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Spend the weekend of June 25 and 26 learning techniques for honing your craft from six different published authors, and pitch your novel via query letter to a literary agent looking for material in these genres.
In this all-new Agent One-on-One Boot Camp, literary agents will give you the insight, information, and insider tips to navigate this ever-changing and competitive market.
In this all-new Boot Camp, literary agents will show you how to put together the best query letter, opening pages, and synopsis to hook.
Join us for the live event and have a chance to get written feedback on your query letter from a literary agent who works with middle grade or young adult authors (or both)!
Agents and editors won't give your work more than ten pages or so to make an impact. Make sure you've got the kind of opening they're looking for with the help from these literary agents!
Learn how to craft an effective query letter, write strong first pages, avoid common mistakes and more. PLUS: Interact one-on-one with an agent!
Learn how to write a dynamite query letter, tackle a one-page synopsis (for fiction) and a book proposal (for nonfiction). PLUS: Interact one-on-one with an agent!
Spend the weekend of Sept. 9-11 learning techniques for honing your craft from seven published authors, and pitch your novel via query letter to an agent specifically looking for material in these genres.
NYC | Aug. 18-20
Mix and match among these 5 tracks: Genre Studies, The Business of Being an Author, Craft, Getting Published, and Platform and Promotion
Save 81% in January on this premium collection of 14 resources with instructions and practical techniques for hooking readers, developing captivating plots, writing twists that keep them coming back and more.
Join WD in LA October 28-30 and build a better book from the ground up! With NYT bestsellers—including Jane Smiley—as your teachers and 7 tracks of instruction, your perfect writing getaway is nearly here!