THE LITERARY AGENT PITCH: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE?

Welcome to Writing Tip Wednesdays, where I post (you guessed it) tips on writing every Wednesday at 5:00 PM ET. This week’s topic:

THE LITERARY AGENT PITCH: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE?

I had the chance to go to my first writing conference strictly as an attendee this past weekend, and had a wonderful time. I went to workshops all day, and met some really wonderful people. The most exciting part, however, is that I pitched my book to two literary agents.

What does this mean?

It means a lot of being nervous, incessant foot-tapping, finger-shaking, and making weird noises to yourself in the car before composing yourself and speaking professionally to a literary agent for 10 minutes about your book, and learning very quickly whether they are interested in representing you or not.

How did I do? Read on…

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