It’s Shark Week at the Writers’ Police Academy!!

Holy Cow, the Query Shark is coming to the WPA!! This is B.I.G.


We are extremely excited and pleased to announce that literary agent/Query Shark Janet Reid has just joined the 2015 Writers’ Police Academy faculty.

The Query Shark herself will host and teach the following workshop.

How to Write a Killer Fiction Query with Janet Reid (Query Shark)
Learn to craft a compelling query that introduces your work and entices a literary agent to ask for more. Come away with a list of things to avoid, and a list of things to include. Opportunities for Q&A, of course. Bring your own query if you want it used as a class example (not required).

Believe me, this is a rare opportunity you will not want to miss, so sign up today. Yes, we reached our typical sold-out number within one hour after registration opened this year. However, thanks to extra room availability we still have a few spots available.


*** Janet Reid’s WPA workshops are open to all, therefore no sign-up is required. We’ll soon be posting the times of her sessions on the WPA schedule page. For now, though, we do know she’ll be offering the same session twice. Once on Friday afternoon and once again on Saturday afternoon. We’re offering it twice so everyone will have a chance to attend if they choose to do so.

Remember, everyone, there’s far more to see and do at the WPA than one could ever hope to do in a single weekend.

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