Booked to Death

Booked to Death : An Author's Guide to Publishing and Murder

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Booked to Death is a novel for everyone who has ever thought to write, become published and for booklovers. Two very different writers are driven to the brink of desperation in their quest to land a lucrative publishing contract. MT Evans, early 50s respected publishing executive meets up with Sherry Cherelle a shallow, pampered, buxom aspiring author for a glass of wine at the Algonquin Hotel Restaurant in New York to commiserate about their publishing woes. Resentful of the success achieved by the 'nobodies' who commit crimes and then land BIG book deals, the frustrated authors unite to devise the perfect crime to guarantee their inclusion in the exclusive society of 'published authors.' Their criminal plans, similar to their endeavors to get traditionally published, fail in a comedy of errors, despite their well-thought-out strategy, but all is not lost as the tables turn. A bizarre twist of fate set in motion by their bugled crime spree brings about an unforeseen deal. But at what cost? Author's disclaimer statement to those still seeking the elusive book publishing contract... Don't even think about copying any of the ideas contained herein, it may result in your more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 15mm | 327g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507681933
  • 9781507681930

About Pj Campbell

PJ Campbell lives in New York with her fiance and their two Standard Poodles. She has over eighteen years experience in the publishing and bookstore industry. PJ is the author of the USA Book News' Best Books Award Finalist and Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Finalist, 101 Author Tips: Creating a Successful Book Campaign. As a former publishing executive for a major, global trade publisher, PJ is an authority in the creation of successful book campaigns. She has more than 19 years' experience in formulating, marketing and publicizing author appearances through webinars, blog tours, online chats, Skype, bookstores, conventions, conferences, seminars, workshops, galas, and launch parties. In this position she managed 1,200 events encompassing up to 500 authors annually. Her expertise has assisted many authors in the social media arena enabling them to increase their following, connections and book sales outreach. She has written articles and essays on a variety of adult topics including the business of events, women's issues, motivation, sports, health and art. Her writing has been published nationally and internationally in newspapers, magazines and websites. As a publishing consultant and professional writer she helps countless writers develop book proposals and represents their work for publication. She the book contract for Dr. Scott J. Banks, Natural Cures for Dummies (Wiley) releasing April 2015. Visit her at"show more

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