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Pitch Appointments: Present your idea for a book to an agent so she may represent you, or to an editor so she may publish it. Generally, you have 10 minutes to convince her that your work is something she can’t pass up. If interested, she will ask you to send a portion of your manuscript to review.
Manuscript Critique: Manuscript critiques take longer as the professional reads a certain number of manuscript pages beforehand and will meet with you to offer suggestions to improve it. They discuss characters, plot, point of view, audience, and a host of writing points.
Book Proposal: The proposal and query are written first contacts with the publisher. The attendee's query/proposal will be reviewed by a professional. The pro will give advice and suggestions to improve the proposal/query to help you make a good professional impression and to help market your writing.
Pitch Appointments: $15.00
A literary agent with the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, Katharine Sands has worked with a varied list of authors who publish a diverse array of books. She is the agent provocateur of Making the Perfect Pitch: How To Catch a Literary Agent's Eye, a collection of pitching wisdom from Leading literary agents. Other highlights include: Dating the Devil (producer: Vast Entertainment/ABC FAMILY) by Lia Romeo; XTC: SongStories; Chasing Zebras: THE Unofficial Guide to House, MD; Make Up, Don't Break Up with Oprah guest Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil; Playwright Robert Patrick's novel, Temple Slave; The New Rules of Attraction by Arden Leigh; The Complete Book on International Adoption: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Your Child; Hands Off My Belly: The Pregnant Woman's Survival Guide to Myths, Mothers, and Moods; Under the Hula Moon; to name a few.
Manuscript Critiques: $30.00
Book Proposals: $40.00