need to register. You’ll get an email with the recording link automatically sent to you.
The second webinar will be held on Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 at 10am Pacific (1pm Eastern).
I’ll be going over everything you never learned in grad school about how to increase your chances of success at securing a publishing agreement on your book project. Even if you’ve published a book before, there will be new info here that will help you take more control of the process the next time around.
Live attendance is encouraged but not required. Everyone who registers will get access to supporting materials, recordings, and a transcript, whether or not you attend live.
The third webinar will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 at 10am Pacific (1pm Eastern).
This one will cover:
what publishers mean when they say they don't publish dissertations
what scholarly book publishers are looking for in new projects
key changes you may need to make to your dissertation to turn it into an appealing book manuscript
red flags that may signal to acquisitions editors that your dissertation is not ready to become a book
Again, you don’t have to attend live but you do need to register if you’d like access to the recording or the live session.