Author Workshop w/Catherine DePino: Writing & Selling Non-Fiction

Date: August 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Writing and Selling the Non-Fiction Book
• Build a Strong Platform
• Write a Killer Proposal
• Write an Eye-Catching Table of Contents
• Include Riveting Sample Chapters in Proposal
• Use Your Best Writing Style to Polish Your Proposal
• Use Great Care in Citing Sources
• Decide Whether You Want to Use an Agent
• Learn About Book Contracts
• Decide if You Want to Publish Traditionally or Self-Publish

Monday, August 20th, 7:00pm

Meeting Room N116

Please register by calling 609-399-2434 ext.5222 or by emailing

Ocean City Free Public Library♦♦1735 Simpson Avenue♦Ocean City NJ 08226♦609-399-2434♦

Catherine DePino has published 17 books about bullying, grammar/writing, spirituality, and women’s issues. Her background includes a BS in English and Spanish education, a master’s in English education, and a doctorate in Curriculum Theory and Development and Educational Administration from Temple University. The author worked for many years as a teacher, department head, and disciplinarian in the Philadelphia School District. After this, she worked at Temple as an adjunct assistant professor and student teaching supervisor. Catherine has also written articles for national magazines, including The Christian Science Monitor and The Writer. She holds membership in the Association of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Her self-help book, Fire Up Your Life in Retirement: 101 Ways for Women to Reinvent Themselves, appeared on the market last year. Cool Things to Do If a Bully's Bugging You debuted in 2016. She published Helping Kids Live Mindfully: A Grab Bag of Classroom Activities for Middle School Students in 2017 and her new parenting book, Parenting Mindfully: 101 Ways to Help Raise Caring and Responsible Kids in an Unpredictable World, will come out this year. 

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