This presentation covers everything from finding and attracting the right agent to the subsequent writer-agent-editor partnership.
We begin with a look at the publishing industry and the role of an agent today. We depict “a day in the life of an agent” to demonstrate why it’s so hard to get through to them.
Though you don’t need to “know someone” to get an agent’s attention, you do need to know how to find those specific agents looking for your We log into three recommended websites to show you how and where to find effective, actionable data.
Then we turn to the query. Not just writing a winning query, but also strategies for getting agents to actually read it. From a “must open” subject line through each strategic paragraph, we present what to include, how, and why.
Once you have an agent, what’s next? We cover that, too.