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Why most people are crap at persuading: online pitching class June 27-28

1992-the-player - jaws in space online pitching weekend

This message was intended solely for writers and film-makers, until I realised that pitching and persuading is something that everyone in the media has to get good at.

And then I thought, everyone else in the world needs to be good at pitching and persuading too.

So in this week’s Books, Movies, People and Crime, we look at why most people are crap at it.

Read it here

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Charles Harris’ books

The Breaking of Liam Glass front cover

Charles Harris’ satirical noir thriller The Breaking of Liam Glass has received five star reviews, #1 bestseller on Amazon’s Hot New Releases for satire.

And has been nominated for two literary awards.

“A crime story that is both very topical and darkly funny…” Robert Parker

The Cupboard - seven unusual short stories and a novella by Charles Harris

The Cupboard – seven unusual short stories, plus bonus novella The Procedure

“Had me gripped” – Lyn Moffett
“Unique and fascinating” – Brian Moyo
“Constantly surprising” – Spiros Kagadis

Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course by award-winning writer-director Charles Harris

Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course takes you through the process of writing and editing from before you start to after you finish. It has reached the top two for TV Screenwriting books on Amazon and top five for cinema and sold over 6,000 copies in large format worldwide.

Recommended reading on MA courses.

Jaws in Space - Powerful Pitching for Film and TV Screenwriters - best selling book by Charles Harris

Jaws in Space: Powerful Pitching for Film and TV 

Filled with tips, tricks and industry information on pitching and selling screenplays for fiction and documentary, single dramas and series, Jaws in Space is an Amazon best-seller. Recommended on MA courses.

Police Slang by Charles Harris

Police Slang

What the police really say. Funny and revealing. A stocking filler for your favourite crime reader or writer (or criminal!)

 

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