Want to learn how to throw a strike when pitching your novel or novella to an editor or agent? Learn the basics of pitching your story at a conference â€“ whether itâ€™s in a formal pitching session or a chance meeting in the elevator.
Class instructor, Julie Hurwitz, who served at the RWA national level as an Editor/Agent Appointment Chair and the Regional 6 director, will discuss the elements that an editor or agent looks for when evaluating a story pitch, how to narrow your story down to a single logline and how to follow up on a request to see your material from an editor or agent. And, participants will learn some invaluable techniques to help relax and ensure a positive outcome.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
With her degree from Indiana University, Julie has worked in the television industry for over 20 years on such series as â€œMidnight Callerâ€, â€œReasonable Doubtsâ€, â€œSilk Stalkingsâ€, â€œPacific Blueâ€ and â€œNorth Shore.â€ She combines a unique blending of television experience with her own writing. Writing as Chloe Devlin, she has sold several short erotic stories to Xcite Books/Accent Press and is currently writing an erotic romance.
Make â€˜Em Laugh with Charlotte Lobb w/a Charlotte Carter
Workshop participants will learn the difference between male and female humor, the basic types of humor and how to use the tools that will bring the reader a smile and add a spark to your writing.. (NOTE: This is a four-week class. Cost is $20 for OCCRWA members and $30 for non-members.)