22 January 2016
Literary agents receive hundreds of submissions from writers each week. To help make yours stand out from the crowd and give your novel the best possible start on its journey to publication, join Writers & Artists at the York Literature Festival where they will be presenting a two-hour session solely dedicated to the process of submitting to a literary agent. ...
Writers & Artists return to the York Literature Festival in March with a fantastic line-up of literary agents ready to offer expert advice on how to pitch your novel successfully.
Sam Copeland, Sallyanne Sweeney and Jo Unwin spend their working lives looking for exciting authors to represent. Here – via a few examples of submission faux pas – each will impart essential hints and tips on how you – the author – can put together an attention-grabbing covering letter, well-crafted synopsis and ready-to-read opening chapters of your novel.
How NOT to submit your manuscript: https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/events/how-not-to-submit-your-manuscript
12-2pm, 12 March, 2016.
Friargate Theatre, Lower Friargate, York YO1 9SL
To get the inside track from these three leading UK literary agents, visit https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/events/how-not-to-submit-your-manuscript and book now. Tickets are just £25, with Writing Magazine subscribers able to receive an exclusive £5 discount by entering ‘WRITERSNEWS’ by 10 March at the checkout stage. Phone bookings can be made on 0207 631 5985.