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Jul.20.2011
After suffering torturous abuse, inmates enter third week of hunger strike.  It's our obligation as Americans to speak out and let our government know we won't stand for this.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/why-gov-jerry-brown-and-p_b_901926.html 
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Jul.14.2011
This is a fantastic success story.  When we went to do our Pitchapalooza at Rainy Day Books in Kansas City, little did we know that our winner would end up with a three book deal with Farrar Strauss Children’s.  But Genn Albin’s truly awesome pitch for her dystopian novel Crewel just blew us away...
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Jul.12.2011
http://www.thebookdoctors.com/pitchapalooza-movie-trailer     PITCHAPALOOZA   Pitchapalooza is American Idol for books (only without Simon). Twenty writers will be selected at random to pitch their book. Each writer gets one minute—and only one minute!  In the last month, three writers...
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Jul.08.2011
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED by Arielle Eckstut & David Henry Sterry Here is another book from my pile of how-to books on self-publishing. THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry covers just about everything you need...
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Jul.04.2011
I am very excited to be included in this new anthology put together by my good friends Shawna Kenney and Cara Bruce.  There's lots of great writing in it, I highly recommend it to anyone with a pulse.  My story is about getting arrested in a pornographic emporium.   Here are the details:Tarnished:...
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Jun.10.2011
“John, we all like climax,” David Henry Sterry instructs one of the twenty Pitchapalooza contestants at this year’s Printers Row Lit Fest. “We wanna feel like we should smoke a cigarette when we’re done.” The issue of climax joins comp books, language that reflects the narrative and indicating...
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Jun.09.2011
The Book Doctors, aka, Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, authors of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published, will be making house calls all over the Bay Area, from Marin to Berkeley to SF to Stanford to Santa Cruz.  They want YOU to pitch your book at their acclaimed event,...
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May.16.2011
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Characters-stories-see-the-light-of-day-1380012.php
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May.15.2011
 http://www.thebookdoctors.com/the-book-doctors-albanytroy-pitchapalooza-boffo
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Apr.28.2011
Ridgewood Co Winner
Awesome Pitchapalooza at Bookends in Ridgewood New Jersey, amazing pitches, great people, fun-omenal owners/staff.  Co-winners pictured, one is 12 years old. Workshop on May 15, the mysteries of publishing will be unraveled, secrets revealed, doors unlocked. http://www.thebookdoctors.com/bookends-...
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Apr.08.2011
Our own Herb Schaffner displaying his big brain and sharing some big love for The Essential Guide. Our own Herb Schaffner displaying his big brain and sharing some big love for The Essential Guide. Click below: http://www.thebookdoctors.com/herb-schaffner-sharing-the-essential-guide-to-getting-you-...
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Apr.08.2011
Our own Herb Schaffner displaying his big brain and sharing some big love for The Essential Guide.For Link on Herb Schaffner click below:http://www.thebookdoctors.com/herb-schaffner-sharing-the-essential-guide-to-getting-you-are-book-published-on-bnet -- “A must-have for every aspiring writer.” –...
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Apr.07.2011
We were lucky enough to be interviewed by a truly funny and gracious human being who works for NBC.  Contradiction in terms?  Apparently not.  His name is Ben Aaron, and he was very very good to us.<a href="http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150156810754865">Facebook Video...
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Mar.21.2011
On a stupidly wintery, icy, snowy, frigidy, frozen tundra day in late January, David dragged his still ½ sick body out of bed and somehow got it to Newark Airport to go to Kansas City for the last official stop on our The Essential Guide Rocks America Tour. Arielle, on the other hand, kept her ¾...
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Dec.16.2010
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The Book Doctors, Arielle Eckstut and her ex-client/current husband, authors of the Workman book The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published, will making a house call, and they want YOU to PITCH your BOOK at their Pitchapalooza. Booksmith, Jan. 20, 2011, 7:30 PM. It’s like American Idol...
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