Queer Writing Workshop

OutWrite Writing Workshop: Queries

Date: 05/15/19
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: The DC Center

Free. Open to the Public. Led by John Copenhaver, author of DODGING AND BURNING.

Queer-y Writing: Tips for Writing an Effective Query

A query email is often your first introduction to an agent or editor. For fiction writers, who often think expansively, these important emails can be challenging to write. However, they are a crucial first step to getting a manuscript published and must be mastered. In this workshop, we’ll explore several approaches to query writing, addressing some of the more difficult aspects of it, particularly how to make a compelling opening to how to streamline your synopsis to how to refine your book’s central message. We’ll discuss structure and tone, and look at some examples together.

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