Q & A with leading literary agent Nelle Andrew
Dos and Don'ts of submitting to agents. Cover letters, synopses and how to make a stand out submission.
Date: Saturday September 26
Time: 2.30 - 4.00pm
Leading literary agent Nelle Andrew discusses the dos and don’ts of submitting to agents, how you can make your submission stand out from the pile, and what you should be asking a potential agent. You’ll go home with practical tips for what to include in your cover letter, how to write a clear synopsis and the tools you need to hone your elevator pitch.
Nelle signed two of the shortlisted authors for our First Novel Award and is actively looking for debuts. So if you are looking for representation this workshop will be invaluable.
Assistance to writers on low incomes and/or from communities under represented in publishing
We are offering a free place on each of our online tutorials and Q & A sessions for UK based writers on low incomes and/or from under represented communities in publishing.
Writers may apply for a free place on one of the sessions by contacting BPA with a short bio and a summary of their writing career to date.
Please click here to Contact BPA with your application and in the case of writers on low incomes, proof of financial eligibility such as: Jobseeker’s Allowance; Disability Benefit; Income Support; Working Tax Credit; Child Tax Credit; Proof of being a full-time student; Housing benefit; Proof of being a full-time carer.
All details will be kept confidential. Decisions on who receives the free places rest with the BPA team not the tutors.