Date: 10/4/17 – 11/1/17
Class Level: Open to All Levels
Genre: Publishing and Career
• Regular: $156.00
• Member: $140.40
Stand out from the slush and workshop your way to crafting a successful query letter. Struggling to summarize your story or personalize your pitch? Are you ready to stop getting rejections and start getting requests? It's time to kick the clichés, ditch the info dumps, and get ready to dive deeper than a list of dos and dont's.
This in-depth course will help you showcase both your book and your bio to the best advantage. Writing fiction is intimate, but writing a great query requires a different skill-set: an objective eye, a promotional style, and the ability to consider your book as a whole.
We'll study real queries that hooked an agent, talk about how to research the right agents for you, and examine the standard query rules (then learn when to break them). You'll have an opportunity to write and then workshop a query letter, with personalized, targeted feedback from the course instructor, and weekly live chats. At the end of this course you'll walk away with a polished, professional query letter that's sure to spark interest.