Mega-Agent Donald Maass in Toronto June 9!


Here’s your chance to spend a day in an intensive workshop with Mega-Agent Donald Maass while he talks about writing, publishing, and what makes a bestseller. Presented by the Toronto Romance Writers, the Toronto chapter of the RWA. Details here.

Location: North York Memorial Hall
5110 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
Memorial Hall is located on the ground floor of the North York Public Library.

JUNE 9, 2012, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

THE FIRE IN FICTION – New York agent Donald Maass reveals how master contemporary novelists make every book great, and how participants can use the techniques of greatness in their current manuscripts.
A literary agent in New York, Donald Maass’s agency sells more than 150 novels every year to major publishers in the U.S. and overseas. He is the author of The Career Novelist (1996), Writing the Breakout Novel (2001), Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook (2004) and The Fire in Fiction (2009), and the forthcoming Writing 21st Century Fiction (2012). He is a past president of the Association of Authors’ Representatives, Inc.

COST: $75.00 for TRW members,$100.00 for non-members and guests. Lunch is included.


About Gina X. Grant

Gina X. Grant writes ingenious plotlines with twists, turns and sometimes magic. She is represented by Rosemary Stimola, the agent who also represents the Hunger Games series. Gina’s RELUCTANT REAPER trilogy is available from Simon and Schuster’s Pocket Star imprint. She lives in Toronto, Canada, just blocks from the house she grew up in. She’s married to a friendly curmudgeon from a mining town in Northern Ontario. They have one rescued hound, Storm, named for Gina’s other pen name. Storm Grant—the writer, not the hound dog—writes engaging action adventure with two heroes. Since 2007, she has published with a variety of e-publishers and more recently, self-publishes. Gina’s and Storm’s books are available at all your favorite etailers, such as Amazon, Kobo and iTunes. Visit or to find out more.

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