NEWS for the Digital Author and Indie Publishing Conference Feb 26-28, 2016
WC2 is pleased to announce the appearance of associate literary agent Megan Close at the Digital Author and Indie Publishing Conference (DAISP) February 26-28th in Los Angeles. Ms. Close will join a prestigious group of literary agents and publishers looking for new talent with polished manuscripts. Her agency, Keller Media, offers literary representation and support services for authors who need an understanding of the business of writing, how to build a platform as an author, writing book proposals, and more.
Prior to her agenting career, Megan read, reviewed, edited, rejected and selected thousands of book and script projects for agencies, film companies and publishing companies.
Areas of Interest: Working with writers on all levels and am currently seeking out projects in the following genres: Self-Help, Relationships/Dating, Pop Culture, Pop Psychology, Management, Career, Entrepreneurship and Literary Fiction (especially Mystery/Suspense).
Ms. Close will be taking free pitches by appointment from registered attendees at the conference. Her passion lies not only in getting great books published, but in working closely with the authors who write them. Nothing is more exciting than a great new idea or story! There is even a special session first hour to help prepare for your pitch session!
We are pleased to announced the appearance of literary agent Lisa Abellera at the Digital Author Conference 2016. She will join a prestigious group of agents and publishers from around the country for WC2's fifteenth conference for writers. Ms. Abellara joined Kimberley Cameron and Associates in 2013 with a background in management, marketing, and finance. She has studied creative writing, design and business, earning her B.A. in Strategic Management from Dominican University of CA and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from University of San Francisco.
Lisa had a successful career in the corporate world before joining the world of publishing. After editorial internships with an independent press and Kimberley Cameron & Associates, she now follows her true passion for books and writing. She leverages her businessdnd marketing expertise to help authors navigate the complexities of publishing. She is excited to develop talented authors and help advance their careers.
Ms. Abellera is actively building her client list with both debut and established authors. She is looking to form long-term, collaborative relationships with writers who are committed to putting forth their best work.
She is seeking to represent upmarket fiction, women's fiction, historical fiction, mystery/suspense, speculative or science thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, NA, YA and middle grade.
WC2 is pleased to announced the appearance of literary agent Steven Hutson at the Digital Author and Indie Publishing Conference (DAISP) February 26-28th in Los Angeles. Hr. Hudson will join a prestigious group of literary agents and publishers looking for new talent with polished manuscripts. His agency, WordWise Media Services is always open to new writers who are willing to treat their work like the business it is, and participate in their own success.
Pitch opportunities are free by appointment to registered attendees of the conference. There is even a special session first houer each day to help you prepare for your pitch!
DAISP also offers Masters Pro Critique, where literary agents and publishers will read and review the beginning of attendee's manuscript in advance of the conference, then meet with the author on site. There is a fee for this service. Steve handles a wide range of fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children. He will only accept up to 20 submissions. He may or may not offer representation, but in any event he will evaluate your work both for its literary merit and its market potential. Bring your questions and your tough skin, and Steve can point you in the right direction. Spiritual themes are a favorite.