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Without a proper synopsis and query letter, your chances of selling even the best story are slim!

In this workshop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of writing synopses and query letters for fiction, literary nonfiction, and memoirs—what to do and what not to do.

We’ll discuss the specific parameters agents and publishers expect—how long each one should be, what elements should be included, and what tone to use.

You’ve worked so hard on your book, don’t sell it short with a weak synopsis or query letter! Join me for:

 “Writing Synopses & Queries”

A live Q & A session
follows the main presentation!

Just fill out the form below to reserve your virtual seat.

You’ll find a flyer for the presentation here. Please share it with your friends and fellow writers!

Sorry! Sign-ups for this event are closed. However, you can check my Webinar Replay Library for a replay of the presentation or view my latest event offerings on my Events Page to join me for a future topic.

Hooray! You’ve finished your book. Now what?!

As writers, we wear many hats—many not related to writing at all! Understanding what agents and publishers expect in your synopses and queries is essential if you hope to stand out in today’s crowded market!

Join us for "Plotting with an Unreliable Narrator" on November 13th at 1 p.m. Eastern

Join me at my FREE virtual discussion:

Saturday, April 23rd
at 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Reserve your spot at this FREE virtual workshop. I’ll send you the access details shortly before the event!

Jane K Cleland is the author of the Agatha Award-winning Mastering Plot Twists and Mastering Suspense, Structure & Plot, from Writer’s Digest Books, now Penguin Putnam Random House, and the multiple award-winning and IMBA-bestselling Josie Prescott Antiques mysteries, from St. Martin’s Minotaur. Her short fiction has been published by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.

She is also a contributing editor for Writer’s Digest magazine and the chair of the Black Orchid Novella Award sponsored by the Wolfe Pack and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.

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