How to Pitch a Book and Become an Author

In Chapter 3 of 19 of her 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, author and food writer Cathy Erway shares advice on pitching a book. She notes alternative publishing platforms, from blogging and self-publishing, are great ways to build momentum and sharpen focus. She shares how her book pitch evolved over the course of one year and how this was received by both her literary agent and publisher. Erway is the author of "The Art of Eating In: How I learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove."

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