Business of Writing: Letters, Pitches & Synopsis

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Time slot:Sat Aug 1 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (2 hours)
Host:Geoffrey Girard (Writer's Symposium)
Ages:Teen (13+)
Experience required:None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
Materials provided?No
Location:Indiana Convention Center, room 243
Tickets:108 out of 150 are available (as of 6:57 am Thursday August 27th, 2020)
Event added:Thu Aug 27 6:57 am

From elevator pitches to the perfect synopsis that will grab the attention of agents and editors, learn how to get these tricky first impressions right!

Got your “elevator pitch“ ready? How about that perfectly crafted synopsis to catch the attention of agents and editors everywhere. This business session is for beginner, intermediate or advanced writers in all stages of the query process. Whether trying to land your first agent, your second, or going straight to that dream publisher, we’ll start with the bare bones of what to include/not include in a query letter. What are they looking for? How should you best pitch your book? Includes samples of successful query packages from many markets and hands-on exercises to best present your current or next project.

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