Laurie McLean will unveil the secrets of the perfect pitch and the quintessential query in an information-rich 2-hour class.
The session will cover:
- How to craft a query; explanation of the parts of a query; what to do/what not to do in an effective query
- High concept pitching; word cloud creation; making a query memorable.
- The elements of a pitch; how a pitch is different from a query; making your pitch personal.
Laurie McLean spent 20 years as the CEO of a multi-million dollar marketing agency and 8 years as an agent/senior agent at Larsen Pomada Literary Agents before co-founding Fuse Literary in 2013. At Fuse Lit Laurie specializes in adult genre fiction plus middle-grade and young adult children’s books. Laurie is also the co-director of the San Francisco Writers Conference, in its fifteenth year, and co-founded two ePublishing companies: JoyrideBooks.com for romance, and Ambush Books for tween and teen books (acquired by Short Fuse Publishing in 2015). Find out more at FuseLiterary.com and AgentSavant.com, and on Twitter @FuseLiterary and @AgentSavant.
Refunds - If you need to withdraw from a class please contact us as soon as possible. To receive a full refund you must cancel at least 10 days prior to the course date.
Mar 24 - 11:00am
Mar 31 - 11:00am