Bring your query in case the instructor has time to do live critiques. From beta readers to agent querying to the publishing process, this class will teach writers will learn how to tackle revising their finished project. Learn 10 things you can be doing right now that will help get your book s published and have more control over your writing destiny.
A discussion regarding the genres of science fiction and fantasy — how the markets are changing, what writers can do to improve their craft in these genres, and much more. Can you quote song lyrics in your novel? Are you allowed to write about real people? This workshop provides an introduction for both self-publishing and traditionally published authors to basic legal issues they may confront when writing and marketing their work. Learn more about Rachel here. Learn more about Annie here. Stephanie Kehr is a jr.
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Learn more about Stephanie here. Tara Gilbert is a jr. At the Seattle conference, she is taking pitches on behalf of herself as well as co-agents. Personally, she is seeking all kinds of young adult and middle grade, adult sci-fi, adult fantasy, graphic novels, contemporary fiction, and romance. Learn more about Tara here. She does not want to rep picture books, easy readers, poetry, scripts or curriculum nonfiction.
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She no longer seeks nonfiction or memoir of any kind. Learn more about Carlie here. She is open to genres from picture books through adult. She is open to any genre within YA. Kari is seeking nonfiction in the following categories: quirky topics; history and biography; pop science and psychology; humor; and parenting. Learn more about Kari here. We look for character-driven stories written in a distinctive voice that are emotionally truthful.
We are interested in practical nonfiction business, health and wellness, psychology, parenting, technology by authors with smart, unique perspectives and established platforms who are committed to actively marketing and promoting their books.
Learn more about Betsy here. Learn more about Nephele here. Learn more about Anne here. He is seeking: Steven is open to any genre except picture books, short stories, and poetry. He also will take pitches for memoir. Get to know Steven here.
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Sonyo Estavillo is an agent assistant with Metamorposis Literary. At the Los Angeles event, she will be taking pitches on behalf of her co-agents actively seeking new writers. Learn more about Sonyo here. More agents to be announced as they are confirmed. You can sign up for pitches at any time, or switch pitches at any time, so long as the agent in question still has appointments open.
It also gives you an intimate chance to meet with an agent and pick their brain with any questions on your mind. Use this special meeting as a chance to pitch your work and get professional feedback on your pitch. Spaces limited. Here are four quick testimonials regarding writers who have signed with literary agents after pitching them at prior Writing Day Workshops events.
Our bigger, growing list of success stories can be seen here. This rate is a special event value for WCLA attendees only. Registrants are encouraged to take advantage of the specially-priced critique, so they can send out their query letter with confidence following the workshop. Spaces with faculty for these critiques are very limited, and participating attendees get an in-person meeting at the workshop.
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Payment is by either PayPal or check. Because of limited space at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles — Westside, the workshop can only allow registrants, unless spacing issues change. For this reason, we encourage you to book sooner rather than later. Are spaces still available? Yes, we still have spaces available. If you do not see a note right here saying how all spaces are booked, then yes, we still have room, and you are encouraged to register.
She will pass along registration information to you, and give instructions on how to pay by PayPal, credit card, or check. Once payment is complete, you will have a reserved seat at the event. Please note that query editing payments and manuscript editing payments are completely non-refundable if the instructor has already edited your work.
Nephele Tempest is a literary agent with The Knight Agency. As an agent, she works with a number of talented writers, assisting them to hone their skills and build their careers. Nephele comes from a diverse publishing and finance background, having previously worked on the editorial side of the business, as well as for several major New York investment firms as a financial advisor and later a financial marketing and communications writer. Her previous experience provided her with insight into multiple aspects of the publishing industry.
Kari Sutherland is a literary agent with Bradford Literary Agency. Kari joined the Bradford Literary Agency after a decade of experience in publishing from the editorial side. Karen Duvall lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and five incredibly spoiled pets. Her self-published novels include Desert Guardian romantic suspense , and Demon Fare urban fantasy. Claire L.
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This collection of twenty tales by members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers explores what happens when we conceal ourselves behind carefully constructed identities. Why do we hide? What are we afraid to confront? And what happens when at last the masks come off? Learn more. Honored Guiding Member Each year, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the success of our organization over the years. Rising early every day to write before heading off to her day job as CFO and Managing Principal of an architecture firm, Janet wrote four manuscripts before receiving a contract for her first traditionally published novel, Soliloquy, a HOLT Medallion Award of Merit winner.
After 29 years she resigned from the firm and now splits her working days between writing and serving on the Board of Directors of a different architectural firm. The writing never stopped. For RMFW, her volunteer work is impressive. She has judged contest, volunteered at the registration desk, at agent sign-in, as a moderator and instructor, and on the committee reviewing potential workshops. She has volunteered for numerous jobs, including Conference Chair and RMFW President, and was given the Jasmine Award in to honor the long-term service of individuals to the organization.
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