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Inprint Intensive Workshops, Writers Workshops,


Course #2019-311
Saturday November 23 1:00 pm–5:00 pm & Sunday, November 24, 1 - 5 pm
Cost: $180 Instructor: Laura Biagi
This workshop is full


Inprint House
1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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So you’ve got a great novel or memoir. Now what? How do you know when it’s ready to be sent out to an agent? And how exactly do you send it out to an agent? What goes into picking the right agent and writing the perfect query letter? And what about sealing the deal with that agent, getting your book sent out to publishers, negotiating a book contract, promoting and publicizing your book, and more?

The path to getting your book published can seem confusing and daunting, but this intensive will offer a crash course in all the steps involved to help you get on top of the game and give your book the best chance possible in the competitive publishing world. In addition to covering the steps to publication, we will read and analyze query letter examples before critiquing your own query letters the next day. Participants should have completed or should be nearing completion of their novels (adult or kids’), short story collections, memoirs, or nonfiction proposals, and should come prepared to discuss their projects and write/polish their query letters.

About the instructor

LAURA BIAGI, a former literary agent of New York Times bestselling authors, worked at the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency, Inc., (JVNLA) for eight years before moving to Houston to obtain her MFA at the UH Creative Writing Program, where she received an Inprint C. Glenn Cambor Fellowship. She also serves as Fiction Editor for Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. While at JVNLA, she sold adult fiction, nonfiction, and kids’ books to Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette, HMH, Abrams, and more.

By registering for an Inprint Writers Workshop you are agreeing to Inprint’s registration policies. Remember to sign up for the waiting list if the workshop you would like to take is full. To see the full Fall 2019 workshop schedule click here.