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Reblog: Backspace Conference Lessons in Querying

  Here’s some conference lessons on querying and pitching from a Backspace conference I attended a while back. https://kourtneyheintz.wordpress.com/2010/05/31/agent-author-day-at-backspace-what-i-learned/

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Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC Starts Today

I’m at the Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC today! I’ll be tweeting about it this weekend @Kourhei and blogging about my favorite panels next week. I’m super excited to be here again. Last year, I learned so much, met some … Continue reading

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CTRWA April Meeting Notes

Here are my notes from the CTRWA April meeting… Next month is the CT Fictionfest one day conference. There will be 13 editors/agents in attendance and 128 attendees. And there is still availability if you’d like to attend. There will … Continue reading

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Tips On Pitching

1. Make sure you are ready to pitch. This means: your manuscript is finished. You have revised it. You have had a couple beta readers or a critique group give you feedback and you revised it again. Ideally, you should … Continue reading

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WD Conference–How to Pitch

First day of the Writer’s Digest conference, Chuck Sambuchino gave a world-rocking presentation on how to pitch agents. If you ever have the opportunity to participate in a conference where he is speaking–GO! He started off with an overview of … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest Conference–Pitch Slam

This week I finished proofreading all my Margie Lawson workshop revisions to my manuscript. It’s a lean 82K. I’ve been working on my pitch for the upcoming Writer’s Digest Conference January 21-23. Pitch Slam is a two-hour pitching free-for-all, where … Continue reading

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CTRWA December Meeting Highlights

The CTRWA December Meeting included a fabulous Christmas party and fun naughty/nice grab bag.  Awesome event! In terms of chapter news, newsletter submissions and the January mentoring program were discussed. Specifically how articles in the newsletter can be picked up … Continue reading

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Crimebake Seminar–Pitching

Most people would rather leap off this rock than pitch face-to-face with an agent. My huge fear of heights, however, does not make me one of them. Since I signed up for an agent pitch at Crimebake, I also signed … Continue reading

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