You sit down with a literary agent or editor you choose, and take approximately 90 seconds to pitch your work.
You’ll immediately get about 90 seconds of constructive feedback, tips to improve your pitch or storyline, and possibly - a request to see more of your work.Then you move on to the next agent or editor and start the process all over again. I get nervous just thinking about it!
Writer’s Digest is just one of many conferences offering this form of “speed dating pitch slam.” For a list of editors and agents participating in the September conference or to see tips on preparing for one of these sessions, read here: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/61986/117549/
Have you ever participated in a “speed dating pitch slam”? How did it go? Would you ever consider signing up for one?