Lucinda Literary’s Get Signed™ Course The Class Curriculum
What Publishing Path is Right for You?
Identify the audience your book serves; decide on the right goals
Learn what a literary agent does, and if you need one, where to look
Get answers to questions, such as: if I’ve self-published, how does this affect my career?
Once you’ve identified your path, how to approach making your book idea a reality
Special guest: Kelly Notaras, editor, author, and founder of KN Literary. Kelly discusses the value of an outside editor on fiction and nonfiction, common amateur mistakes, and elements your writing package must reflect before you approach an agent or publisher.
How to Create the Perfect Query Package
What is a query letter and what purpose does it serve? (hint: these letters can help with your Amazon description too)
Debunking all the bad query strategies you’ve learned to actually break through
The most common mistakes we see in query letters
Winning query examples (that led to six-figure deals)
Find Your Publishing Partner, Get Response
Best submission strategies
How to respond to certain feedback from agents (i.e. rejections, acceptances, requests for material)
When and how to follow up
How to be irresistible in your conversations with agents or publishers
When the connection is right (and when it’s absolutely wrong)
Stories from the trenches: ways in which our clients convinced us to take the leap of faith!
What “platform” really means, and easy ways to think about marketing
What you’re missing in your social media efforts
The three keys to landing a major deal
How to build a winning idea
The trends we’re seeing among 6-7 figure book deals
Real-life author case studies
Special guest: Fauzia Burke, author, book publicist, publishing consultant and speaker
Special guest: Jayne Allen, author and serial entrepreneur
If you have any questions, or if you experience technical issues as you register, please contact us here.
Disclaimer: Get Signed is intended to help any fiction or nonfiction author at any stage in the querying process. It will not guarantee an agent or a book deal. Please note that by providing your email as you enroll in this event, you will receive future emails from Lucinda Literary. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time.
If you did not find this masterclass helpful, refunds are available for 10 days after the purchase date.