Pitch Perfect: How to Write a Query (Seattle Chapter Event)

Hate writing queries? Learn how to do it better at “Pitch Perfect: Query Letters and Then Some,” from consultant Bryan Tomasovich of The Publishing World, who’ll speak at the next Seattle chapter meeting of the Authors Guild, October 26, 2019. You can see Bryan's bio below.

Whether we write fiction or nonfiction, Bryan will teach us how to approach literary agents, starting with what we are really asking of them and why they’re so valuable. He’ll tell us what we need to know about our industry before we can expect it to work for us. He’ll also cover the details about using publishing industry resources to research and identify the right agents and publishers, how to write a persuasive query letter or proposal, and how to turn that into a “power pitch” delivery at a writers’ conference.

Our meeting will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 26, at the University branch of the Seattle Public Library, 5009 Roosevelt Way, NE, Seattle, 98105, phone 206/684-4063. Doors will open at 1:15; stairless access is around the side.

Questions? Write Larry Zuckerman, chapter chair, at:

Bryan Tomasovich is the owner of The Publishing World, a Seattle-based company that helps authors of both fiction and nonfiction with one-on-one editing, book design, author platform, marketing, printing, and distribution. He works with writers seeking a traditional book deal, and those who want to professionally self-publish. He has worked as a senior editor at Emergency Press and Knock Magazine and a professor of writing, literature, and publishing at Antioch University, Seattle, and the University of Puget Sound.

Date & Time

Sat, Oct 26, 2019
1:30PM – 3:00PM PDT


Seattle Public Library/University Branch
5009 Roosevelt Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105