Presented by AuthorPreneurs (TM) with generous support from Real Office Centers
Thursday, February 5, 2015 Starting at: 6:30pm
Venue: Real Office Centers, 600 West Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $25 per person (includes dinner, event, FREE book to first 35 to register AND attend*)
Topic: Perfecting Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch
About the Event
Please join us for dinner with award-winning author, television and radio personality, and internationally sought-after speaker Kathi Diamant, as she provides tips on how to perfect your 30-second elevator pitch, at the next event in our exciting new program for published authors and serious writers in SoCal. Diamant's vast experience as an actress and on-air media personality has taught her how to best position herself in the limelight. Now she will share those invaluable tips that can help you finesse your 30-second elevator pitch, a crucial component of book marketing. Seating is limited, so you are encouraged to register early. The first 35 to sign up will receive a FREE autographed copy of Kathi’s book, Kafka's Last Love. In order to receive a free copy, you must be in attendance at the event. Cancellations not received within 72 hours of the event are not refundable. All cancellations will result in forfeiture of free book. Limit one free book per household of writers who attend the event. This event is ONLY open to serious writers and published authors.
What is AuthorPreneurs?Our goal is to create an all-inclusive author community in SoCal that provides opportunities to network, learn, engage, support, and contribute, including our monthly dinner series for authors, made possible with generous support from Real Office Centers. Founder Susan McBeth’s vision for authors aligns with ROC’s vision for entrepreneurs: providing stimulating opportunities for innovation, inspiration, and collaboration. ROC is where entrepreneurs and companies can grow, and AuthorPreneurs (TM), formerly known as the SoCal Author Academy, is where both seasoned authors and emerging writers can grow. Don’t miss out on this groundbreaking new program!
About the Author and Book:Formerly a TV broadcaster, Kathi Diamant is now an award-winning author and adjunct professor at San Diego State University, where she teaches writing and critique. Since 1998, Kathi has led the SDSU Kafka Project, the official international search to recover the missing writings of literary giant Franz Kafka. Kathi’s literary detective work resulted in Kafka's Last Love: The Mystery of Dora Diamant, which won the San Diego Book Awards’ “Best Biography” and “Best of the Best” in 2004. Much of her life now revolves around books, research travel, writing and teaching. She continues her on-air presence in San Diego as a fundraising host, narrator and producer for KPBS pledge programs. She has taught Author Presentation Techniques and Video Presentations at KPBS and through Susan McBeth’s Authors Academy, and she also teaches writing and critique at the Osher Institute of Life Long Learning at San Diego State University, and is a professional book club facilitator.
Worried about parking downtown? No need, because we have three great options that should ease your concerns. First the event is scheduled for 6:30pm, and street parking downtown is FREE after 6:00pm. Second, take the trolley; get off at the One America stop, and Real Office Centers is within the block. Lastly, feel free to park in the One American Plaza Building at 600 W. Broadway. Courtesy of ROC, you can park in the building IF you enter after 5:00pm and leave before midnight, for only $5.00. Plan to carpool for your convenience.