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Writers & Artists: How to Hook an Agent - January 2020
Sat 18 Jan 2020 to Sat 18 Jan 2020
Are you writing a book for publication but unsure of how to find an agent? This intimate half-day event with four literary agents will give you insider knowledge on how to submit your manuscript to an agent, what they’re looking for and how to grab their attention.

With a networking lunch and a chance for a one-to-one with the agent of your choice, you’ll receive direct feedback on how best to hook your agent. 

Held in the historic literary surroundings of Bloomsbury at Bloomsbury Publishing, home to authors including Margaret Atwood and J.K. Rowling, this is your chance to get noticed.

Schedule
9.30-10.00 Morning refreshments and a chance to meet fellow members of the group you will be attending the morning sessions with.

10.00-10.40 A how-to session on knowing when your novel is ready, finding the right agent and what to include in a submission package.

10.45-11.25 Advice on how to pitch your novel (a short exercise where you can talk about your own work is included in this section).

11.30-12.30 Agents discuss what appeals to them in a submission, with real examples and case studies from both successful and unsuccessful submissions.

12.30-1.00 Both groups will come together for an open networking session with drinks and lunch

1.00-2.30 You will have a 10-minute one-to-one session (the last session will begin at 2.30) with one of the agents and an opportunity to try out the pitch for your book, ask questions and receive feedback.

Literary agents to be confirmed.

Date: 18th January 2020, 9:30am to 2:30pm
Location: Writers & Artists, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP
Cost: £175

Further details and to book here

 

Additional Information:
Location:
London
Region(s):
London
Price:
£175

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