(Class for Novice & Intermediate. 90 minutes) Learn how to make your mystery stand out from the crowded market to get that first sale. Specific Details: Learn to prepare your manuscript; write an attention-getting query letter and book proposal; find the right publisher; acquire an agent; deal with rejection; manage your time and control writer?s block. Tips on evaluating a publishing contract and promoting your book. Benefits to Participants: Unpublished writers will understand the importance of marketing the book to an agent/publisher, and how they can make their products unique, engaging and marketable. Previous Presentations: Left Coast Crime, Malice Domestic, Sisters in Crime LA, colleges & universities. Presenter?s Publications: Dead Body Language; Sign of Foul Play; Silence Is Golden.