- Evaluate your voice as an author and how to best reach your audience
- Secrets every writer should know about publishing and proposal writing
- Developing and refining a strong book idea
- The difference between writing and strong writing
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What Publishers Really Want, Part 1
In this exciting lesson you’ll learn the top five things aspiring writers must know before they write a book proposal. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to sit down with Lysa TerKeurst and her team from Thomas Nelson Publishers and learn these secrets every writer should know, long before you start sending proposals out to publishing houses.
What Publishers Really Want, Part 2
In this exciting lesson you’ll learn the top five things aspiring writers must know before they write a book proposal. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to sit down with Lysa and her team from Thomas Nelson Publishers and learn these secrets every writer should know.
Writing for One
Writers who hone their craft with an aspiration to publish are typically met with the mandate to “know your audience.” While it is crucial to know your readers, your best writing will spring forth when your focus remains on your primary audience of One.
Conversation with Kathleen Kerr
In this lesson, Glynnis Whitwer chats with Kathleen Kerr, Senior Editor at Harvest House Publishers, about all topics related to traditional publishing, from the acquisition stage to final production.
Developing and Refining a Book Idea
Have you written a nonfiction book that hasn’t quite hit the mark high enough for a traditional publisher? Have you published or self-published a book that didn’t reach as much of your audience as you intended? In this webinar, Alice Crider, Sr. Acquisitions & Development Editor at David C. Cook Publishing teaches how to reach and engage your audience by tapping into a need they don’t even know they have.
How To Talk About Your Writing So People Stay Interested
In this teaching, Lysa TerKeurst shares tips on how to talk about your writing so people stay interested. In order to do that, you’ll need to identify the value of your writing, find fresh angles, write quotable quotes, create sound bites and more.
Conversation with Kim Bangs
This lesson is with Kim Bangs, a senior acquisitions editor for Bethany House (nonfiction) and Chosen, both divisions of the Baker Publishing Group (BPG).
The Path of a Book Proposal Once It Reaches a Publisher: Conversation with Joel Miller of Thomas Nelson, Part 1
We are thrilled to take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of Thomas Nelson Publishers with exclusive access to one of the top acquisitions editors in the country. Lysa TerKeurst took a camera crew with her to this renowned publishing house and sat down with Joel Miller.
Understanding How A Book Gets Published: Joel Miller of Thomas Nelson Publishing, Part 2
In the previous video with Joel and Lysa, Part 1 of this teaching, they talked about book proposals and what catches an acquisition editor’s attention. Lysa and Joel continue the conversation here in Part 2 of this meeting regarding the inner sanctum of a publishing house: The Pub Board meeting.
Turning Rejection Into Ongoing Publication
Do you struggle with rejection blues? In this teaching, Suzie Eller, successful author of multiple books and hundreds of articles, helps you understand how to turn rejection into acceptance. In this session, Suzie shares how that rejection letter you received may actually be an invitation in disguise.