045: What to Expect When You're Expecting to Go to a Writing Conference Part 2

What to Expect When You're Expecting to Go to a Writing Conference Part 2

What Not to Do and What Not to Wear

March 31, 2017

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WHAT NOT TO DO

Don’t try to give a manuscript to any editor or agent. If they want it, they’ll ask for it. It’s far more likely they will ask you to mail it to them so they don’t have to pack it. But nothing makes a bad impression on an editor or agent quicker than to have you hand them a manuscript. If the editor or agent shows interest in your work, offer a card with a note on the back saying you’re planning to follow up on the interest with a submission. No manuscripts; really.

WHAT NOT TO WEAR


Choose clothes that are comfortable. You’ll be doing two things a lot: sitting and walking. If your shoes pinch, it’ll be a lot harder to be cheerful and friendly, and being hot and sticky is no fun either. You can go funky, fun, or serious, but again, remember you are making an impression, and you can only do that once… for the first time at least.

For more no-nos, tips on freebies you can expect, and what to pack, listen to the entire episode.

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