Querying from A to Q with Jennifer K. Morita
So you’ve finally finished writing your twisty thriller or that culinary cozy that’s been stewing in your head. Great! But now what? If you want to go the traditional route, you’ll probably need a literary agent to sell your manuscript and negotiate a publishing deal.
Learn fundamentals of the querying process, including how to write a query letter, live pitches and Twitter pitch events. (Yes, it’s a thing.) You’ll hear some Do’s and Don’ts from someone who made a lot of mistakes along the way and still managed to sign with an agent.
Jennifer K. Morita started her writing career as a journalist, working her way up from a small weekly in Paradise, California to the Sacramento Bee. For the last several years, she has been juggling freelance writing with being a stay-at-home mom/Girl Scout cookie pusher.
She recently signed with literary agent Lori Galvin of Aevitas Creative and is currently revising her manuscript. When she isn't writing, Jennifer enjoys reading, watching British mysteries, cooking and baking. She enjoys Zumba and leisurely hikes.
Jennifer lives in Sacramento, California with her husband and two daughters.
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