April 18, 2015  |  9AM - 5PM  |  Poulsbo Public Library  |  Space is limited.

Book Basics for Writers: A Day Dedicated to Your Publishing Success

with Alice B. Acheson

"13 Steps to Finding an Agent or Publisher" - First Session: 9:00 - Noon

This is your chance to learn from an expert about the best way to approach an agent or publisher, the required steps before submitting the proposal, and how to make the path easier, whatever method of publication you choose.

Note: Noon - 1:00 PM – Brown-bag lunch and informal discussion with Alice 

"Bound-for-Success Book Proposal” - Second Session: 2:00 – 5:00 PM

This session is your chance to convince an agent or editor to read your manuscript, find out what will stop them, and learn the difference between the query letter and the synopsis, and much more!

Fees and Registration:

  • "13 Steps to Finding an Agent or Publisher" First Session: 9:00 - Noon - $45 REGISTER
  • "Bound-for-Success Book Proposal” Second Session: 2:00 – 5:00 PM - $45 REGISTER
  • Take Both Sessions for a great package price of  $80 REGISTER

Workshops located in Poulsbo, at the Poulsbo Library.


"This session bursts at the seams with relevant information, even down to book jackets that really work.” Kate Wright, who found an agent. 

Alice B. Acheson draws on decades of working with large and small publishers, negotiating book contracts, selling subsidiary rights, and editing and publicizing books.  She won a Literary Market Place Outside Services Award for Advertising, Promotion, and Publicity and numerous titles she publicized landed on The New York Times bestseller list (four simultaneously).

Field's End workshops are designed to foster the art and craft of writing for participants at all levels. Along with workshops that address specific genre and core elements of structure, we offer workshops in professional development.

Field's End workshops are offered at various times during the year. They fill up quickly and so we always encourage participants to sign up early.

Field’s End strives to keep classes affordable. For those who need financial help with tuition, scholarships are available through the Jack Olsen Memorial Tuition Assistance Fund