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"If you need to develop a query, this is the course to take."
- Cynthia Sabelhaus
 security manager
"Eye-opening and worthwhile if you ever plan to try to get published."
- John Nevola
 Retired
"I learned the ins and outs of the publisher's/agent's pysche, what they're looking for, and how to present material to them."
- John Andrulis
 Journalist
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How to Get Published NYC

Learn the most effective steps and techniques for getting published from a publishing insideróa literary agent.

You may have spent months, maybe years, sweating and swearing over a book project. Why not spend just a little time learning how to maximize your chance of getting published? There is no magic formula for publication, but there are definite Doís and Donítís and time-tested steps to follow. We wonít tell you itís impossible and we wonít tell you itís easy. We will give you a realistic understanding of the publishing business and a wealth of things you can do to help get your work published.

Among the topics covered: defining your book, whether you need a complete book or a book proposal, manuscript/proposal presentation, how to write great query letters and synopses, the places and players of the publishing world, whether you need an agent, researching agents and editors, how to send your materials, deciphering responses, coping with rejection, what to do when an agent or editor is interested, contracts, strategies for improving your odds.

You will get hands-on practice crafting the all-important query letter, plus time for questions. Whatever your specialty, fiction or nonfiction, you will gain a realistic understanding of how to get published.

Note: Though self-publishing is touched on, the focus is on getting published with a traditional publisher.


We're sorry, there are no New York City How To Get Published classes currently scheduled. To inquire about possible future scheduling of this class, please contact [email protected].


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