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VIP Experience

VIP Experience


Attend the first ever Pitch, Publish, Promote - VIP Retreat!

This two-day VIP retreat is for writers who want one-on-one coaching about their manuscripts and book ideas before the conference to help enhance your work, practice your pitch, and work through your ideas. This VIP retreat also gives you a unique opportunity to connect with our guest experts, including editors from publishing houses.

You can come with a manuscript, book proposal, or simply your book idea.

VIP Includes:

  • Two-days of curated workshops with Lindsey Smith, Beth Caldwell, and Amanda Filippelli, where they will work through your book idea/ideas and help you get ready to move into the next stages for your book.

  • One-on-one consults with Amanda Filippelli to help prep you for your pitch

  • A ticket to the Pitch, Publish, Promote conference with unlimited agent pitches

  • Private dinner on Saturday evening with special guest, Laura Apperson of St. Martin’s Press (Macmillan publishing house). You will have a chance to get face time with Laura and ask her questions related or not related to your book idea.

  • Guest expert discussions throughout the weekend

VIP Schedule:

  • November 2, 2018 from 10AM - 4PM
  • November 3, 2018 from 10AM - 4PM and Private Dinner at 7PM
  • November 4, 2018 - Full-Day Conference

Please note that this special experience is Limited to 12 participants.


*Travel, lodging and meals not included. VIP & Conference attendance and/or agent pitching does not guarantee a publishing contract.

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