June 22-23, 2013
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
You’ll be treated to workshops with author Cheryl Richardson, a #1 New York Times best-selling author who has written five books that have sold over a million copies combined. Her work has been widely covered in the media, including her regular appearances on Good Morning America, and the Lifestyle Makeover Series she leads for the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Also presenting are Hay House President/CEO Reid Tracy, who transformed Hay House from a publisher of three books in 1988 to one of the largest independent publishing companies in the world and the leading publisher in the self-help industry; and Lisa Fugard, whose critically acclaimed novel, Skinner’s Drift, was named a New York Times notable book.
You’ll get the inside information about publishing your book that you’ve always wanted to know. You’ll learn:
- How to organize your thoughts into a book
- How to rewrite and refine your work
- How to handle rejections from publishers
- How to manifest determination to publish your book
- How to get a publisher’s attention
- How to find an agent
- How to write a book proposal
- How to contact the news media about your book
Cheryl Richardson was the first president of the International Coach Federation and holds one of their first Master Certified Coach credentials. She is also the recipient of the 2000 Motivational Book Award for Life Makeovers from Books for a Better Life, which honors the year’s most outstanding books and magazines in the self-improvement genre.
As a professional speaker, Cheryl has designed and presented programs to universities, Fortune 500 companies, educational conferences, and professional associations. Her work has been covered widely in the media including The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, New York Times, USA Today, Good Housekeeping, and O Magazine. Cheryl was the team leader for the Lifestyle Makeover Series on the Oprah Winfrey Show and she accompanied Ms. Winfrey on the ‘Live Your Best Life’ nationwide tour.
Cheryl served as a co-executive producer on the Oxygen Network and as the co-executive producer and host of two Public Television Specials – ‘Stand Up for Your Life’ and ‘Create an Abundant Life.’
Look for Cheryl’s regular column in Body & Soul Magazine!
Lisa Fugard was born in South Africa and came to the United States in 1980. After working in theater, performing in New York, London, and South Africa, she turned her attention to writing. Her short stories have been published in Story, Outside, and numerous literary magazines.
Her many travel articles, essays, and book reviews have appeared in the New York Times. Her first novel, Skinner’s Drift, a powerful story of family secrets set in the harshly beautiful landscape of rural South Africa, was named a notable book of 2006 by the New York Times. Skinner’s Drift was also a finalist for the Los Angeles Times’ Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the runner-up for the 2007 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Lisa lives in Southern California where she leads writing workshops and is working on her second novel.
Reid Tracy, President and CEO of Hay House, Inc., the largest and most influential self-empowerment publishing company in the world. Acquiring hundreds of prominent authors over the years, Reid has played a crucial role in the strategic development of authors such as Wayne Dyer, Christiane Northrup, Jerry and Esther Hicks, and Doreen Virtue.
He has also produced more than 12 successful PBS Specials that have raised over $100 million for Public Television. Most recently, he was the executive producer of several movies, including The Shift, with Wayne Dyer and You Can Heal Your Life, a documentary about Louise Hay’s life. Reid is also directly responsible for establishing Hay House’s offices in New York, London, Sydney, Johannesburg, and New Delhi.