How to Land a Literary Agent

WRITING 755.4E

Learn to work strategically toward finding an agent in this workshop that helps you develop a pitch, a list of agents, and materials that identify you as a serious writer prepared for success.
 

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What you can learn.

  • Write the best book pitch designed to have maximum impact on agents
  • Identify the best agents for you to approach with your project
  • Develop post-pitch materials that highlight you as a professional worth investing in

About this course:

The vast majority of writers who pitch in popular Twitter contests like PitchWars, at writing conferences all over the country, and directly to agents are crossing their fingers and wishing for a good outcome rather than working in a strategic way to make sure their pitch actually works. In this course, you learn how to identify the most likely agents to offer you a deal, write a pitch that knocks their socks off, and follow it up with materials that prove you are a writer worth investing in. Whether you are writing fiction, memoir, or nonfiction, this class will teach you everything you need to do to position yourself to earn the money, prestige, and opportunity of a traditional book deal.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
Saturday 9:30AM - 5:30PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Eve Porinchak
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Fee:
$159.00
11 days left. Enroll by Jul 26, 2019
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 100 students. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 26, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
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Sat Jul 27, 2019
9:30AM - 5:30PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
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