Summer Learning Series

You’ve done the hard part – written the book. Now you need to find a literary agent.

You have questions. We have answers. Join our Summer Learning Series:

  • There are six seminars
  • Each seminar is two hours long
  • Each seminar ends with a Q&A

Founder and senior literary agent and producer, Nikki Terpilowski is leading six online seminars in July and August designed to answer the questions querying authors need the most. You’ll also have the opportunity for a Q& A session at the end of the session. And a few guest literary agents may stop by for a chat!

Each session is $49.99. If you’d like to attend all six sessions, you can pay the discounted rate of $249.99 for the Complete Summer Learning Series!


Meet Your Host

Nikki Terpilowski is your Summer Learning Series host, and the founder of Holloway Literary which was established in 2011. Holloway Literary provides boutique representation for authors and management for screenwriters, representing romance, women’s fiction, MG, YA, thrillers, mystery, crime fiction and non-fiction as well as brands.

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Meet our special guests

Sandy Lu founded Book Wyrm Literary Agency after working as a literary agent for more than a decade at other boutique agencies, including Peter Rubie Literary Agency, Anderson Literary Management, and most notably, the L. Perkins Agency.

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Melissa Edwards joined Stonesong as a literary agent in August 2016. Previously, she was a literary agent at the Aaron Priest Literary Agency, where she managed the foreign rights for a forty-year backlist. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis and Vanderbilt Law School, Melissa began her career as a litigation attorney before transitioning into publishing.

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Claire Harris is a literary agent with a passion for a wide range of fiction and non-fiction for adults. She got her start through the NYU Summer Publishing Institute and worked at a mid-sized agency before joining PS Literary Agency.

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Check out our sessions below.

How To Find The Best Literary Agent For you & Your Work

Plus: Why do you need a literary agent, what do agents do and what to look for in a literary agent.

When Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 3 pm EST

The Manifesting Writer’s Toolkit

Nikki Terpilowski discusses how writers can use creative visualization, conscious reality creation and quantum jumping to support their goals of becoming successfully published authors.

When: Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 11 am EST

How To Write A Query Letter

Plus: What is a query letter, why do you need one, how do agents use them and a list of do’s and dont’s.

When: Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 3 pm EST

Our special guest will be Sandy Lu of BookWyrm Literary

How To Write In The flow

Nikki Terpilowski discusses flow. What is it? How can writers use it to write better? To achieve their goals of becoming a published author?

When: Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 11 am EST

What Questions Should You ask a literary agent?

Plus: How can you tell if a literary agent is right for you?

When: Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 3 pm EST

Our special guest will be Claire Harris of PS Literary.

Everything You Need To Know About Publishing Contracts

During this special session, Melissa Edwards of Stonesong will discuss literary agency agreements and publishing house contracts. She is also an attorney and acts as a contract consultant for authors and agents under the business MLE Consulting.

When: Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 11 am EST

Want to attend all six? Get the Complete Summer Learning Series Package for only $249.99!

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