Writing the Pitch: A Workshop for Aspiring Authors
(Register for my class at Johns Hopkins (Odyssey Program) if you're local)
Have a book of fiction completed or almost there? Ready to look for an agent? This is a workshop for writers with a completed work of fiction (or nonfiction) who are ready to find an agent. Participants will learn the five parts to a pitch, read and discuss examples from contemporary books, then begin writing their own, to be edited and refined over the course of our three sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to read drafts of their pitch as practice, receiving presentation tips from the instructor. We'll discuss and analyze the elements of a writer's "platform" (or bio), along with workshop presentations on how to structure your query letter, and about which conferences to attend to make your pitch to agents and editors and to receive valuable professional feedback.
919.297.01 Homewood $69.00 (3 Sessions) Tuesdays, Apr. 2-16, 2013, 7-8:30 p.m.
REGISTER: (scroll down to bottom of page): Writing the Pitch