How to Best Interact with Your Agent OnDemand Webinar

How to Best Interact with Your Agent OnDemand Webinar

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You've submitted the query. An agent has read your manuscript and requested a phone call. An offer of representation has been accepted. But there's more to the agent/author relationship than liking a book and hoping it gets published. What's next?

In ondemand webinar, literary agent Kaitlyn Johnson will clarify what truly takes place after The Call. This will include details like the Agency Contract, Author Platform, Editing Rounds, and Going on Submission. Attendees will also have a chance to ask questions pertaining to how the Agent and Author move a story forward together and what happens from the moment the book is read to the moment it's sent to editors. Through her experience with Corvisiero Literary Agency, Kaitlyn will use examples to help writers learn all that an agent offers their client, and what the steps they might take through roadblocks, disagreements, or success.


  • How to prepare for The Call
  • What different agency contracts may state
  • The process of editing rounds with an agent
  • How agents interact with publishers/editors
  • How to strengthen your Author Platform once acquiring an agent
  • What happens when that first book doesn't sell
  • How to brainstorm with your agent
  • How agents craft a Submission List
  • Policies and practices when going on Submission


After receiving a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College, Kaitlyn Johnson refused to leave the concept of nightly homework behind. As well as being a junior agent for Corvisiero Literary Agency, she is also a freelance editor at her own company, K. Johnson Editorial, and has worked as a copyeditor for academic publisher codeMantra, a YA editor for Accent Press, and a Conference Assistant for GrubStreet, Boston. She has written various articles for Writer's Digest and has had a flash fiction story published in the anthology A Box of Stars Beneath the Bed. You can view her submission guidelines on her agency profile.

For #mswl listings and writerly life thoughts, feel free to check out her Twitter, @kaitylynne13.

NOTE: Writer's Digest does not offer refunds for OnDemand Webinars. All sales are final. OnDemand Webinars do NOT include a critique.

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