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$100 Discount on Mediabistro’s Nonfiction Book Proposal Class

Today our Mediabistro Learn department is offering a special one-day $100 discount on the Nonfiction Book Proposal for GalleyCat readers.

Simply follow this link and use the code use the code GCAT100 to get the discount. The course is taught by Ryan Fischer-Harbage (pictured), an agent at the Fischer-Harbage Agency.

Here’s more about the course: “Got a great idea for a nonfiction book but don’t know what to do with it? With a professional and powerfully-written book proposal, you’ll be able to get the attention of busy agents and editors and sell them on your book. In this workshop, we’ll take your idea, develop it, and turn it into something you can write and sell. By the end of the course, you’ll be armed with a fully realized proposal and the knowledge you’ll need to get it to publishers.”

Students who have taken this class have published:
The Creative Girl’s Guide To Having It All: How to Brave the Odds and Make Your Way in a Creative Career (Perseus/Running Press), The Unlikely Lavender Queen: A Memoir of Unexpected Blossoming (Broadway), Cheer! Three Teams on a Quest for College Cheerleading’s Ultimate Prize (Simon and Schuster), Something New: Wedding Etiquette for Rule Breakers, Traditionalists, and Everyone In Between (Simon Spotlight), The Hudson Rediscovered (Free Press), Read My Hips (Harmony), and more.

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