Donald Maass

 

Donald-Maass-photoDonald Maass founded the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York in 1980. His 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), The Fire in Fiction (2009) , The Breakout Novelist (2011) and Writing 21st Century Fiction (2012).  He is a past president of the Association of Authors’ Representatives, Inc.

Submissions:

To query Donald Maass, e-mail to query.dmaass@maassagency.com

In addition to your pitch, please paste the first five pages of your manuscript into the body of your e-mail.  Please allow several weeks for query reply, more if a partial or full manuscript is requested.

Contact:

For all other inquiries, email him at dmaass@maassagency.com

2018 Appearances & Workshops

January 6-7
The Emotional Craft of Fiction – Full Day Workshop
Palm Springs Writers Guild
Palm Springs, California
http://palmspringswritersguild.org/event-2616164

January 26-28
The Emotional Craft of Fiction – Three Day Workshop
Irvine, California
http://free-expressions.com/emotionalcraft

February 5-16
The Elements of Timeless Storytelling (Session 1)
Women’s Fiction Writers Association
Online Workshop – Members Only
http://womensfictionwriters.org/index.php

February 26-March 4
BONI Graduate Learning Retreat
San Diego, California
http://free-expressions.com/boni-graduate-learning-retreat-san-diego/

March 10
The Emotional Craft of Fiction – Full Day Workshop
Connecticut Romance Writers of America (CTRWA)
Norwalk, Connecticut
http://www.ctrwa.org/donald-maass-workshop.html

April 9-15
Breakout Novel Intensive Workshop
Hood River, Oregon
http://free-expressions.com/breakout-novel

May 6-18
The Elements of Timeless Storytelling (Session 2)
Women’s Fiction Writers Association
Online Workshop – Members Only
http://womensfictionwriters.org/index.php

May 19
The Emotional Craft of Fiction – Full Day Workshop
Oklahoma Romance Writers of America (OKRWA)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
https://okrwa.com/

July 10
Master CraftFest – Full Day Workshop
International Thriller Writers – ThrillerFest
New York, New York
http://thrillerfest.com/master-craftfest/

August 9-11
Ten Minute Novelists Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio
http://www.10minutenovelists.com/10-minute-novelists-conference-2018/

August 20
Pre-Conference Full Day Workshop
Oregon Christian Writers 2018 Summer Conference
Jantzen Beach, Oregon
http://oregonchristianwriters.org/2018-summer-conference/

September 17-23
Breakout Novel Intensive Workshop 2.0
Tampa, Florida
http://www.free-expressions.com/breakout-novel

October 19-21
Surrey International Writers Conference + Pre-Conference Master Class: “Swept Away: Writing Enthralling Fiction”
Surrey, B.C., Canada
https://www.siwc.ca/

November 2-4
The Emotional Craft of Fiction – Three Day Workshop
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
http://free-expressions.com/emotionalcraft