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Saturday, October 29 • 10:45am - 11:45am
So You Want to Write a Book?

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This session is for writers who have a germ of a book idea, or a passion for a subject, or a story they have read or covered that might make a book. It will be led by experts Jane Isay, editor and author of nearly four books; and Gail Ross, agent and JAWS member. They will outline the process in four stages.

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Speakers
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Jane Isay

Author, “Secrets and Lies: Surviving the Truths that Change Our Lives.”
Jane Isay spent over 40 years as a book editor, specializing in nonfiction. Ten years ago, Jane jumped the desk and became an author. She has written three books in this decade, all published by Doubleday: “Walking on Eggshells,” “Mom Still Likes You Best” and most recently, “Secrets and Lies: Surviving the Truths that Change Our Lives.” She is at work on her fourth book, “Unconditional Love: A GPS for... Read More →
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Gail Ross

President, Ross Yoon Agency
As the president of the Ross Yoon Agency, Gail represents important commercial nonfiction in a variety of areas and counts top doctors, CEO's, prize-winning journalists and historians, and experts in a variety of fields are among her clients. She and her team work closely with first-time authors and have earned a reputation in the industry for providing rigorous, enthusiastic editorial guidance at all stages of the publishing process. In the... Read More →


Saturday October 29, 2016 10:45am - 11:45am
Roanoke Ballroom A

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