Saturday, August 8, 2009

Courtney Bongiolatti & Dan Lazar

Courtney Bongiolatti (editor, Simon & Schuster) and Dan Lazar (agent, Writers House) offer a session on "The Top 5 Things and Agent and an Editor Look for the First 5 Pages."

Courtney and Dan broke down five things that they both look for when they're are evaluating a submission that comes in: the character's age, the character's voice, the situation of the story, the tone of the book and an undefinable magic.


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