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Eight Best Prep Steps to Take Prior to Querying Agents

Because we get asked about the query process quite often.  Here is our take on the smartest way to go about it. As a bonus, you learn a lot of insider knowledge about the business (like who is in "the club" and who is not--see below) along the way. You might also come to the realization that your ms is not yet ready. Such illumination is always a positive thing.

New York Write to Pitch 2022 - A Conference Manual

NWOE Press Release: Announcing a Pre-Conference Craft and Development Guide     There are no great writers, only great rewriters.          - Algonkian Conferences Motto    The New York Write to Pitch 2022 will soon possess its own Kindle book focusing on the large and comprehensive amount of novel development and editorial matter available here at Novel Writing on Edge and at Algonkian Author Connect . The e-book, now available for pre-order on Amazon , will generally follow the layout of assignments and preparation as presented to writers, a stage at a time, prior to their attendance at the conference,and while adding additional essays and narrative models. Samples as follows: Relentless Application I : The High Concept Premise, Dramatic Act Structure and Plotting Nuance, Six Act Two-Goal Novel, Diagnostic Pitching, and more. Relentless Application II : Ten Critical First Steps, Epiphany Light, Seven Novel Sins, Logs and Cores as Development Tool, the Three Most Primary Core Element