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  • “Pass the Teapot,” poetry by Louise Rachlis
  • Writing Tip: “Make the most of feedback”
  • “Your Needs,” by Arlene Smith
  • “Pondering Santa,” poetry by Pat McLaughlin
  • “Embracing Winter,” by Betty Warrington-Kearsley
  • “Winter Words” by Robynne Eagan
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May Gathering

Pitch Perfect: How to Write a Successful Query, with Barbara Kyle

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

via Zoom

Free to members of Canadian Authors Association

$10 for non-members

In this one-hour session Barbara Kyle will cover the following:

  • Overview: why a well-crafted query is crucial
  • Nuts and Bolts: How to structure a pitch perfect query
  • Tips: important Do’s and Don’ts
  • Query Examples: the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • The In-Person Pitch: tips for pitching agents and/or editors face-to-face at writers conferences
  • Q&A session




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