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Transcript: Pitching for Dollars

Successful freelancer—and expert pitcher—James Sturz can teach you to write irresistible article proposals.

March 1, 2004

EXCLUSIVE FOR AVANTGUILD MEMBERS | This is a transcript of's "Pitching for Dollars: How to Write Irresistible Proposals" seminar, held Februrary 5, 2004, at the mb offices.

Taffy Akner, education director: James Sturz has taught English in Bologna, Italy, worked in book publishing in New York, and spent three years on staff at Vanity Fair. In addition to the novel Sasso, he has written for more than 60 newspapers and magazines. His articles, essays, and reviews have run in such publications as The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, the International Herald Tribune, The New Republic, The ...

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