Founded in 2002, Talcott Notch Literary is a five-member, full-service literary agency representing the freshest voices in both adult and juvenile fiction and nonfiction. With an impressive list of New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and #1 Amazon bestsellers as well as a vast array of award-winning fiction and nonfiction, our agents proudly represent the newest rising stars and acclaimed established authors.

Classes Our Agents Teach

As many writers know, agents and editors won’t give your work more than ten pages or so to make an impact. If you haven’t got them hooked by then, it’s a safe bet you won’t be asked for more material. Make sure you’ve got the kind of opening they’re looking for! In this invaluable event, you’ll get to work with an agent to review and refine the first ten pages of your novel or non-fiction book. You’ll learn what keeps an agent reading, what are the most common mistakes that make them stop, and the steps you need to take to correct them. The best part is that you’ll be working directly with an agent, who will provide feedback specific to your work.

Create a complete proposal and author pitch kit. By the end of this course, you will have what you need to dramatically increase your attractiveness to agents and publishers. This course is perfect for debut authors, traditionally published authors who want to increase the offers that they are getting, self-published authors, and anyone who wants to sell the rights to their existing books or get an agent for their next project. You will go through the entire process with slow, careful, small steps that will result in a complete marketing, sales, and author package you can share with the world.