Members Pre-Register: $10 (available Dec 1)
Members Pay at the Door: $15
8:30 Coffee, Tea, and Registration
9:00 Business Meeting and Chocolate News
Laurie McLean, a partner at Fuse Literary Agency, will speak about her predictions for the publishing industry in 2018. Following the presentation, she will be doing a round robin-style Pitch Practice for SVRWA Members. Members will have three minutes to give their pitch and Laurie will provide feedback. If we have more interest than slots, we will draw names from a hat.
At Fuse Literary, LAURIE MCLEAN specializes in adult genre fiction (romance, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, thrillers, suspense, horror, etc.) plus middle-grade and young adult children’s books. She does not handle non-fiction, or commercial, literary or women’s fiction, nor does she handle children’s picture books or graphic novels. https://www.fuseliterary.com
Laurie’s clients include the New York Times and USA Today bestselling YA author Julie Kagawa, bestselling proper romance author Julianne Donaldson, award-winning steampunk and fantasy author Pip Ballantine, and the award-winning Linda Wisdom, who has had more than 100 romance novels published in her career.