Perfect Pitch: An ASJA Education Bundle
July 21, 2023
Pitching is part strategy, part art. These recordings allow a peek into live pitching events with notable editors, as well as solid advice on how to pitch editors and agents. You’ll get access to four YouTube recordings:
Pitch Slam: Get Your Essay/Article Idea Assessed in Real Time by Editors from Goal Publications
Want to get the attention of an editor who assigns articles or essays regularly? And get their feedback to your pitches in person? Here’s your chance. In this popular workshop/pitch session, Estelle Erasmus has compiled a panel of prolific assigning editors, looking to fill their pages, who will assess your essays and articles in real time and share what works — and what doesn’t — and why — when you want to get your writing noticed. (Not a live event.)
FINALLY Break Into Your Dream Markets: Top Tier Editors Give the 411
You can struggle for years trying to suss out what it will take to break into the markets that keep eluding you or you can get actionable feedback and suggestions from the gatekeepers who will ultimately determine your success in major media outlets that always seemed beyond your reach.
Here’s the Pitch How to Craft a Book Proposal and Land a Top Agent
Literary agent Anna Sproul-Latimer, who’s represented multiple New York Times best-selling authors, is one of the best in the business. Her clients have included Caitlin Doughty, R. Eric Thomas, Colin Dickey, Alexandra Petri, Olivia Nuzzi, Megan Rosenbloom, Lindsey Fitzharris, and many more. Last year, former ASJA president Randy Dotinga signed with Anna after sending in his first-ever book proposal. In this recorded Q&A with audience participation, Randy and Anna talk about the do’s – and the DON’Ts– of writing a proposal and finding a top agent.
Pitch and Get Your Writing Noticed In Real Time
Want to get the attention of an editor who assigns articles or essays regularly? And get their feedback to your pitches in person? Here’s your chance. In this workshop/pitch session, “All About the Pitch” columnist for Writer’s Digest, Estelle Erasmus has compiled a panel of prolific assigning editors, looking to fill their pages. (Not a live event.)
These are recordings of session originally presented at ASJA’s 2022 Fall and 2023 Annual Conferences.