Tag Archives: the book doctors

What’s In A Name

“A good title should be like a good metaphor: It should intrigue without being too baffling or too obvious.” — Walker Percy, quoted in The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published by Eckstut and Sterry — Last week I … Continue reading

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The Pitch

Oh Thursday I have a phone consult with The Book Doctors. They were here in April ’12 to host Pitchapalooza, which I reviewed here. They were back in July, and along with a couple of supportive friends I attended again, … Continue reading

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Gone in Sixty Seconds

A minute is extremely short when you’re trying to explain something that’s important to you. Try it and you’ll see. When I was listening to people pitch their books in sixty seconds last month at Politics and Prose, it seemed … Continue reading

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The Sixty Second Pitch

Last week I attended a¬†Pitchapalooza¬†event at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington. I had no idea what to expect. According to the website, the event would feature The Book Doctors, married couple Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, who are … Continue reading

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