Guardian Masterclass with Publisher Scott Pack: How to Perfect Your Submission to Publishers Have you always dreamed of getting a book published? Whether you’re writing fiction or non-fiction, this class with publisher Scott Pack offers straight-talking advice on how to ensure your submission gets noticed by editors. You’ll learn everything from how to identify the right publisher or agent, to how to write a killer synopsis and cover letter. Plus, for those brave enough to share their pitches, he’ll be looking for volunteers to submit their work for live feedback during the class. If you’re ready (or almost ready) to pitch your book to a publisher, you won’t regret investing in this course. The workshop will include: How to write a cover letter that will ensure your pitch and synopsis get read by an editor The secrets to writing a good synopsis The differences between submitting fiction versus non-fiction Putting together an enticing submission package for a novel or non-fiction book Researching possible agents and publishers – and identifying the right ones for your work Common mistakes made by writers – and how to avoid them Practical session – a few volunteers are selected to have their pitch critiqued during the class Q&A – an invaluable opportunity to pick the brains of a highly experienced publisher Mon 29 April, 11.00am - 2.30pmAdults £50 | Friends £45 | Includes a Buffet Lunch Refunds will only be given up to 14 days prior to the event.