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In today’s market, where 4 million books are published each year, you can’t afford to pitch a book that’s just decent. No matter your genre, you will need great writing, a strong platform, and an idea unlike any we’ve seen before.


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Are you ready to turn your book publishing dreams into a reality?

Breaking into the world of publishing can be daunting—especially if you're a first-time author. With hundreds of thousands of books pitched each year, getting noticed by agents and publishers is extremely difficult. But here's the good news: there's a proven way to get response to your work and increase your chances of getting signed and published.


Unlike advice from authors or writing coaches, our course is led by Lucinda Halpern, a seasoned literary agent and the president of a top New York literary agency. Her unique, easy to follow 6-step process is designed for both adult fiction and nonfiction writers, offering you an unparalleled opportunity to learn what agents and publishers are truly looking for today. Read the Get Signed book? This is an immersive, brand new way to hear directly from the experts.

Here's What You'll Uncover in the Course Modules:

  • Discover the secret of what agents and publishers always seek in authors and book ideas
  • Learn the right (and wrong!) ways to connect with agents and publishers
  • Master the art of researching and contacting agents effectively
  • Craft a compelling query letter that stands out
  • Avoid common query letter mistakes
  • Identify and choose the perfect agent for your work
  • Dive deep into your existing platform, fine-tune your self-marketing skills, and show agents and publishers a vision to believe in
  • Explore client case studies and industry trends, including what leads to six and seven-figure book deals

Your book deal is just a step away.

Gain valuable insights directly from industry leaders (literary agents, editors, authors, marketers, and more) in this exclusive recording, featuring live workshops and one-of-a-kind assignments not available elsewhere—plus exclusive video resources.



We understand that finances can be a concern for aspiring authors. Because book deals (and the film, translation, and audiobook deals that follow) can earn you $20,000 and much, much more, we believe that you will see a return on your investment many times over. Even a $5,000 deal with a smaller publisher can be your stepping stone to greater success. That's why we offer this exclusive, comprehensive course at $397. Payment plans are available.

The best part? Our tools and strategies aren’t just about creating a strong pitch. This is about how you can create a timeless bestseller and create your career as an author.

Secure the book deal you've talked about for so long. You just need the motivation and the know-how. Don't miss your chance—join hundreds of students who have seen their dreams come true today!



LESSON ONE: Which Publishing Path is Right for You?

LESSON TWO: How to Create the Perfect Query Package

LESSON THREE: Find Your Publishing Partner and Get Responses

LESSON FOUR: How to Get a 6-7 Figure Book Deal

BONUS: Speed Pitch Critique and a Query Letter Pitch & Critique

This course if for you if...

  • You are writing either adult fiction or nonfiction
  • You have a book idea and want to get started writing it
  • You’ve just completed a proposal or manuscript and you’re looking to get signed
  • You’re querying agents
  • You’re considering which publishing route is best for you
  • You’re a published author looking to sell your next book
  • You need to build a platform or strengthen your marketing skills
  • You’re ready to create a timeless bestseller, a book that can create a whole new career


“I count myself immeasurably fortunate to have stumbled upon Lucinda's [programs] in the nascent days of my book journey… The program was invaluable. I loved how her evergreen courses demystified the end-to-end proposal process—from "big idea" to platform-building to publisher submission—and were coupled with Lucinda's bespoke feedback on every part of my proposal as I drafted it. Lucinda is an aspiring author's secret weapon. By August, I was thrilled to be offered representation… and by December, I had a book deal!”

—Sara McElroy, Women Who Walk

Get Signed was everything I hoped it would be. Having already written a book, I was trying to understand the ins and outs of the publishing world and get some guidance with regards to my next steps. Lucinda gave me all the clarity I needed. She answered any questions I could dream up, grounded me, inspired me, and set me straight on my road to getting signed.”

—Troy Hadeed, My Name is Love

The biggest takeaway from Get Signed is the belief in myself that I could get my work published. Lucinda made me feel it was possible. She saw something in my writing and helped me cultivate it. With her course and workshops, I was confident to submit my work for publication. It’s been a long journey, but finally, seeing my name in print is one of the most satisfying feelings I’ve ever experienced. Thanks, Lucinda!                                      

—Melissa Houston, Cash Confident 

“Get Signed is an excellent masterclass! It’s packed with valuable information, insider insights, and actionable tips. Most importantly, it delivered on its promise—I’m proud to say after implementing the advice of the course and Lucinda, I did indeed get signed with an agent and landed a book deal with a major publishing house! I definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn how to successfully navigate the publishing process. Lucinda is the best.”

—Dr. Mary Anderson, The Happy High Achiever

“Lucinda's prowess? She is able to guide a creative person's mind—which fires in a million divergent directions—towards a single, poignant, powerful idea… and then helps refine the idea to ensure it resonates with readers. Masterful!”

Serena Quaglia

“Lucinda is especially adept at navigating a group of very different people (who are at different points in the process), making sure everyone gets heard and learns a lot, and ensuring that all participants get connected and learn something from each other as well. The program is interesting, illuminating, and makes what can be an overwhelming process navigable, and fun!”

—Leanne Shear

“I owe Lucinda Literary a weekly review for how motivated, inspired, and focused its courses have made me about my writing. I have taken several courses with Lucinda Literary, and I always feel welcome and engaged. I love having to write up a pitch...because it is an excellent opportunity to stay on track with my query preparation and finishing my book. Thank you!”

—Fragile Tossa