May 14, 2020 RMMWA Online Meeting

RMMWA Agents Panel

The Rocky Mountain MWA monthly meeting will be held via Zoom on May 14, starting at 6:30 p.m. Mountain time, and will feature literary agents Terrie Wolf and Angie Hodapp. Members will receive the link and password by email, groups.io, and our newsletter. Non-members may send an email to chapterpres@rmmwa.org to request access. Hope to see you May 14th!

Program Description
This session will give you complete, step-by-step overview of the traditional publishing process, from the moment you have an idea for a novel to the day you get your rights back from the publisher—and why you may or may not want an agent to guide you through. We’ll cover the query process, what and what not to include in a query letter, and how to nail an in-person pitch. Plus, we’ll dispel some myths and do our best to answer all your burning industry questions!

Panelists

Angie Hodap  Angie Hodapp is the Director of Literary Development at Nelson Literary Agency and the author of Do You Need a Literary Agent? and Query Craft: The Writer-in-the-Know Guide to Getting Your Manuscript Requested. She holds a BA in English and secondary education and an MA in English and communication development. A graduate of the Publishing Institute at the University of Denver, she has worked in professional writing, editing, and education for more than twenty years. A frequent presenter at writing conferences and events, she loves helping writers improve their craft and learn about the ever-changing world of publishing.

Terrie Wolf  Terrie Wolf is the founder and CEO of Colorado-based AKA Literary Management. This fourth-generation ranch kid read English Literature at Cambridge, studied Creative Writing at the State University of New York, and Journalism at the University of Colorado-Denver. She has held positions in publishing, international media, and government services. Now, the Emmy award-winning former broadcast special projects producer oversees the agency’s foreign rights endeavors and has garnered deals in over forty countries and thirty languages. As a full member of AAR (Association of Authors’ Representatives), she proudly represents an exciting group of authors who are at all stages of their literary journey.

 

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Burning Ridge

Melancholy Howl

The Golden Havana Night

Pushback

Falcon's Prey

Fractured Families

Santa Fe Mourning

Indian Summer

Blood and Gasoline

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Poisoned Justice

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Close Call

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Stone Cold Blooded

My Bad

Blood on the Tracks

Stalking Ground

Clean Shot

The Homeplace

Fake

Comfort of Black

Killing Trail

Bad Blood

Deep Quarry

Murder by Kindness

Semester of our Discontent

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Mortal Fall

Circling the Runway

Murder Under the Oaks

Disgraced

Identity Crisis

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Burning Candles

Murder at the Petroglyphs

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Bolt from the Blue

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Remaking Morgan

The Subject of Malice

That Churchill Woman

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