Literary Agents: If you had once piece of pitching advice, what would it be?

The National Creative Writing Graduate Fair on the 3rd November is around the corner, and so is your chance to pitch your , short story collection, memoir, or anything else your mind can cook up, to of the best literary agents in the country. But what are agents actually looking for in a pitch? How can you your work justice in all of a few minutes? To give you a hand in preparing, we asked the agents themselves a question: if you have one piece of pitching advice to give to our writers, what would it be? Below you’ll find their responses, a piece of advice, in their own words. Every project is , every agent is , and so of course every piece of advice is too – but hopefully you’ll find material here to help you with your pitch! For those who haven’t booked yet, tickets are still on sale for this dedicated event for emerging creative writers. Join us for a full day of panels, talks and workshops exploring topics like working with agents and editors, writing the perfect synopsis, and opportunities for writers. Plus, pitch your work […]

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