Pitch Wars Webinars presents . . .
Understanding World Building Essentials: How to Write the Perfect Fantasy Query & Synopsis
Writing and creating a fantasy world is no easy task with in-depth world building, character development, and layering plots and subplots. But what is the best way to condense and convey an epic story in a query and synopsis? Join literary agents Meg LaTorre-Snyder and Kaitlyn Johnson of the Corvisiero Literary Agency as they dive into how to write the perfect fantasy query and synopsis, covering some of the biggest industry questions such as: how much world building is too much, when to use world-specific names, how many characters to include, and much more.
Meg and Kaitlyn will be selecting up to three queries and synopses for live critique during the webinar as well as taking live questions.
When: Thursday, October 26
Time: 7:30 pm ET
Please note: Registration is limited to the first 50 participants.
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About the agents…
Kaitlyn Johnson is an apprentice literary agent at Corvisiero Agency as well as a freelance editor for K. Johnson Editorial. She has a background in copy and line editing, both academic and commercial, and has multiple articles published with Writer’s Digest. Her not-so-guilty pleasures are pickles and salt and vinegar chips (preferably not eaten together) which she spends multiple nights trying to hide from her calico cat, Keiko.
Seeking: Kaitlyn is open to submissions in the following age groups and genres: YA, NA, and adult fantasy (including urban fantasy), time travel, select dystopian, romance, and select historical fiction as well as unique contemporary.
About Pitch Wars Webinars . . .
The Pitch Wars webinar series was developed to help writers at every stage of their careers. Mentors and industry experts will host webinars focused on pitching, publishing, developing craft, and more.
Pitch Wars is a contest where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and offer suggestions to shine it up for agents. The mentors work with their mentees for two months before an agent round. Learn more.