Monday, July 14, 2014

Literary agent Jessica Watterson of Sandra Dijkstra agency seeks romance novels

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency
PMB 515
1155 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014

Jessica Watterson joined the Dijkstra agency in late 2013 and currently assists Sandra Dijkstra and Elise Capron. Jessica graduated from the University of California at Irvine with a degree in Sociocultural Anthropology and English. 

Jessica has made books a serious part of her life for many years. During college, she started an indie review blog which has featured author interviews and has reviewed several self-published books that eventually ended up on the New York Times Best Seller list.

Jessica is most interested in all subgenres of adult and new adult romance, and women’s fiction. She is looking for heartfelt and unique romance that will instantly draw a reader in and keep them hooked.

Query Jessica at: Jessica@dijkstraagency.com
Include a 1-page synopsis, a brief bio (including a description of your publishing history), and the first 10-15 pages of your manuscript. Please send all items in the body of the e-mail. No attachments.

Olga Filina
Brian Henry will lead a “How to Get Published" workshops in Oakville on Saturday, Sept 27, with literary agent Carly Watters (see here) and in Niagara on the Lake on Sunday, March 1, with literary agent Olga Filina (email brianhenry@sympatico.ca for details.)

Brian also has some great workshops coming up this summer: 
“You Can Write Great Characters" Saturday, July 19, in Caledon East (details here) and Saturday, August 16, in Hamilton (details here).

But the best way to get your manuscript ready for publication is with a weekly course. This fall, Brian will be offering weekly classes for writers from beginning to advanced. Check out details of all six upcoming classes here

Specifically, Brian is offering “Welcome to Creative Writing” class on Tuesday mornings in Burlington (see here), “Writing Your Life & Other Personal Stories” on Tuesday afternoons in Burlington (see here), “The Next Step in Creative Writing” on Wednesday evenings in Burlington (see here), on Thursday afternoons in Mississauga (see here) and Thursday evenings in Georgetown (see here). He’s offering “Intensive Creative Writing” on Wednesday afternoons in Burlington (see here).

To register or for more details of any course or workshop, email brianhenry@sympatico.ca

See Brian's full schedule 
here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Bolton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara on the Lake, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Toronto, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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