Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Pitch Like a Pro Workshop with Kerri Nelson

**Permission to Forward Granted and Encouraged**

Presented by Heart of Texas Romance Writers of America

Pitch Like a Pro for Writers (includes Editor pitch session)

Instructor: Kerri Nelson

Time: September 5-30, 2011

Cost: $25.00 to be paid via Paypal. Copy and paste the link below in your browser.

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Want to practice your pitch for an upcoming pitch session to an agent or editor? Need help refining your pitch to include in a query letter? Well, practice makes perfect!

Sign on for this handy pitch practice workshop, taught by multi-published romantic suspense author, Kerri Nelson. ***This is also the last time Kerri Nelson will offer this class.***

*During class you’ll get to practice your pitch (up to 4 drafts with suggested revisions) AND at the end of class you’ll have the opportunity to pitch before a real acquiring EDITOR from a major publisher!* Deb Werksman from Sourcebooks will be doing the private pitch reviews for this group.

Over the past five years, Kerri has pitched more than thirty different books in every imaginable genre (from erotica to young adult) to multiple agents and editors with a tremendous success rate for follow-up requests for both partial and full manuscripts. She has sold sixteen novels and novellas in the last two years after perfecting her pitch process!

In this intensive interactive course, Kerri offers up the secrets to nailing your pitch, how to score a home run with editors, and how not to stop short of getting the results you want!

Finally get the contract you’ve been waiting for!

Students from prior classes have sold 3 book deals to Sourcebooks, been offered representation by agents, and many other successes after perfecting their pitch with Kerri.

Instructor Bio:

Kerri Nelson has always been passionate about reading books but when she wrote her first poem in the second grade, she discovered her love of writing. At the age of sixteen, she became a columnist for her local newspaper as the high school correspondent for the weekly "Panther Tales" column. She won the Outstanding Young Journalist of the Year Award for her efforts.

After an education and career in the legal field, Kerri began to pen romantic suspense novels with a legal or law enforcement theme. She currently lives in the sunny south with her romance inspiring husband and her adorable children. When she’s not reading or writing, you’ll find her baking homemade goodies for her family. Kerri is an active member of Romance Writers of America, Celtic Hearts Romance Writers, and Futuristic Fantasy & Paranormal Romance Writers.

In addition, Kerri has been contracted to publish sixteen books in multiple genres. She continues to pitch both live and online to agents and editors on a monthly basis and has received requests for nearly one hundred percent of her pitches! Check out her website at:

We hope you will join us!

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