“First Impressions Are Everything: Composing A Standout Query Letter” with Becka Oliver
August 30 2022 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CDT$99.00
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WLT Members! If you’re looking to polish your query letters and synopses, join us for a week of intensives to workshop and receive feedback on your querying materials. Starting Monday, August 29th, we’re hosting two intensives on synopses (Monday, August 29th & Thursday, September 1st) and two intensives on query letters (Tuesday, August 30th and Wednesday, August 31st). There are only ten spots per intensive, so sign up before they sell out!
Are you struggling to write a query letter to send to potential agents?
- The draft of a query letter for one writing project
- One-page synopsis of the same writing project
- Your author bio.
TAKE THIS CLASS IF
- You’re getting ready to query agents and want to understand what goes into a query letter.
- You want to learn strategies for writing an effective query letter.
- You want feedback on your own query letter.
The deadline to register for this class is Tuesday, August 30 at 5:00 PM CDT.
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