Multi-published author Nancy J. Cohen is available to give presentations to groups. She can offer reviews of her books, workshops on how to get published, advanced writing topics, or a discussion of the writing life in general. She has spoken at libraries, conferences, community groups, university classes, and cruise ships. Author of over twenty published novels, Nancy is listed in Contemporary Authors, Poets & Writers, and Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors, & Poets.
The purpose of her visits is to raise interest in reading, to educate the public and other authors, and to increase awareness of the publishing industry.
Descriptions of Programs
Programs may be customized for the audience and include anecdotes based on the author’s personal experiences. Time for Q&A is allowed.
WORKSHOP TOPICS include but are not limited to:
Writing Fiction for Fun and Profit
How to Get Published
Self-Publishing Made Simple
Reviving Your Backlist Titles
Audiobooks with ACX
Plotting Made Perfect
Conflict and Character
Writing the Cozy Mystery
World Building: Create a Sizzling Setting for Your Novel
Writing is Revising
Book Promotion on a Budget
Blogging, Posting, and Tweeting Your Way to Success
Social Media for Writers
The Writer’s Life: Joys and Trials of Being a Full-Time Writer
Book Discussion: A Review of Nancy’s Works
Booklovers: How to Get the Most From Your Reading Experience
Arrangements For Special Guest Appearances
(1) Fees: $350 in Florida, $500 out-of-state; plus travel expenses (i.e. flights, taxi fare, hotel if flying or if a two hours plus drive is involved, gas allowance). Payment is to be paid upon arrival or immediately following workshop presentation. Fees may be discounted or waived under special circumstances.
(2) In lieu of an honorarium, a minimum book purchase of one carton may be purchased in advance upon agreement with the author.
(3) A letter of agreement; E-mail is acceptable.
(4) Publicity for the event.
(5) Display of author’s books for sale with autographing opportunities.
Nancy is also interested in speaking to Book Clubs, either in person or via Skype.
Contact the Author: firstname.lastname@example.org
“You are a gifted, informative and organized teacher, freely offering good advice to upcoming writers.” Judy Buckland, Program Coordinator, Lake County Library System
“Thank you again for stopping by our writers’ group. Your advice definitely helped me to get published!” DiVitto Kelly, Reference Librarian, South Regional/Broward College Library
“You were informative, funny and gracious.” Helena E. Osborne-Ponsi, Retired from Lake County Board of County Commissioners
“How wonderful for us to have Nancy. She was a fountain of information, insight and fun!” Helena Finnegan, Public Relations & Marketing Manager, SW Florida Museum of History
“A witty and dynamic speaker.” Phil Jason, Florida Weekly
“Your class was informative, interesting, and thought provoking. Many of our members commented on how much they enjoyed it.” Alan Egenthal, Coordinator, Academy of Continuing Education, Lore & Eric F. Ross JCC
“Thank you for coming to the Orlando Public Library to discuss writing fiction. The program was exciting and enjoyable. I received many comments from our customers that they enjoyed your program.” Taryn Brown, Community Relations Librarian, Orange County Library System
“Everyone so appreciated your very clever and understandable talk last week!” Doris Lemcke, Treasurer, Southwest Florida Romance Writers
“So many people came up to me after your talk and told me how helpful and wonderful you were! Thank you again for being so generous and for sharing a wealth of info.” Sharon Potts, President, Mystery Writers of America, Florida Chapter