Agent Rachelle Gardner of Wordserve Literary (famous for her super blog on publishing) is teaching a webinar: "Sell Your Stuff: How To Get Your Novel or Memoir Published" this Thursday, May 27.
4 Reasons to
Attend Her Webinar:
1) Top instruction. Rachelle is extremely respected in the published industry, and she is passing on her top tips on getting your fiction and memoir published.
2) Free query critique. Every webinar attendee gets thoughts on their query from Rachelle! Heck, if she loves your query, she may just request pages.
3) Your questions answered. Rachelle is not only teaching, but she will be answering questions from the audience, as well.
4) A personal call with Rachelle to talk. Five attendees will be chosen at random to win a 20-minute personal phone call from Rachelle! Wow!
It all goes down at 1 p.m., EST, Thursday, May 27, 2010, and lasts 90 minutes. Attendees will have access to the presentation for one year, so if you have to leave in the middle, you can catch the rest later. (If you have questions about the program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.)
SELL YOUR FICTION OR MEMOIR!
"Sell Your Stuff" is an
intensive webinar for writers of fiction and memoir. If you're writing
a novel or life story, it takes a stunning package to see a book all
the way to publication. You have to become more than just a writer—you
have to sell your stuff to agents and editors. That's the part most
writers have trouble understanding, and that's what this webinar is all
- How to draw an agent into your story in just a few words—whether it's
your query, verbal pitch or the first page of your manuscript.
- What goes into a killer query—from making a connection to an agent, to
drafting an exciting pitch that will leave agents wanting more.
- The importance of a one-sentence tagline that gets a reader excited about your book.
- What agents look for on that all-important Page 1.
- How to plan and prepare a verbal pitch of your book so you can meet with agents at writers conferences.
- What goes into a complete proposal for fiction—and how to know all the tools at your disposal.
- How agents and editors quickly look over a project and decide if it has the necessary elements to make them request more.
- How to get your book published!
Let's cut right to the chase: Rachelle knows her stuff. Her publishing blog
has been on the Writer's Digest 101 Best Sites every single year that
her site's been in existence. If memory serves, she mentioned that
about 450,000 people visited her site last year to learn from her. What
does it all mean? Rachelle knows how to communicate ideas and tips that
writers can take away.
She is an agent with Wordserve Literary Group. She's looking at all genres of adult fiction
except fantasy, sci-fi, and erotica, and prefers stories with strong
characters and page-turning plots. Currently her favorite genres are
contemporary women's fiction, historical romance, and romantic
suspense. In nonfiction, she's looking for authors with strong messages
(for either a Christian audience or the general market) and significant