2012-10-25 / About Town

Island author will talk about book proposals

Roger Marshall, author of 15 books and a columnist for the Jamestown Press, will talk to aspiring authors about how to write a book proposal on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. Marshall will discuss how to write a synopsis, how to write a sample chapter, how to outline a table of contents, and how to write a cover letter. He will also discuss agents and how to find the right one and negotiate a contract. No registration is needed.

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