Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a great, productive weekend. I must admit that mine wasn’t spent writing. It was in fact, a “handyman” type of weekend. I installed a new kitchen faucet, worked on my truck and well yeah, I did admittedly have fun as well. I suppose I was ashamed to admit that I didn’t get any writing done but hey, the things I DID accomplish can give some great writing ideas. Right?
So I have found a workshop that appears to look pretty good. It’s with Writers Digest. I do have to admit that I have personally never taken any of their workshops but have heard from others that they are pretty good.
This one is taking place this Thursday, so I wanted to get word out there. Here’s what you’ll learn:
•How to make the perfect pitch
•How to deliver the flavor your book to whet the reader’s appetite for more
•How to keep the momentum going through the All-Important-Page-One
•How to start in a logical place—yet from a compelling perch
•How to identify the most exciting elements that illustrate your work
•How to encapsulate (in clear core points) when proposing a book
•The five key takeaways you need to entice an agent/editor
•How to amplify your chances for being selected
•What to do—and what not to do—when summarizing your book in 200-250 words. You want the neurons in the agent’s mind to decide, “Yes, keep reading!”
If you want to see more and/or register, click http://www.writersdigestshop.com/from-pitch-to-page-one-webinar.
Have a great, Happy Monday! (Evin – http://www.saplingpublishing.com)