Networking at Writer's Conferences: From Contacts to Contracts

Networking at Writer's Conferences: From Contacts to Contracts

by Steven D. Spratt, Lee G. Spratt
     
 

Use writer's conferences to establish career-making contacts with agents, editors, and other writers

Veteran writers and editors Steven and Lee Spratt offer savvy advice on using writer's conferences as your primary networking tool. They'll help you make strong and lasting connections with agents, editors, and other writers by showing you how to:

Overview

Use writer's conferences to establish career-making contacts with agents, editors, and other writers

Veteran writers and editors Steven and Lee Spratt offer savvy advice on using writer's conferences as your primary networking tool. They'll help you make strong and lasting connections with agents, editors, and other writers by showing you how to:

• Present yourself as a professional in any situation, even if you've never sold a word

• Follow up on new contacts to get the most out of every lead

• Find and evaluate hundreds of writer's conferences and workshops throughout the country

• Abide by the rules of publishing protocol when sending out query letters, proposals, and manuscripts

• Transform you're conference contacts into book contracts

With this essential guide, you'll make and keep the important connections that are a vital part of every professional writer's life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471055228
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/01/1995
Series:
Books for Writers Series
Pages:
179
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

STEVEN D. SPRATT and LEE G. SPRATT have been partners, writers, editors, and teachers for over a decade. For the past three years, they have taught a class in Portland, Oregon, called "Writing Marketable Fiction."They speak regularly at writer's conferences and workshops on the subjects of networking, writing effectively, and marketing.

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