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2021-11 How To Write A Book Proposal
This event takes place on the following dates
11/30/2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
12/7/2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
12/14/2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
12/21/2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Instructor: Holly Bellebuono | Award-Winning Author

If you have an idea for a book that you wish to market to a publisher–whether fiction or nonfiction–you’ll need a proposal. This 4-part course covers the basics of the most important elements of a successful book proposal, guiding you through thinking about essential details to craft a marketable, full-concept project. Students should have a manuscript already started or near-complete.

4 WEEKS | TUESDAYS | 10-11AM | NOV 30-DEC 21 | LIVE ONLINE | $109

“Holly’s teachings were clear, concise, and full of helpful tidbits. The exercises were very productive. I would absolutely recommend this class.”

- Tessa P., How to Write A Book Proposal

  • Due to Covid, this course is being held online with live instruction. Students must have access to a reliable computer and internet connection for the duration of the course. A Zoom account is not necessary.
  • Zoom invite will be emailed to students at least 1 hour before each class begins. Invite may come from instructor or ACE MV.
  • If minimum enrollment is not met, courses may be postponed to a later date or cancelled. Students will be notified of postponement or cancellation at least 3 hours before course begins.
  • By submitting payment for our courses, you agree to ACE MV's TERMS OF REGISTRATION.


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