I just got a copy of the latest Writer’s Digest magazine (the Nov/Dec issue) and, as usual, it’s packed full of great info. It won’t hit bookstores for a few weeks, I take it, but here are some article teasers:
- Ideas for unlocking your creativity
- An interview with author Tom Perrotta
- Agent Sharlene Martin shows actual real-life queries that bombed – teaching you what not to do
It’s never too early to start planning ahead. The next writers’ conference organized by WD Books will be on May 28, 2008 in Los Angeles, just before the BookExpo America trade show.
Here’s one great reason to be thinking ahead: There will be oodles of agents there to hear your pitch. At our 2007 conference, there were 60 agents – probably the biggest agent pitch slam gathering of all time. The conference in LA will attract not only a good number of literary agents, but also a large number of script agents and producers, as well.
The 2008 Web page isn’t up yet, but I will let you know when it is.