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West Coast Writers Conferences offers quality opportunities for you to meet with professional editors, literary agents, and publishers during 1-on-1 sessions to review your work and offer specific advice on how to move your project forward. Please read each professional's background and areas of interest before applying to find the best match for your manuscript.
Advanced Submissions ProCritique™ 1-on-1 with Professional Editors
editing Take advantage of one-on-one opportunities to submit the opening pages of your manuscript in advance and have it read and critiqued by a professional editor. These appointments are best suited for writers of all levels with a work-in-progress, or a completed work and now seek to polish the manuscript before submission for publication. There is a fee for this service.
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Advanced Submission Masters ProCritique™ 1-on-1 with Literary Agents and Publishers
Take advantage of one-on-one opportunities to submit the opening pages of your manuscript in advance and have it read and critiqued by a literary agent or publisher. This program is best suited for writers who have polished their work and now seek to take the manuscript to the next level and find publication. Not all attending agents and publishers participate in the program. There is a fee for this service.
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Free 1-on-1 Consultations and Pitches with Editors, Literary Agents and Publishers
editor with writer ProConsultations and "pitch" sessions are open to registered attendees to meet in person with editors, agents, and/or publishers. This 1-on-1 program is a part of your registration at no additional cost. It includes attending agents that will meet and take pitches (but do not offer Advanced Submission Reading Critiques). To help you prepare, we provide an orientation workshop on Friday and Saturday with our honored panel of experts du jour in advance of your appointment.
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