Nonfiction Book Proposals

Andrew Shaffer

Andrew Shaffer is the New York Times bestselling author of over half a dozen humorous books, including Penguin Random House’s How to Survive a Sharknado, the Ghostbusters tie-in Ghosts from Our Past, and the Goodreads Choice semifinalist Fifty Shames of Earl Grey. He is a full-time freelance writer whose writing has appeared in Mental Floss, Maxim, and many other magazines and websites.

Andrew studied with Iowa Writers’ Workshop instructors at the University of Iowa, where he earned a B.A. in English and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in marketing. An Iowa native, he lives in Lexington with his wife, novelist Tiffany Reisz.

  • Venue:
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Addl Info:

    Register now for Nonfiction Book Proposals.

    Nonfiction Book Proposals is offered as part of the nonfiction publishing package, which also includes Writing Your Synopsis and Building Your Platform with Social Media, click here.

  • Meets On:
        Saturday, October 6
  • Address:
    251 W. Second Street
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:
    $30 ($75 for package)

With Andrew Shaffer.

Got an idea for a nonfiction book or memoir? Before you invest months or years writing it, hold up! Nonfiction publishing isn’t like the fiction market—you don’t need to have a completed manuscript before querying agents.New York Times bestseller Andrew Shaffer—author of two nonfiction titles for HarperCollins—will help you turn your idea into a slickly-formatted book proposal. [ALL LEVELS] [ONE-TIME]