SWW Events

EVENING WORKSHOP - Nail Your Pitch with Laurel Cohn

Monday 9 July at The Women's Club

Laurel Cohn EditorIn our fast-paced world of communications dominated by headlines and key words, it is crucial for you to understand how to pitch your project to others as concisely as possible.

You may be required to give a verbal pitch as well as provide one in writing. You may be asked for a one-liner or for an extended synopsis. The key to a successful pitch is a clear and fundamental understanding of what it is you are writing and where it fits in the publishing world.

Sounds easy in theory, but in practice, encapsulating your writing project in one sentence, a short blurb or even a 500 word synopsis can feel more difficult than writing a book-length work. This workshop offers tips and tools to help frame your work in a variety of ways relevant to different publishing opportunities. Whether you are applying for a mentorship or grant, entering a pitching competition, submitting work to an agent or publisher, or self-publishing, your ability to pitch your work well and appropriately plays a crucial role in your success.

Date & time: Monday, 9 July - 5.30pm to 7.30 pm
Venue: The Women’s Club -
Level 4, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Cost: $40 includes pre workshop nibbles.
Booking details at NailYourPitchWorkshop  or  www.SWWEvent.com
Biographical Note
Laurel Cohn is an editor, passionate about the power of stories to communicate. As a developmental editor she has been helping writers since the 1980s prepare their work for publication and hone their pitches. She spent five years with one of Australia’s top literary agents and four years as Consultant Editor to the NSW Writers’ Centre before turning freelance. She works with individual writers, publishers and self-publishers, and is a popular workshop presenter. She has a PhD in Literary Studies. www.laurelcohn.com.au

Laurel Cohn Editor