Join BookEnds for a Webinar!

  • By: admin | Date: Jun 22 2020

Jessica Faust and James McGowan are thrilled to invite 75 writers to join them for a one hour webinar on Thursday June 25th, 2020 at 6pm EST. They’ll be discussing “How To Get a Literary Agent (and How Literary Agents Find Clients).” The webinar will cover the pros and cons of query letters, in person and online pitch events, and even social media usage with the goal for signing with an agent. There will be a Q&A session in the latter half of the event.

Please note that participants will be on a first come, first serve basis. For those interested, please register through the Eventbrite page for the event:

BookEnds is pleased to offer 15 guaranteed tickets to Black creators. The first five Black Authors who comment on this blog post, our Instagram Post, and our Twitter Post will be admitted for the webinar.

We’re eagerly looking forward to the event, and hope you bring with you your burning querying questions!

28 responses to “Join BookEnds for a Webinar!”

  1. This sounds fantastic! I’ve been trying to catch an agent’s eye for a very long time and I think this will be tremendously helpful to me. I look forward to attending!

  2. Avatar Kat Longoria says:

    Can’t wait

  3. Avatar Hanh Bui says:

    Thank you for doing this webinar and for putting into action your words about making a change in children’s publishing to be more inclusive.

  4. Avatar Kat Longoria says:

    I keep trying to register but I’m having trouble

  5. Avatar June says:

    I clicked on register and completed the info requested, but it doesn’t seem to let me go any further. It just keeps counting down how much time I have left.

  6. I am super excited about this event. I’ve registered!
    Thanks for the opportunity. 🙂

    Sherry Clitheroe
    (writing as Abigail Leigh Reed)

  7. Avatar Karen Shaw says:

    So excited about this. I’m trying to register but the register button doesn’t seem to work after I enter my personal information.

  8. Avatar Marsha Ralston says:

    Looks Great! Can’t wait!

  9. Avatar Sally Shupe says:

    When I go to the link provided, where the register button should be, it states unavailable.

    • Avatar James McGowan says:

      Hi Sally, We’re sorry, but the webinar has been filled. We hope to do more of these in the future, so keep an eye out!

  10. Avatar Carol Cole says:

    I get: order summary 1 eticket. Does that mean I’m registered?

  11. Avatar Leslie Peterson says:

    This is great. Unfortunately, I discovered it too late. Any change it will be recorded and can be offered as a recorded webinar? Thanks so much!

  12. Avatar Leslie Peterson says:

    Phew! Thank you! I’ll miss the live event, but I am just happy to be able to catch it recorded.

  13. Avatar Clare Lowell says:

    It would be incredibly helpful if those who were closed out could audit the webinar (or view after-the-fact) via YouTube (or some other means). I’m sure the questions and topics addressed would be greatly appreciated..

  14. Avatar Sarah Chen says:

    Thank you for offering this and I hope you offer more in the future!

  15. I’m so glad you’ll post it on your YouTube channel. I live on the West Coast and didn’t see the email until too late this morning. Thanks!

  16. Avatar Charles Richardson says:

    Great idea! Thanks for going the extra mile.

  17. Avatar AJ Blythe says:

    I hope the event went well and look forward to catching-up on youtube.

  18. Avatar laurel traynor says:

    Sadly, I registered in time. Got all the email confirmations and downloaded all the necessary apps. Unfortunately, none of the links worked and I was unable to attend. So much for being prudent. Really hoping that the event will be posted and shared later . . .

  19. Avatar Laurel Traynor says:

    Registered super early. Was thrilled to have a spot. Unfortunately, NOTHING brought me to the event. Thought ‘d been finally rewarded for being on top of things. Alas? I was never able to log in or attend. Trouble shooted with eventbrite for an hour before giving up… my luck entirely

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