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How to Plan a Book Reading That Delights Your Audience via Jane Friedman

Excellent tips and suggestions in this guest blog post on Jane Friedman’s web site. It’s an excerpt from the writer's guide book How to Read for an Audience: The Stuff Nobody Teaches You, co-authored by public speaking coach and creative mentor James Navé (@JamesNave) and author and workshop leader Allegra Huston (@allegrahuston).

It includes lots of great advice in the following sections:

  • Crafting an emotional connection
  • Timing your reading
  • Editing your material
  • Parting advice

How to Plan a Book Reading That Delights Your Audience

Jane Friedman has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in business strategy for authors and publishers. She’s the co-founder of The Hot Sheet, the essential industry newsletter for authors, and has previously worked for F+W Media and the Virginia Quarterly Review. Click here to subscribe to her blog via email.


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