The Most Important Skills You Must Master to Sell Your Novel

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April 22, 2021, 11 am Pacific

Learn why an agent or publishing house editor gives up reading your manuscript, and learn the reality of the book publishing market as it exists today. Toni has over 40 years of experience working in New York publishing, as an agent, and writing coach.

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April 22, 2021, 11 am Pacific

The Most Important Skills You Must Master to Sell Your Novel

Literary agent and master writing coach, Toni Lopopolo, delivers the real reasons most novels are never sold. It’s the lack of creative writing skills. In this webinar, Toni, a former executive editor at Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, shows you how to:

  • Discover the right point of view (POV) to tell the story
  • Learn to break the story into scenes
  • Learn to listen to your work
  • Keep yourself as an author out of the work
  • Discover how to develop a voice appropriate to the novel at hand
  • Get rid of "hack" habits

Learn why an agent or publishing house editor gives up reading your manuscript, and learn the reality of the book publishing market as it exists today. Toni has over 40 years of experience working in New York publishing, as an agent, and writing coach.

Bio

Toni Lopopolo Literary Management was founded in 1991 by Toni Lopopolo who boasts an impressive 30+ years in the book publishing business.  This former executive editor at Macmillan and then St. Martin’s Press, combines her many years in publishing with her unique editing skills to provide a full-service literary agency to new and seasoned authors.

Tea with Toni was created in 2011 to help area writers strengthen their writing and self-editing skills, bringing their manuscripts up to professional levels. She holds workshops in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties.

Toni Lopopolo Literary Management partners with authors for the duration of their literary careers and includes development of fiction projects, creation of nonfiction book proposals, and editing when needed.  Toni has helped bring many first-time and published authors to print including Sol SteinLee SilberLillian GlassSteve DunoNancy BaerFlo Fitzgerald, Judith Smith-LevinHoward OlginJeanette BakerLarry SeeleyShelly LowenkopfRobin WinterEhrich Van LoweManuel Ramos, and many others. Publishers include St. Martin’s Press, Simon and Schuster, Crown, Dell, HarperCollins, Kensington, and many others.