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by Somberwoman
22 Oct 2019, 00:27
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews
Replies: 50
Views: 51399

Re: New York Pitch Conference Reviews

The New York Pitch was quite simply the best writer conference I've ever attended based on who I met, the better novel I created, and the knowledge I gained. SW :| ADDENDUM: My comment above was based on the June conference, but I heard from staff that this last one was even better. Faculty confirme...
by Somberwoman
01 Jan 2017, 22:54
Forum: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors - New York Pitch
Topic: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors
Replies: 15
Views: 42054

Re: Novel Editors From the NYC - Manuscripts to Market

It was brilliant, and different to the point of tearing a line in the fabric of the universe. The Amazon reviewers agree. I'd give anything if he could edit my work from top to bottom.
by Somberwoman
01 Jan 2017, 22:33
Forum: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors - New York Pitch
Topic: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors
Replies: 15
Views: 42054

Re: Novel Editors From the NYC - Manuscripts to Market

Something similar happened to me, Mr. Hoffman, but I backed out in time. Manuscripts to Market isn't cheap. If I hadn't already wasted thousands on useless writer conferences ... One must weigh the potential advantages. Certainly, Michael Neff and Paula Munier are extremely good editors. Michael edi...
by Somberwoman
25 Nov 2013, 00:36
Forum: Algonkian Writers Conference - Contracts and Comments
Topic: Algonkian Writers Conference - Contracts and Comments
Replies: 6
Views: 33122

Re: Algonkian Writers Conference - Contracts and Comments

Lois Gordon's DEATH AT IRON HOUSE is up next in the mystery genre. I read her sell sheet on Author Salon. Fantastic! She's an Algonkian vet who helped Michael and Gail run the Niagara writers conference.
by Somberwoman
24 May 2013, 23:22
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 78385

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conference

Susan Breen teaches online classes for Gotham. I can't speak highly enough of her.
by Somberwoman
20 May 2013, 23:29
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 78385

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conference

I can help with the pitch panel mystery. I was one of many who volunteered to pitch their novel to a room full of writers. It was a role-playing exercise. Ann and Michael told the audience to assume the role of an editor or agent in the publishing business and to judge our work from that viewpoint. ...
by Somberwoman
16 May 2013, 17:57
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 78385

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conference

I've also attended Algonkian events, just like three quarters of the Author Salon membership. The New York pitch saw me walking the halls at Ripley Greer in a daze after the first workshop. I received two requests by the end of the sessions on Sunday because I was able to rethink the plot and premis...