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Small Adventures Bookshop and Word Smitten Media
A Writer’s Workshop
Writing the Literary Query Letter
Dip your pen into our Writing Tips

GULFPORT, DECEMBER 29, 2003– Small Adventures Bookshop will open the doors to its Writing Salon on January 17 for a writing seminar.

Writers who are completing a manuscript and are ready to send their work to a literary agent are invited to attend a two-hour workshop on Saturday, January 17, 2004. The workshop, to be held from 9 AM to 11 AM, will describe professional techniques for writing a one-page literary query letter.

Writers need to bring a nearly-completed work of fiction, narrative nonfiction, or educational (textbook) nonfiction and to identify an agent/book publisher to whom they wish to send their manuscript.

An in-store copy of Jeff Herman’s book will be available for workshop participants to use for this. The fee for this workshop is $29.00 and advance registration is required. Registration includes: the cost of the workshop and a copy of 16-page handout, The Ultimate Query Letter Workbook, provided by Word Smitten Media an online, print, and e-book publisher.

Sign up for the workshop at Small Adventures Bookshop, 3107 Beach Boulevard South, Gulfport, Florida, 33707. Call or visit Jan Dutton, the Book Lady, by January 15, 2003. For more details call (727) 347-8732.

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