How To Query Agents
How To Query Agents
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How To Query Agents

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Find the Right Agents And Query with Confidence!

ABOUT THIS MINI-CLASS

In this mini-class, you'll learn how to find and query agents who could be a good fit for you and your stories. Myrna will teach you how to write a query using examples of queries that helped some of our Storyteller Academy students sign with agents. You'll also gain access to a directory of over 100 of the best picture book agents, which includes examples of clients and books they've represented.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Lesson 1: Resources for Researching Agents 

  • Learn how to find the best picture book agents for you and your story.

Lesson 2: Write a Better Query

  • Use your research to personalize your query and follow submission guidelines. Learn which elements belong in a query, and see how they can come together in different ways by looking at some examples that worked.

Lesson 3: Handle Agent Responses Professionally

  • Learn how and when to respond to agents during the query process and after they offer representation. This lesson includes red flags to watch out for and questions you could ask an agent offering representation.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

MYRNAMyrna Foster writes and edits content for Storyteller Academy and the WriteRiders Newsletter for SCBWI Nevada. She has spent a lot of time teaching and coaching children, including five years as a preschool teacher. She's also worked as a journalist, and Highlights High Five has published six of her poems.