For the third year in a row, Writer’s Digest has invited me to speak at their Annual Conference in New York City.

This year, I’ll be talking about my experience promoting The Black Lens to the media and pitching my new novel to literary agents during their live Pitch Slam event. Here’s a brief summary of my presentation:

How to Craft the Perfect Media Pitch

Reporters are a lot like agents—they love a good story. But convincing them to cover your book requires a strategic and newsworthy hook that must go beyond writing a simple press release. This article will teach you how to craft the perfect media pitch for a wide variety of target audiences, including local reporters, feature editors and book bloggers. 

Writer’s Digest also asked me to author a related article for their October publication, which reaches about 70,000 subscribers across the country. The article will appear in their regular indieLAB column that follows trends in the self-publishing business.

Learn more here.