Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Want to get published? Let an expert tell you how!

Rick Frishman '76, founder of Planned Television Arts (a national book publicity/PR company) and best-selling author, will give you the tips you need to turn your book idea or manuscript into a published bestseller.

Really. I promise.

Frishman is a nationally known consultant and writer whose books and Web site have helped writers like you to figure out how to write a book proposal, get an agent, pitch a project, and find a publisher.

Here are the details:

Name of his talk: "How to Get Published in America."

Wednesday, April 16
7:30 p.m.
in Emerson Suites

The talk is part of the Park School Writing Award Speaker Series.

About Rick Frishman:

Rick continues to work with many of the top book editors, literary agents and publishers in America, including Simon and Schuster, Random House, Wiley, Harper Collins, Pocket Books, Penguin Putnam, and Hyperion Books. Some of the best-selling authors he has worked with include: Mitch Albom, Bill Moyers, Stephen King, Caroline Kennedy, Howard Stern, President Jimmy Carter, Mark Victor Hansen, Nelson DeMille, John Grisham, Hugh Downs, Henry Kissinger, Jack Canfield, Alan Deshowitz, Arnold Palmer, and Harvey Mackay.

Prior to PTA, Rick worked as a producer of the Barry Farber Show at WOR-AM in New York City.

He is the co-author of eight books, including national best-sellers Guerilla Publicity and Networking Magic. He recently launched the popular four-book series, Author 101.

Rick's new book, Where's Your Wow? (with co-author Robyn Spizman), was released by McGraw Hill earlier this year.


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