Teleseminar 1/28 with Sarah Burleton – How She Landed on the NY Times List

Event Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2014 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST

Sarah Burleton joins Nonfiction Authors Association to discuss how her book, Why Me,  ended up on theNew York Times bestsellers list!


About Sarah Burleton

Sarah Burleton is a bright, intense woman on a mission. Determined to empower those who live in fear, she speaks out for children who are trapped in the family secret of abuse as well as adults that grew up in that environment.

Sarah’s first book, Why Me, is an eye-opening account into the hidden world of child abuse.  Sarah wrote Why Me for cathartic purposes, never dreaming that her story would reach so many readers and touch so many lives.  Why Me spent an astounding 26 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller E-book Non Fiction list, 2 weeks on the USA Today Bestseller list, and debuted at number 9 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list.  Sarah did no promotion or marketing of her story, yet made history as the first self-published non-fiction e-book author to ever make the New York Times bestseller list.  Her story has been compared to that of Dave Pelzer, author of A Child Called It, and Sarah’s book now carries the endorsement of Dave Pelzer, which she considers a higher honor than making the New York Times.

Today, Sarah concentrates on her role as the spokesperson for Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, volunteering at the Macon County Child Advocacy Center and her son’s school, rollerblading, and writing her next book.


How to Participate: 


Live access to  twice-monthly teleseminars is free to all Nonfiction Authors Association members (Basic and Authority). Event recordings are available to Authority members only for 90 days. If you’re not yet a member of NFAA and you’d like to participate in an upcoming event, please Join Here to receive a complimentary member profile and dial-in instructions for the events (dial-in information can be found on the member home page). These events honor your time and last about 30 minutes.


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