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PUTTING YOUR PASSION INTO PRINT
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You have an idea for a book. A great idea. Now what? Learn the secrets of turning your personal passion into a book. From choosing the right idea, to putting a perfect proposal together, to finding a great agent, to pinpointing a publisher, to pitching and publicizing, to designing stellar events that suit you to a t, to locating and reaching your audience, the process of making and selling a book is de-mystified by a husband-wife team that has been responsible for the creation and sale of books on subjects and categories ranging from bawdy comedy, to baseball legend, to bestselling memoir, to brain science, to tae kwando, to God him (or her) self. Whether you’re a scientist or a soccer mom, a business maven or a bankruptcy expert, a piano teacher or a picnic planner, a biographer or a baker, a memoirist or a mechanic, if you there’s a book you want to write,...
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You have an idea for a book. A great idea. Now what?

Learn the secrets of turning your personal passion into a book. From choosing the right idea, to putting a perfect proposal together, to finding a great agent, to pinpointing a publisher, to pitching and publicizing, to designing stellar events that suit you to a t, to locating and reaching your audience, the process of making and selling a book is de-mystified by a husband-wife team that has been responsible for the creation and sale of books on subjects and categories ranging from bawdy comedy, to baseball legend, to bestselling memoir, to brain science, to tae kwando, to God him (or her) self.

Whether you’re a scientist or a soccer mom, a business maven or a bankruptcy expert, a piano teacher or a picnic planner, a biographer or a baker, a memoirist or a mechanic, if you there’s a book you want to write, PYPIP will show you exactly how to infiltrate the publishing industry with an easy-to-follow system that breaks it all down into a series a extremely doable tasks.

Putting Your Passion Into Print includes interviews with dozens of publishing insiders - agents, editors, authors, critics, publicists, authors and booksellers. It's packed with real life stories that educate, entertain and inspire. As well as sample proposals and query letters, a resource guide, and much more.

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About David

David Henry Sterry is a best-selling author, award winning performer, book doctor, activist and muckraker. His newest book is Mort Morte, an illustrated novella. He is a also a Book Doctor who co-authored The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published.  Before that...

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Published Reviews

Aug.21.2008

"Master of Ceremonies" is the dizzying, tender, and true story of a fledgling actor whose first break results in a two-year stint as the emcee at Chippendales, in this work that is resplendent with seedy...

Jun.30.2009

Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys: Professionals Writing on Life, Love, Money, and Sex
Edited by David Henry Sterry and RJ Martin. Soft Skull Press

"The sprawling project, grouped loosely...