Monday, October 18, 2010

Super Saturday with Agent Kristin Nelson and Client Linnea Sinclair

Time is running out to register for the SpacecoasT Authors of Romance (STAR) November 6 Super Saturday with Agent Kristin Nelson and her client, author Linnea Sinclair. There are still slots open for pitches.

They have added some new enticements in addition to their speakers. Door prize book bundles and raffles (donations for our scholarship/motivational fund) for writing related reviews from the following authors.

First Chapter Critique Raffle:
Roxanne St. Claire, Martha Powers, Kristen Painter (25 page limit), Lee Duncan, and Leslie Kelly

Synopsis (5 to 7 pages):
Rachel Hauck

Autographed books:
Rachel Hauck, Julie Leto

You have to be there to win these writing raffles. They'll also have some great raffle baskets full of books of all kinds.

WHERE: Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 8298 N Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL
WHEN: 9AM to 4PM
COST: $45 for non-STAR members, $30 for members (includes a copy of Linnea Sinclair's "The Down Home Zombie Blues," and buffet lunch).

Registration is limited to 50 people.

Join them for a day of workshops including an agent/client panel, Kristin's latest on the publishing marketplace, Linnea's popular "HEAD GAMES: Writing Deep Third POV for Maximum Impact," and if time permits some cold reads.

Kristin Nelson will also be taking pitches for those with completed manuscripts. These may be individual or group depending upon number of people asking to pitch.

Slots for pitches are limited and will be based on registration dates. Registration will open for STAR members on September 8 and all others beginning on September 14.

Deadline for registration will be November 1. Payments can be made through PayPal on their website or by check made out to SpacecoasT Authors of Romance and mailed to P.O. Box 410787, Melbourne, FL 32941-0787.

To learn more about Kristin, visit her agency website at

Here's a short blurb about the NLA:

"Nelson Literary Agency was founded in 2002. ...In such a short time, the
Nelson Agency has sold more than 100 books, landed several film deals, and
has contracted foreign rights on behalf of our clients in all the major
territories, including Germany, France, Holland, Japan, and even Russia and
Indonesia. Nelson Agency authors have become national bestsellers,
RITA-award winners, and have appeared on bestseller lists such as The New
York Times, USA Today, Barnes & Noble, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston
Globe, and The Denver Post.

We are a hands-on agency that strongly believes in taking on clients for
their whole career. We provide editorial and marketing guidance as well as
aggressive expertise in contract negotiation."

For more information about the Super Saturday, visit

Or contact and please put Super Saturday in the Subject line.

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