Friday, December 17, 2010

Break Free From the Slush Pile

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The Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter of RWA Presents

Break Free From the Slush Pile -- Presented By CJ Lyons, MD

January 3, 2011 through January 17, 2011

Join award-winning medical suspense author CJ Lyons as she explains the secrets
to successful pitching, tips to engage an editor or agent through your query
letter, and reveals the creation of a high concept.

CJ has received requests for manuscripts every time she pitched. She'll help you
feel more comfortable during your pitch session and more confident with your
pitch. This highly interactive workshop will help you polish your query letter,
create a pitch, and prepare you for meeting an agent or editor.

WHERE: This workshop will be conducted via a Yahoo! email loop. Email
invitations will be sent 48 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop.

HOW: Just register for the workshop and complete the payment process via PayPal.
The cost is $15.00 for FFnP members and $20.00 for non-FFnP members. If you are
a member of FFnP be sure you are logged into the website before you register to
get the member price. Payment is due at time of registration.


WHO: As a pediatric ER doctor, CJ Lyons has lived the life she writes about. 
In addition to being an award-winning medical suspense author, CJ is a
nationally known presenter and keynote speaker.

Her first novel, LIFELINES (Berkley, March 2008), received praise as a
"breathtakingly fast-paced medical thriller" from Publishers Weekly, was
reviewed favorably by the Baltimore Sun and Newsday, named a Top Pick by
Romantic Times Book Review Magazine, and became a National Bestseller. Her
award-winning, critically acclaimed Angels of Mercy series (LIFELINES, WARNING
SIGNS, and URGENT CARE) is available now and the series finale, CRITICAL
CONDITION, hits stores November, 2010. Her newest project is as co-author of a
new suspense series with Erin Brockovich. To learn more about CJ and her work,
go to

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