is a one-day seminar/workshop in novel writing and marketing
-- all genres of fiction. Sheila will discuss planning and writing
novels, query letters, finding agents, avoiding scams, and other
related matters. Students may also bring the first five pages
of their novel to read aloud for group critiquing. (see
rules for group critiques here)
is also available for private, personal evaluations of your novel.
She will read and comment on a ten page synopsis and up to 20
pages of the novel for an additional $50. The student must submit
this material by mail at least two weeks in advance.
All materials must adhere to standard manuscript
formatting guidelines found here