It’s hard to make a living as a writer, yet 81% of people in this country want to be authors, according to American Scholar editor Joseph Epstein. Popular Manhattan writing teacher Susan Shapiro thinks it’s even higher. As a bestseller who has published 17 books in 8 different categories, and whose students have sold more than 150 books over the last decade, she knows all the secrets of how manuscripts are made into paperbacks, hardcovers and e-books and she’s not afraid to tell. In this talk, inspired by her new writing instruction book The Book Bible, she’ll spill the 10 steps to launching a book in any category.
Difficulty level: intermediate
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