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Mastering the Query Letter- A 4 Week Workshop

This workshop is inclusive of everyone regardless of race, class, gender, age, religious beliefs, and or sexual orientation.

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Mastering the Query Letter- A 4 Week Workshop
Mastering the Query Letter- A 4 Week Workshop

Time & Location

Jul 10, 2021, 1:00 PM

Zoom

Guests

Details:

The query letter has one purpose and one purpose only: to seduce the agent or editor into reading or requesting your work. The query letter is so much of a sales piece that it’s quite possible to write one without having written a word of the manuscript. All it requires is a firm grasp of your story premise.

For some writers, the query will represent a completely different way of thinking about their book—because it means thinking about one’s work as a product to be sold. Join editor Elle McKenzie, formerly of Ladderbird Literary Agency, as they/them walk you through the process of querying a literary agent, followed by a Q&A. Elle will also be available for one-on-one feedback.

Weekly schedule:

July 10th- Introduction to the Query Letter

July 17th-Writing the Query Letter 

July 24th-Revising the Query Letter 

July 31st-Submitting and scheduling for feedback

August 7th will be reserved to schedule a one on one with Elle to receive feedback on your letter.

About Elle McKenzie:

Elle holds a B.A. in Screenwriting and Playwriting from Drexel University. Before joining Ladderbird Literary Agency, Elle worked at Hotchkiss Daily & Associates as an Assistant Literary Agent and 21Ninety as a Managing Editor. They/them love to read a variety of genres but are particularly drawn to stories with strong female voices.

Tickets

  • Full Payment (4 Weeks)

    $100.00
  • Intro to the Query

    $25.00
  • Writing the Query

    $25.00
  • Revising the Query

    $25.00
  • Submitting the Query

    $25.00

Total

$0.00

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