Writing an effective hook query letter

With Brendan McNulty and Mark Gottlieb • (public)

Trident Media Group VP and literary agent Mark Gottlieb’s Writing an Effective Hook Query Letter class is an intensive on query letter writing. The course will lend participants a feel for comfortable writing in the fashion of selling a book idea to an agent, editor, or publisher. Rarely is such an industry insider craft shared. This is an excellent opportunity to get your book idea before a literary agent from Trident Media Group, publishing's #1-ranked literary agency.


About the speakers
Brendan McNulty - Now Novel co-founder
Brendan McNulty
  • Now Novel co-founder
  • Passionate about working with writers
Mark Gottlieb
  • Guest speaker

Kickstart your Novel is a six-week course that will help you write three focused first chapters and your story’s synopsis with feedback from an experienced writing coach.


Upcoming schedule

Wednesday 13 December 2023
08:00 PST / 11:00 EST / 16:00 GMT / 18:00 SAST
Time to Flash: Creative Writing Workshop
Wednesday 10 January 2024
20:00 PST / 23:00 EST / 04:00 GMT / 06:00 SAST
What is Creative Nonfiction?
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