Half the battle of writing and selling a book, seems to be in the pitch. In two sentences or less, tell me about the book you’ve written or the book you are currently writing.
Wednesday’s guest, Maria Dahvana Headley, author of the memoir THE YEAR OF YES, has something to say about the importance of the 2-sentence pitch. While she’s led a fascinating life and writes like a fiend, she believes it was the focus of those 2 sentences that helped her to write and sell her book so quickly.
What is her book about in a nutshell? Dissatisfied with her love life, Maria decided for one year she would say yes to every single person who asked her out on a date. Stop by on Wednesday to meet Maria (I love her!) and find out more about pitches, dates, and herbal numbing ointment.
Mr. Henderson was a little concerned what I might write about my Christmas vacation. He doesn’t need to worry at all. I’ll only say that I spent Christmas in Hawaii.
Does anyone here remember that TV show called The Mothers-In-Law? Can you imagine if Eve Hubbard also had Tourette’s syndrome and you could keep a daily tally of how many times she called her visitors “Idiot”?
It’s good to be home again. I missed you guys!