What Happens to Your Book Inside a Newsroom

Session

When

to

Where

Heritage D

Session format

Breakout session

Description

Books sent to the media often end up piled in boxes still stuffed with the press release you and your publicist carefully wrote. Did you know that? In this workshop, we'll go behind the scenes and discover how the media really works. Learn what you need to do to interest radio, TV, magazines and newspapers in interviewing you about your book.

Including:

  • How Twitter can help you become a great interviewee.
  • Simple methods to make your book newsworthy.
  • Tips for locating the right person inside a newsroom who will champion your book.

Session topics

  • Memoir
  • Narrative Nonfiction
  • Platform/Social Media

Presenters

  • Joey Garcia

    Joey Garcia is a newspaper columnist, a radio talk show host and a featured expert for a network television station. She is also the founder and director of The Belize Writers' Conference.