Virtual Residency: Finding the Right Agent with Yi Shun Lai, Tiffany Hawk
Date(s): Saturday and Sunday, October 17 - 18, 2020, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Arizona time
Type(s): Presentation, Workshop
Genre and Form(s): Agents, Business of Writing, Publishing
About the Class
In this brief virtual residency, you will learn all about targeting the right agent for your work. These seasoned instructors will cover everything from research methodologies to testing your first pages and query letters. Over the course of two days Yi Shun and Tiffany will put their experience and talents to work in helping students to workshop their query letters. Within that time, students will participate in three zoom lectures, engage in multiple breakout rooms, and complete several projects. Here are the elements of each day.
Course registration closes on Tuesday, October 13 at Noon.
Saturday: Finding and querying an agent
- Your book’s innate, unique qualities
- Comp titles
- Web tools to find agents
- What you’re looking for once you ID some agents
Sunday: Query letter workshop
- Components of a great query letter
- Writing an awesome hook
Meet Your Instructor
About the Piper Writers Studio
The Piper Writers Studio is committed to supporting writers in every stage of their development by providing challenging, diverse, and accessible educational opportunities. All classes are not-for-credit, and are intended for an open to the public. You do not need to be an ASU student to attend. Writers of all backgrounds, genres, and experience levels are welcome. Discounts for students, senior citizens, individuals experiencing economic challenges, and other groups are available for every class. To learn more about the Piper Writer Studio, visit our website at http://piper.asu.edu/classes/about.