Queries, Pages and Getting an Agent

Session

When

to

Where

Heritage A

Session format

Breakout session

Description

How do you even start querying? Where are these magic lists of literary agents? Learn the key points of a query letter, how to write powerful opening pages, and where to find (legit!) agents right for your work. We'll cover interpreting agent websites and social media, how to increase your chances by querying in "waves," and back-door paths to connect with agents and interest them in your work.

Presenters

  • Allison K Williams

    The author of SEVEN DRAFTS: SELF-EDIT LIKE A PRO FROM BLANK PAGE TO BOOK, Allison K Williams has edited and coached authors to deals with Big Five publishers and inspired thousands of writers with her Brevity blogs. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, and Travelers'...