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“The Underground Guide to
Your First Meeting with An Agent/Editor”

A Live Interactive Workshop with
Art Holcomb
Saturday, tbd, 2023,
9:00 am -12:00 (Pacific Time) PS

Every writer dreams of having an agent. We see it as a gateway to being a professional. But you only have one chance to make a first impression! How can I truly be ready? How can you be sure to be able to present yourself as a true professional? How can I not blow this rare opportunity??

But are you ready! Can you make the most out of this first, vital meeting of your career? And, In the end, is there a chance you could blow this opportunity?

Art Holcomb, renowned writer, and teacher, can give you the underground information that you need to make the best impression the very first time. Make sure that you are the professional that you dream to be each time you present yourself.

  • What materials do I need for that first meeting, 
  • What are the dues and don’ts of the Writer/Agent Relationship?
  • What questions must be asked at this first meeting?
  • What do you need to know to keep the agent you want.
What you will learn in this Masters Workshop:
  • How to let go of your fear
  • how to prepare your pitch package perfectly.
  • How to make sure you have the best 30 second pitch
  • How to build your professional “team”
  • The things that you need to make sure that you do right, the line to make sure you do not do the things you can do wrong.

There are 7 main story design objectives that must be fully achieved to have any chance of selling your pitch:

  • Fully Heightened Premise
  • Proof of Concept
  • Early Launch
  • Dual Purpose End
  • Immersive World
  • Fascinating Hero
  • Overwhelming obstacles

Who Should Attend :   
  • Beginning Writers who are just setting  out and who want to start off on the right foot
  • Aspirant Writers who want1 to build on the success they already have by correctly making the next critical move
  • Advanced Writers who want to take their career to the next level

Don't you owe it to yourself to put your best foot forward, to learn the skills of the professionals now and to give yourself the best single chance you'll have to find the success in writing that you have longed for?

This course is only offered once this year. Come and join us for what promises to be a unique trip to success. I hope to see you there!

Toni Lopopolo

Workshop Leader / Instructor: Art Holcomb

Master writer and story expert Art Holcomb can show you ways to: advance your career, locate new markets, use new-found inspiration and turn this experience into real opportunities for growth and success.

Art Holcomb is a screenwriter, playwright, and a leading expert in Story.  As a longtime member of GLAWS, Art teaches new and established writers through his seminars, boot camps and private consultations. 

He has published poetry, essays and short stories and has written more than 50 comic book stories for franchises such as THE X-MEN, as well as original and licensed properties for Marvel Comics,  DC Comics , Defiant, Valiant, Acclaim, Big Entertainment, and FUNimation.  His screen work has appeared the SyFy Channel and SHOWTIME.

He has sold to the STAR TREK television franchise for Paramount Television and worked on projects for the estates of Gene Roddenberry and legendary actors Steve McQueen and Marlon Brando. He has also written for the critically acclaimed animation series SHADOW RAIDERS, as well as consulted for video game companies, film production companies and publishing houses.

He is a regular columnist for Creative Screenwriting Magazine, called “The Best Magazine for Screenwriters” by The Los Angeles Times.  He is a regular contributor on fiction and screenwriting to STORYFIX.COM, ranked one of the top fiction writing sites on the internet by Writer’s Digest Magazine.

Art is a sought-after conference and workshop lecturer on Story and runs a consultancy for highly motivated screenwriters and novelists who are committed to moving their careers to the next professional level.

This is part of a new series of Virtual Master Workshops.

Saturday, tbd, 2023,
9:00 am -12:00 (Pacific Time) PST

Individual workshop Early-bird

(Regular workshop price $149)

(For best savings, see special package price at checkout) 

This Virtual Workshop will be held using your computer. Upon payment, we will send you a link to the workshop. On the day of the event, all you need to do is open a web browser with the link to access the workshop on the "Zoom" Network. Register Now and Save.
Class size is limited.
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