Kirsten Ott Palladino, co-founder of Equally the digital leader for gay, lesbian, transgender, queer and bisexual weddings, penned the perfect book proposal in just one weekend! Listen in as she shares her experience writing a book proposal in 48 hours, which books she recommends and how she wrote, pitched and published her non-fiction book – Equally Wed: The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your LGBTQ+ Wedding.

Kirsten Ott Palladino is an award-winning writer and editor, and one of the world’s most notable experts on LGBTQ+ weddings. She’s been featured in and on numerous publications and media outlets such as: The New York Times, The Advocate, Out magazine, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Lucky magazine, The Knot and Time magazine to ABC News, CNN, NPR, DailyCandy, Politico and Glamour magazine. Her writing has appeared in Washington Post, the Manifest-Station, Entreprenuer magazine, ARTnews magazine, the Atlantan magazine, and more. In 2016, Palladino founded the Wedding Equality Alliance, an international group of wedding professionals committed to tearing down exclusionary walls in the typically heteronormative wedding industry. She educates wedding and event pros about LGBTQ+ inclusion through the online certification program at and teaches at conferences and workshops worldwide. Palladino lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her wife and their twin sons.