The Magic Sales Tools, 1-Line, 1-Paragraph, 1-Page, Query Letter, & Pitching in Person

Killer Instincts
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Class Dates: 
July 3 - 31
Karen Albright Lin

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Learn how to create captivating log lines, engaging 1-paragraph summaries, and dynamic 1-page synopses. We’ll study examples from well-known books and movies. Then we’ll discuss how these tools are used for in-person pitches and query letters. Honing these all-important sales tools helps you better understand early drafts of your book and can make the difference between gaining representation and not. 

Instructor Bio: 

Karen is a freelance editor for award-winning and best-selling authors. She's a pitch coach, speaker (cruise ships, conferences, retreats), a produced screenwriter and multi-published author of shorts, essays and articles. She's worked with top NY agents on projects ranging from novels and literary cookbooks to celebrity ghost projects. Her award-winning screenplays have been considered by Barry Sonnenfeld, James Cameron, and several cable channels.

Tread Lightly

Tread lightly...But know that while we are all working together here, the conversation can turn quickly to death, destruction and mayhem. And we are fine with that. We'll even abet you as you work to do the same, to become the best spinner of romantic mysteries and thrillers that you can be. So come on in, the water's blood.