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The Seattle Writing Workshop: This writing event is a wonderful opportunity to get intense instruction over the course of one day, pitch a literary agent or editor optionalget your questions answered, and more.
Note that there are limited seats at the event total. All questions about the event regarding schedule, details and registration are answered below. Thank you for your interest in the Seattle Writing Workshop! Writers of all genres are welcome. This event is designed to squeeze as much into one day of learning as possible.
You can ask any questions you like during the classes, and get your specific concerns addressed. We will have literary agents onsite to give feedback and take pitches from writers, as well.
The final schedule of topics is subject to change, but here is the current layout: Check-in and registration at the event location. Book Marketing from Your Couch: Social Media Ambassador Room. Social media can be confusing, but book marketing from the couch is easy once you learn how.
Analyze your audience and ascertain the best social media vehicle to dominate. This workshop is a thorough crash course concerning craft, style and voice. Learn techniques to change narrative into dialogue, and how to avoid bland conversations and turn them into conversations that leap off the page.
This is a chance to get your first page read anonymously — no bylines given with attending agents commenting on what was liked or not liked about the submission.
This session is completely devoted to nonfiction book proposals. Science fiction and fantasy novels need a setting, and your setting needs to live and breathe and feel real.
How do we do that? One way is to start is to ask one of the Three Big Ifs: Before you publish your work or query an agent, there are plenty of things you need to know. This session delivers a fast-moving, informative way to take you to the next level of romance novel plotting.
After you self-publish your work or get a traditional publishing book deal, there are plenty of things you need to know to give you and your books the best chance of success.
A workshop that explores a few techniques on how to get to know your characters and how to develop them into three-dimensional beings that jump off the page.
Discover a new approach for plotting that makes it easy to sketch out the hook, character, and story structure of your next kidlit book.
Examples will focus on the hottest titles in YA and MG fiction. All throughout the day. Natalie Grazian is an associate literary agent at Martin Literary Management.
Natalie is eager to build her adult fiction list. She is currently accepting queries for commercial, upmarket, and literary adult fiction. She is highly interested in reimagined myths and fairytales from different cultures, historical fiction, and a good quest narrative in any genre.
More than anything, she looks for complex characters who make the unrelatable relatable, and for a smart, distinctive narrative voice.
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