Elevator Pitches that Go to the Top Floor: Part 4/5–The Devil’s in the Details

First of all, I attended a talk by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton and Brenna Yovanoff. The three of them met each other on line and became critique partners. YOU CAN DO THE SAME THING, thanks to our Fearless Leader, Heather. On to your elevator pitch. Today's advice is short and simple, putting it into action... Continue Reading →

Elevator Pitches that Go to the Top Floor: Part 2/5–Eight Things Every Pitch Should Convey

Alrighty, then. Now that you see the wisdom in creating an elevator pitch that you can whip out in a crisis, (such as serendipitously sharing a taxi ride to the airport with Arthur Levine), let's talk about what information your pitch needs to convey. Getting right to it... 8 THINGS EVERY ELEVATOR PITCH SHOULD CONVEY... Continue Reading →

Elevator Pitches that Go to the Top Floor: Part 1/5–It Doesn’t Stay in the Elevator

You know what makes my life easy? Blogging a series. Which is why I'm announcing a five-part Sub It Club Manifesto: ELEVATOR PITCHES THAT GO TO THE TOP FLOOR. Catchy, huh? I've attended workshops, been advised by Famous Authors, written, critiqued and been critiqued--and still find it difficult to boil down 300 pages into two... Continue Reading →

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