Janet Reid Query Writing Workshop

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The Query Shark is Coming!


JANET REID’s Query Writing Workshop

Tired of form rejections? Want to force your manuscript to the top of your dream agent’s sizable TBR pile? Well, you’re in luck! Super agent and query master, JANET REID, will teach you how to write the kind of query letter that will make any agent sit up and take notice!

Date: SATURDAY, February 25, 2017
Time: 9:30a-3:30p (Continental Breakfast, Light Lunch Provided)
Place: Phoenix College, Osborn Site, Willo Conference Room
Price: Members – $30 Special Anniversary Price / Non-Members – $99* / Students (Restricted to 14-20 years old) Valid Student ID Required at Door

As part of the Sisters in Crime 30th Anniversary Celebration, Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter members who have paid for 2017 membership will get this fantastic workshop for the Special Anniversary Price of just $30! Membership will be verified and will need to be submitted within 10 days of registering for the workshop. RENEW HERE

*Not a Member? Join TODAY- Become a 2017 Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter Member, and pay the $30 Special Anniversary Member Price! JOIN HERE


JANET REID’s Individual Sessions**

Do you want some one on one attention from the Query Shark herself? Janet Reid is also offering a limited amount of 10 minute individual query writing sessions on the Sunday following the Saturday workshop. This small gap in time is the perfect chance for you to synthesize what you learn in the workshop on Saturday, draft your Query 2.0, and present that new query to Janet Reid on Sunday for feedback.

***Please register for the Waiting List!***

Date: SUNDAY, February 26, 2017
Time: Each individual session will be scheduled between 9a-1p
Place: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Phoenix
Price: $25** (Members & Non-Members)

***Please register for the Waiting List!***

**You must be registered for the Query Shark Workshop to participate in the individual sessions.


Credit card and debit card payments are due at the time of registration. If paying by credit card or debit card DO NOT PUT IN A ZIP CODE for shipping fees as nothing will be shipped and the shipping charge cannot be refunded.

All checks must be received within 7 days of registration. If you are registering after February 15th and are PAYING BY CHECK, please bring your check with you and present it at the time of check-in for the Janet Reid Query Writing Workshop.

Cancellations received by email (at the desertsleuths@gmail.com) no later than December 31, 2016 – OR – postmarked no later than December 31, 2016 and received at the Desert Sleuths mailing address, will receive a full refund for the workshop and/or individual session minus $10.

No refunds after December 31, 2016.

Proudly Hosted by Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter & Phoenix College’s Creative Writing Department

  • Janet Reid Workshop
    February 25, 2017
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Janet Reid Individual Session**
    February 26, 2017
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm