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 firstname.lastname@example.org to request access. Hope to see you May 14th!
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!
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 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.