Announcement:

PD14 will take place on Saturday 31st May 2014

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

WH- Carolyn Howard Johnson

Workshop Title: Query Letters as Promotion: Let's Make Them Picture Perfect!
Time: 18:00 CET

BIO:

Carolyn Howard-Johnson will be speaking on Query Letters as Promotion: Let's Make Them Picture-Perfect! on PromoDay at 9 am. Pacific Time. Her first novel, This Is the Place, won eight awards. Her second book, Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered, creative nonfiction, won three. Her chapbook of poetry Tracings, was named to the Compulsive Reader's Ten Best Reads list and was given the Military Writers' Society of America's Silver Award of Excellence. An instructor for UCLA Extension's world-renown Writers' Program, her book The Frugal Book Promoter: How to Do What Your Publisher Won't is recommended reading for her classes, and was named USA Book News' "Best Professional Book 2004." It is also an Irwin Award winner. Her second book in the How To Do It Frugally series is The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success is also a USA Book News award-winner as well as the winner of the Reader View's Literary Award in the publishing category. She is the recipient of both the California Legislature's Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment Award and the Glendale American Business Women's Association's Woman of the Year award. Her community's Character and Ethics Committee honored her for promoting tolerance with her writing. She was also named to Pasadena Weekly's list of 14 "San Gabriel Valley women who make life happen." She is a popular speaker and actor. Her website is www.HowToDoItFrugally.com. And, yes, she credits much of her publishing success with writing query letters that work!
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1 comments:

Carolyn Howard-Johnson said...

Welcome to all! I think this seminar is especially important because a great query letter is the most important tool in an author's box to get an agent, a publisher to to catch the iterest of press, air and online media.

So, we'll see you there!

Best,
Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Blogging at Writer's Digest 101 Best Website pick, www.sharingwithwriters.blogspot.com

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