There are 99 days before the Surrey International Writers’ Conference, and I’ve just remembered I have to prepare for my pitch. I’ve been so excited about my blue pencil appointment with Diana Gabaldon that I’ve completely neglected the fact that I have an agent to meet with. I anticipate having Grace Awakening Myth ready to pitch, or perhaps Number Eight, a high interest, low vocab novel I have had ‘just about finished’ for two years. (Seriously, it’s missing about 2000 words, but Grace was a bully and completely took over).
The last time I pitched at a conference, I ended up with a contract for Grace Awakening with a small Vancouver publisher. This time I’m meeting with a big time New York agent, and I feel a little out of my depth! Writers’ Digest features a post this week on how to pitch to agents at conferences. I am eager for the tips, and perhaps you’ll be interested, too. See you in the appointment line!