2016 Workshop Description

Afternoon Session —Instructor: Emily Lloyd-Jones

Jumpstart Your Query Letters and Elevator Pitches

After putting the final touches on your novel, the obvious question presents itself: "What now?"

In this seminar, Emily Lloyd-Jones will reveal essential next steps toward traditional publication: hooking an agent through the query letter and elevator pitch. We'll go through the basics of how querying works, the etiquette of querying, and how to craft the perfect letter. Then we'll zoom in closer to form a perfect pitch that will get to the point fast and cause your prospective agent and audience to crave more.

This session includes lecture, a chance to practice a pitch or two, and time for questions.