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Writing For Your Life: Christian Publishing Online Summit course (free) – “An Acquisitions Editor’s Expectations”
February 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
What does acquiring a book look like at Nelson Books (an imprint of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)? This presentation will cover the acquisitions process and the hurdles an editor faces when trying to acquire a book she loves.
Jenny Baumgartner is editorial director and acquisitions editor for Nelson Books, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing. She has been in Christian publishing since 1998 when she joined Thomas Nelson’s gift book division. Since then, she has edited both nonfiction and fiction, partnering with many award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors. She holds a master’s in English, completed her coursework for a doctorate in English, and has taught a good bit of college English. She spends her free time consuming copious amounts of coffee and being a slightly insane mother to twins.
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Are you bundled up for the winter? Don’t really want to go outside? You don’t have to! Enjoy learning what it takes to get published by the leading Christian Publishing Houses from the comfort of your home! Our free 2020 Christian Publishing Online Summit features Acquisition Editors and Executives from top Christian Publishing Houses. This online summit is intended for all authors across the spectrum of Christian publishing.
All you need to participate is a connection to the Internet! Use this Zoom link to join any of these webinars live: https://zoom.us/j/518822087