Getting Discovered Webinar

Writing Webinar

Would you like to have all your questions about getting published and getting your book to film answered by a team of literary agents and film scouts? We are running several webinars where you can fire your questions at them and get all the answers you need to get your creative work discovered. Sign up to join or to receive the recording!

Guest Speakers

  • LA Film Scout Stephen Hodges will answer questions about how to get your unpublished manuscript or published book to film
  • Literary Agents Yasmin Kane and Kate Barker will answer questions on how to get a publishing deal for your unpublished manuscript

If you have some burning questions you need answered, enter your details below to be notified of the webinar date, and we will send you a personal webinar invitation.

How to Get Your Writing Discovered by a Literary Agent

Finally, you have a clean, polished manuscript and you are ready to send it off to agents. Where do you begin? And how do you make sure that yours stands out from the crowd? Literary Agent Yasmin Kane will be here to answer all your questions and help you make sure that your pitch is persuasive.

Guest Speaker: Yasmin Kane

A literary agent for 15 years, Yasmin set up her own publishing house, Three Hares Publishing in 2014. Yasmin strives to be at the cusp of change in a continuously evolving and fast-paced industry. Her agency, Kane Literary Agency, specializes in thought-provoking YA, children’s fiction and non fiction.

She curated literary events at Midsummer Muswell Festival in 2017 and regularly participates in agent one-to-ones at London Book Fair, Winchester Writers' Festival, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Hampshire Writers’ Society and the Historical Novel Society.

Yasmin is currently adding to her agency list and looking for non-fiction (meta physics et al.) and those elusive stories which stay with you long after the last page has been turned…

Guest Speaker: Kate Barker

Kate Barker has worked in book publishing for over 20 years as a literary agent, editor and ghostwriter. She set up her own agency in 2016 and represents a wide range of novelists and writers of non-fiction. She was previously an Editorial Director for Viking, and has also worked for Curtis Brown, Orion and Bookouture.

Kate is actively building her list and welcomes approaches from new and established writers for adults.

Could Your Book Become a Film?

So many writers dream of seeing their stories up on the big screen. But where do you begin? LA Film Scout Stephen Hodges will be available to answer all your questions about how to get your manuscript (or already published book) discovered by the film community. Come prepared with questions.

Guest Speaker: Stephen Hodges

LA Film Scout, Stephen Hodges is a Writer, Producer and Director who has worked on some of the largest films in Hollywood including "The Matrix" sequels and "Battleship".

He is a Creative Producer and Development Executive with experience that ranges from a lead role inside the world’s largest toy manufacturer to an entrepreneur running a production company creating diverse, original IP.

Stephen is hard at work on creating "The Magic Poof" animated children's series with empowering characters for children to embrace diversity and love their differences.

A graduate of Arizona State University with Degrees in Intercultural Communication and Broadcast Journalism, Stephen has several projects in development. Stephen is dedicated to continuing to develop and create media that celebrates diversity and inspires audiences to see themselves.

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