D 02 SPECIAL SESSION: Becoming a Book Author

Tuesday, 13 July 2010: 1:45 PM-3:00 PM
Description/Overview: This interactive session will give authors and those interested in being an author a first hand look at how to craft an idea into a book proposal that publishers will notice. Saver, the book acquisitions editor for STTI and Wilmeth, STTI’s Publisher, will also describe the overall publishing process with practical tool for working with publishers, editors, marketers, and more. Time will be allowed to answer questions from attendees.
Learner Objective #1: Identify elements of a marketable idea.
Learner Objective #2: Describe elements of a book proposal and the overall book publishing process.
Cynthia L. Saver, RN, MS, Publishing, Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, IN and Janet Boivin, RN, BSN, BA, Publishing, Sigma Theta Tau, Indianapolis, IN