Publish or Perish

Local authors want to help you get that book idea out of the drawer - and onto the shelves.

Still trying to come up with a New Year’s resolution? How about kickstarting that book idea you’ve been mulling over? Local authors Kerry Colburn and Jennifer Worick have a new Business of Books workshop: 30 Days to a Winning Book Proposal. Learn how to research, refine, pitch and pen a proposal—and get that book out of your head and onto the page. Wednesdays, 2/1–2/22. 7 p.m. $79/class; $299/series. Hotel 1000, 1000 First Ave.; 206.957.1000; bizofbooks.com