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by WritersBlock
01 Jun 2022, 01:48
Forum: New York Write to Pitch Conference 2022
Topic: New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations
Replies: 11
Views: 939

Re: New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations

I'll bet you don't say "Gadzooks!" in public. But come to think of it, I was witness to one in New York years ago :oops:
by WritersBlock
01 Jun 2022, 01:05
Forum: New York Write to Pitch Conference 2022
Topic: New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations
Replies: 11
Views: 939

Re: New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations

Okay, that formalizes reviews of actual pages plus more development method and details in general. :!:
by WritersBlock
01 Jun 2022, 00:33
Forum: New York Write to Pitch Conference 2022
Topic: New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations
Replies: 11
Views: 939

Re: New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations

What took you so long? I waited at least ten minutes? What have you been up to anyway? :?:
by WritersBlock
01 Jun 2022, 00:14
Forum: New York Write to Pitch Conference 2022
Topic: New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations
Replies: 11
Views: 939

New York Write to Pitch 2022 - Observations

DISCUSSION COMMENCING AT 4 pm EST Putting out the call to NY Pitch alums registered here at the Writer's Block. Awaiting your thoughts on the https://newyorkwritetopitch.com . As the lead at the top of the page states: The New York Write to Pitch 2022 programs, together with the event's experienced...
by WritersBlock
10 Apr 2022, 19:47
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews
Replies: 51
Views: 105584

Re: New York Pitch Conference Reviews

I know three people who've attended. I went to one of the after parties with one of those people. It's definitely worth doing. One of those people got a six-figure book deal out of it, the other two got very serious offers. Prepare yourself to have to rewrite the book, though. The people there will ...
by WritersBlock
08 Jan 2022, 20:54
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Congrats Frank! 1st Place  in November IBPC 2021:
Replies: 9
Views: 4229

Re: Congrats Frank! 1st Place  in November IBPC 2021:

FranktheFrank wrote:
06 Jan 2022, 22:48
Thanks Bob. Many more months ahead I hope.
Frank, who posted the IBPC home page? Write me directly by email.

Mike
by WritersBlock
20 Nov 2020, 00:18
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews
Replies: 51
Views: 105584

Re: New York Pitch Conference Reviews - Four More Reviews

From NY Pitch Comments https://newyorkpitchconference.com/pc-studentcomment.htm :idea: The insights and learnings from the Algonkian NYC Pitch conference that I attended were instrumental in helping me find a top literary agent (Red Ink) and resulted in the publication of the very book that I arriv...
by WritersBlock
09 Oct 2020, 21:56
Forum: Algonkian Writer Workshops and Retreats
Topic: Seven Assignments for Algonkian Writers
Replies: 3
Views: 12820

Seven Assignments for Algonkian Writers

. :!: UPDATED 10/O1/2020 Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whether novel or narr...
by WritersBlock
09 Oct 2020, 02:14
Forum: New York Pitch Conference and Seminar - December 2020
Topic: Seven Assignments for New York Pitch and Seminar Writers
Replies: 31
Views: 39984

Seven Assignments for New York Pitch and Seminar Writers

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments NEW YORK PITCH DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS - NOVEMBER 20 https://seminars.newyorkpitchconference.com/ For the New York Pitch Conference and Seminar Writers Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital ...
by WritersBlock
15 Sep 2020, 23:45
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Poets on the WB - Let's Expand
Replies: 2
Views: 5497

Re: Poets on the WB - Let's Expand

See response in pinned announcement.
by WritersBlock
14 Sep 2020, 18:56
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Poets on the WB - Let's Expand
Replies: 2
Views: 5497

Poets on the WB - Let's Expand

Once we get at least three more poets posting work over the course of a week, I'll move the Block back up the page.

Thanks.

M
by WritersBlock
23 Feb 2020, 03:03
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - March 2020
Topic: Seven Assignments for New York Pitch Writers
Replies: 57
Views: 87487

Seven Assignments for New York Pitch Writers

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
09 Sep 2019, 20:20
Forum: New York Pitch - Summer 2019
Topic: New York Pitch Assignments
Replies: 39
Views: 87124

Re: New York Pitch Assignments

Well done!
by WritersBlock
27 Aug 2019, 01:25
Forum: New York Pitch - September 2019
Topic: New York Pitch Assignments - 9/19
Replies: 40
Views: 82156

New York Pitch Assignments - 9/19

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
19 Aug 2019, 06:50
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Colour of Empire
Replies: 6
Views: 14076

Re: Colour of Empire

Siva has been sent a new password.

Btw, if your account is canceled, Ken's will be canceled also. Fair is fair.
by WritersBlock
18 Aug 2019, 20:24
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Colour of Empire
Replies: 6
Views: 14076

Re: Colour of Empire

The Block will not become a common battle ground for you guys. Time to move on.

Be better men, Gunga Din... :|
by WritersBlock
20 Jul 2019, 18:53
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 112722

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences

The reviews, comments and success stories noted below by writers, authors, and agents who have attended workshops and events held by Algonkian Writer Conferences are a representative sample of the total positive responses. All of the material is the result of various articles, interviews, comments ...
by WritersBlock
20 Jul 2019, 18:48
Forum: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors - New York Pitch
Topic: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors
Replies: 15
Views: 63932

Re: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors

All the latest contracts, comments, and news from Algonkian programs and events:

http://algonkianconferences.com/Algonki ... eviews.htm

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by WritersBlock
28 Jun 2019, 03:18
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews
Replies: 51
Views: 105584

Re: New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers and Authors

We went to the conference excited about the idea of pitching our book to editors. But we realized the much more beneficial aspect was the ability to see what our pitch, and therefore book, was lacking. After reworking everything, we have a story that not only generated editor interest, but also one ...
by WritersBlock
20 May 2019, 21:04
Forum: New York Pitch - Summer 2019
Topic: New York Pitch Assignments
Replies: 39
Views: 87124

New York Pitch Assignments

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
25 Feb 2019, 05:52
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - March 2019
Topic: NYC Pitch Conference - Editor Assignments
Replies: 38
Views: 77888

NYC Pitch Conference - Editor Assignments

Algonkian Writer Conferences - Pre-Event Writer Assignments For the New York Pitch Conference Only Below are seven assignments which include readings and links. All of these are vital to reaching an understanding of what elements go into the writing of a commercially viable literary project, whethe...
by WritersBlock
19 Feb 2019, 20:56
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: BEFORE YOU JOIN THIS POETRY BOARD
Replies: 0
Views: 36588

BEFORE YOU JOIN THIS POETRY BOARD

If you are new to the Block, welcome. If you wish to join the poetry board specifically you must first create a login. Include also a link to a page or website online that identifies who you are, e.g., a Facebook page. This greatly helps us prevent spammers from registering. Upon completion of this...
by WritersBlock
01 Feb 2019, 22:02
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Thanks for your patience
Replies: 0
Views: 6940

Thanks for your patience

Thanks for your patience and help in the quest to rid the board of spammers.

8)

Best,
Mike


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by WritersBlock
13 Dec 2018, 03:04
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews
Replies: 51
Views: 105584

New York Pitch Conference Reviews by Successful Writers, Attendees, and Authors

________ Contracts and Brass Ring Notes at "Pitch Conference News" - http://newyorkpitchconference.com/pc-news.htm Hi Susan. I thought I'd check in and let you know the latest. I have signed with agent Julie Gwinn of the Seymour Agency. She was actually one of the first agents I queried last year af...