Manuscript Review for Marginalized Voices with Literary Agent Beth Marshea
45-minute 1-on-1 meeting for marginalized voices with Literary Agent Beth Marshea, including a pre-reading of your manuscript & book synopsis
What's included in this manuscript review?
If you identify with a marginalized community and have a great story, but know it needs some polishing before you get to querying, this is your one-stop shop.
Literary Agent Beth Marshea will meet you1-on-1 via Zoom to give detailed feedback about your manuscript or book proposal so you can get closer to your dream of publishing your book and having your voice heard! This includes:
45 minutes 1-on-1 with a seasoned literary agent
A thorough pre-reading of 20 pages (double-spaced) of your writing
A close look at your synopsis or book outline
About Beth Marshea
Beth is the owner and Lead Agent at Ladderbird Literary Agency. She has a BA in Literature and a Masters in Business Administration and is always looking for new and exciting ways to bring more diversity into publishing and beyond.
Beth has had the pleasure of representing many clients, including:
V Castro (Aliens: Vasquez, The Haunting of Alejandra)
Catherine Adel West (Saving Ruby King, The Two Lives of Sara)
M Shelly Conner (Everyman)
Cody Luff (Ration)
Nneka Okona (Self-Care for Grief, The Little Book of Self-Care)
Loretta Brady (Technology Touchpoints)
Harshita Jerath (Eva's Sweet Recipe, The Leaping Laddoo)
BL Radley (Strictly No Heroics)
In addition to agenting, Beth presents at conferences across the United States including Writers Day Conferences, Atlanta Writers Groups, Metro West Writers Group, Futurescapes and many more.
She teaches regular classes at her local community center and is always looking for ways to reach out and uplift writers. She is passionate about all writing but has a soft spot for mysteries and thrillers in all age categories.
What writers are saying about Beth
"A talented agent and editor who made observations that other people missed. I hope to follow her recommendations. I grew to respect her greatly for her help." — David Woodard
"First off, I got to say WOW!! I NEVER give 5 star reviews but I would give this collaboration 6 stars if I could. Working with Beth was more than ideal. My first experience and she hit it out of the park. She helped me get my query letter to where I loved it, and now it's out there working for me. Thank you, Beth! I heartily recommend you to all folks searching for excellent precise and insightful editing." — Gabrielle Reynolds
"Beth offers many helpful insights and always does thorough work. Her help was much appreciated." — Terri Fitzsimmons
"Beth is the agent I always wanted: an eager, no-nonsense advocate of my work. I feel lucky to have her support." — Jamie Yourdon, author of Froelich's Ladder and The Space Between Two Deaths
"Beth Marshea is like the best of stories. She is curious, given to the profound, hungry for the superb, and cheerfully tireless. As an agent she has discovered the mystical balance business acumen and tireless respect for the creative. She reads deeply, believes strongly, and carries good writing through this world like a torch."
— Cody Luff, author of Ration
"Beth takes on work that she is passionate about and then makes sh*t happen. She is driven, intense, smart, funny, and about as loyal a human as you’ll ever find." — Tammy Lynne Stoner, author of Sugar Land
How it Works
Once you purchase your session, we'll email you within 2 business days to schedule a meeting date and time, and to chat about any specific requirements or requests you have.
We'll need to receive your manuscript pages and your synopsis 5 days in advance of your meeting so that Beth has a chance to read them thoroughly.
At the time of your meeting, Beth will contact you by Zoom to dive right in!
You'll walk away with excellent insight from a professional agent about how towrite, improve, market and sell your bookor other work!
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