IN-PERSON: Redbud Writing Project BOOK PITCHING WORKSHOP
Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 1:00 - 2:30 pm (click here to register)
Are you a writer gearing up to query agents or looking ahead to the day when your book is ready to go out on submission? Join publishing professional Eleanor Goymer for a 90-minute workshop on pitching, querying, agents, and all matters publishing. Eleanor was head of rights for HarperCollins UK for years and currently does freelance reads for many of the major publishing houses, so she has an eye for how to write a captivating pitch and how to position a book in the marketplace. In the course of this workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to research agents, write and receive feedback on a short pitch, work on your longer query letter, ask questions, and more.
Instructor: Eleanor Goymer
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022
Time: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Level: Beginner and above
15 spots max
Location: Flyleaf Books, 752 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill
The Redbud Writing Project is the Research Triangle’s only adult education writing school, serving Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and beyond. Founded by two North Carolina State University MFA graduates, the Redbud Writing Project offers six-week courses online, at bookstores and community spaces around the Triangle, and at our headquarters at 719 N. Person Street in Raleigh. Our course topics range from short story, novel, and memoir writing, to workshopping and revising, to publishing and submitting. We also offer manuscript consultations and one-off seminars. We welcome beginners who are looking to try out a new creative pursuit, advanced writers looking to further hone their craft or embark on a specific project, and everyone in between!