You've revised your manuscript a hundred times. Every tweak and touch-up is improving it. How do you know when your manuscript is done?
In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa tackles Revision.
Annalisa speaks with Margaret Riley King, a literary agent at William Morris Endeavor about the day-to-day life of a literary agent, what agents look for in queries, and more!
In this episode, you’re going to learn:
You’ll want to be sure to download How to Avoid the Slush Pile--a free handout that will walk you through top tips to get an agent’s attention. Take a minute and download this free handout at www.writing-gym.com/agentshead
Don’t forget the dash!
Margaret Riley King is a literary agent at William Morris Endeavor, where she began her career after graduating from Princeton University. She represents both literary and commercial fiction, along with narrative nonfiction, memoir and some lifestyle titles. Some of her clients include Chloe Benjamin, author of the NYT bestselling novel The Immortalists, National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, and Newbery Award winner Sheila Turnage among others.
Welcome to Season Five and the 100th Episode of the Writing Gym Podcast.
Tuesday Writing Tip: Are you getting the right support you need for your writing?
We've given you some great content over the last 5 years: literary agents, publishers, Best-selling authors and stories from authors just like you, working toward publishing.
To celebrate, we have 2 bonuses for you: First, we're changing up the format for Season 5. In addition to the hard-hitting interviews we bring you straight from the publishing industry, we'll also be releasing a weekly writing tip. Think of it as the Tuesday tip!
Also, to celebrate out 100th episode, and 5 seasons of helping writers to finish, publish and sell their books, we'll be giving away free copies of my book Storytelling for Pantsers! We'll be running a contest on Twitter through the end of October 2020.
IN ORDER TO ENTER, head over to Twitter, follow us @annalisaparent and retweet our podcast episodes with the hashtag: #WritingGym100. We'd also love to hear what you love about the podcast in your tweet.