Event Date: October 22, 2014 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST
Literary agent Michael Larsen will join us to discuss what’s going on with the big publishers in New York and what it takes to get a book deal there. Michael is always loaded with insightful information. If you’re seeking a book deal you won’t want to miss this discussion!
About Our Guest:
Michael Larsen and his wife and partner Elizabeth Pomada worked in publishing in New York before moving to San Francisco in 1970 and starting Michael Larsen-Elizabeth Pomada Literary Agents in 1972. They are members of the Association of Authors’ Representatives and have sold hundreds of books to more than 100 publishers and imprints. They are as eager as ever to find promising new writers.
Mike loves helping writers. He handles adult nonfiction and also has a consulting service for nonfiction writers he can’t help as an agent. Mike is the author of the fourth edition of How to Write a Book Proposal, which has sold more than 100,000 copies. He also wrote How to Get a Literary Agent, now in its third edition, and with Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman, and David Hancock, is coauthor of the second edition of Guerrilla Marketing for Writers: 100 Weapons for Selling Your Work.
Elizabeth and Michael are coauthors of the six books in the Painted Ladies series about Victorian houses, which sparked a national movement and have sold more than 500,000 copies. The trade journal Publishers Weekly chose the second book in the series, Daughters of Painted Ladies: America’s Resplendent Victorians, as one of the best books of the year.
Mike and Elizabeth speak for writer’s organizations and conferences. Michael gives talks and seminars based on “10 Commandments That, with Luck, Guarantee Your Success as a Writer,” a humor-filled, inspirational, comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of writing, publishing, and building a career.
Mike and Elizabeth are co-directors of the San Francisco Writers Conference and the San Francisco Writing for Change Conference.
How to Participate:
Live access to our monthly teleseminars is free to all Nonfiction Authors Association members (Basic and Authority). Event recordings are available to Authority members only for 90 days. If you’re not yet a member of NFAA and you’d like to participate in an upcoming event, please Join Here to receive a complimentary member profile and dial-in instructions for the events (dial-in information can be found on the member home page). These events honor your time and last about 30 minutes.