Handouts for Want to Write A Book? Writing as a Route to Professional Expression
For Karen's slide show handout, click here.
Here is a real-life example of a book proposal that Karen wrote for Jessica Kingsley Publishers here.
A second book proposal also from Karen Carnabucci for Jessica Kingsley is here; notice the difference of emphasis due to the topic.
HippoCamp, an annual conference for creative nonfiction writers in Lancaster, Pa., offers the opportunity to learn from notable speakers. Learn more here.
For thoughts and suggestions on marketing your book, read Jane Friedman's article How to Harness Community to Build Book Sales and Platform here.
Jane Friedman also has many valuable posts on her site, including finding an agent, getting published, self publishing and more.
In addition, see Jane's recommended list of books for writers, including some that she wrote and others that contain her contributions, here.
Tips for starting a writing group, click here.
Articles & podcasts
How to Finally Write Your Non-fiction Book here courtesy of The New York Times.
Pros and cons of self publishing and conventional commercial publishing here.
Therapists as Writers: Podcast Interview with Lori Gottlieb here.
The Writers' Bridge podcast, which discusses various aspects of writing, publishing and marketing, can be found here.
Anne Lamott writes about Shitty First Drafts, explaining her style of writing, here.
For networking, search #binders on Facebook; these groups are titled for various aspects about writing.
The American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama offers a free online writers support group that meets monthly to write for the journal or on psychodrama topics. Email for more information here.
Article Meeting my block and No, I didn’t steal a projector screen by participant in Karen's HippoCamp's August 2021 presentation here.
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