You are working on a book and unsure of what to do next. This workshop will give you practical tips on how to put your best foot forward when pitching to a publisher. What should you emphasize? How do you make yourself stand out? Participants who have a project underway are encouraged to bring their pitch to the workshop where they will receive feedback.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Elaine McCluskey is the author of three books of short fiction and two novels. One of her stories was a Journey Prize finalist; another placed second in the Fish short story contest in Ireland. All of her books are set in the Maritimes and they have been described as darkly humorous. Elaine’s stories have been published in Canadian literary journals including The Dalhousie Review, The Antigonish Review, Room, The Fiddlehead, Riddle Fence, QWERTY, The Puritan, and Other Voices. She has an MA from Western and is also a former non-fiction editor with Nimbus Publishing.
SORRY! This one is full. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 902-423-8116 to get on the waitlist.
$49 for WFNS members
$79 for non-members
The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia strives to offer an inclusive space where all feel welcome. To this end, we ask that participants not use racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, or other discriminatory language in WFNS workshops and professional development sessions. Participants who use such language may be asked to leave.