Use writer's conferences to establish career-making contacts with agents, editors, and other writers<br> <br> 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: <br> * Present yourself as a professional in any situation, even if you've never sold a word <br> * Follow up on new contacts to get the most out of every lead <br> * Find and evaluate hundreds of writer's conferences and workshops throughout the country <br> * Abide by the rules of publishing protocol when sending out query letters, proposals, and manuscripts <br> * Transform you're conference contacts into book contracts<br> <br> <br> With this essential guide, you'll make and keep the important connections that are a vital part of every professional writer's life.
BEFORE THE CONFERENCE.
What Is a Writer's Conference?
Why Are All These People Really Here?
Evaluating Your Status as a Writer: A Questionnaire.
Which Conference Is Right for You?
Decide Your Agenda and Set Your Goals.
Qestions You Should Never Ask and Why.
The Right Tools for the Job.
DURING THE CONFERENCE.
Present Yourself Professionally.
AFTER THE CONFERENCE.
Once You're Home.
Where Do You Go from Here?
Other Networking Opportunities.
Writer's Conferences and Workshops.
Series: Wiley Books for Writers
Number Of Pages: 179
Published: 17th April 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1