Editors’ Tips on Revising Your Manuscript and Query Letter

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In this free live webinar, five top Reedsy editors will share their ultimate revision tips and give you the inside scoop on querying agents. If you're looking to secure a book deal, you must first know how to write the perfect query letter, when it's best to submit that query, and how to polish your manuscript to best appeal to agents and publishers. This webinar is the perfect opportunity to learn directly from publishing experts.

Reedsy co-founder Ricardo Fayet will be joined by a panel of esteemed editors, agents, and independent publishers, all from the Reedsy marketplace:

  • Scott Pack, former HarperCollins Publisher
  • Katrina Diaz, former Simon & Schuster Editor
  • Erin Young, literary agent at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC
  • Jim Thomas, former Editorial Director at Random House
  • Constance Renfrow, Lead Editor at Three Rooms Press

The webinar will include an extensive Q&A session at the end, where you will be able to get all your questions answered by our panel of experts.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Ricardo Fayet is the co-founder of Reedsy, a global network that connects authors and publishers with top editorial, design, marketing and ghostwriting talent. A technology and startup enthusiast, he likes to imagine how small players will build the future of publishing. He is behind the launch of Reedsy's latest initiative, Reedsy Learning , a series of free mini-courses on writing, publishing, and marketing, taught by Reedsy's best professionals and delivered to your inbox each day.

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