Last Chance to Register for This Week’s Agent Workshops!

Today is the last day to sign up for all-star children’s book agent Scott Triemel’s “Secrets of the Agents” workshops in Houston (Friday, May 15) and Austin (Saturday, May 15).

“The Misadventures of a Manuscript: How to Write a Viable Story”
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 14
First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main St., Houston

This workshop will provide valuable insight into what makes a manuscript stand out to agents, what happens to a manuscript as it goes through the publishing process, and much more!
$99 members / $169 nonmembers. Register now.

“Kid Lit: How to Break in to the Children’s Market”

1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 15
The WLT Office, Austin

In this class, Treimel will explore why the children’s and YA markets are the only growth areas in trade publishing, and offers the chance to get an insider’s view of children’s lit and how to be successful when for children and young adults.
$99 members / $169 nonmembers. Register now.

Scott Treimel has worked for a literary agency, a literary scout, two book publishers, a newspaper syndicate, a book club, and a movie studio, either buying, selling, packaging, editing or creating intellectual property-all for children. S©ott Treimel NY opened in 1995. His clients include teen thriller author Gail Giles, picture book author/illustrator Janie Bynum, Canadian Governor Award-winner and HarperCanada author Arthur Slade, picture book virtuoso Barbara Joosse with sales over 1.4 million, and legendary author/illustrator Cyndy Szekeres whose sales have topped 14 million.

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