Okay, today’s Video Saturday is about how to get an agent. We picked three short quick videos for friend-of-the-blog (and guest posterTony Dobranski who is in the middle of this process right now. Who better to hear from than the prolific Stephen J. Cannell (one of my favorite inspirations for great dialogue), “Literary Agents: The Best Pitch Letters They’ve Received,” (with some fun examples), and “2 Quick Tips on Writing Query Letter from Agent Kristin Nelson.”   Good luck, Tony!

Stephen J. Cannell


Literary Agents


Kristin Nelson

About the author

DayAlMohamed Day Al-Mohamed is author of the Young Adult novel, “Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn.” She is also co-editor for the anthology, “Trust & Treachery” from Dark Quest Books. In addition to speculative fiction, she also writes comics and film scripts. She is an active member of the Cat Vacuuming Society of Northern Virginia Writing Group, of Women in Film and Video, and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop.