Built by writers, for writers.

World-class publishing instruction from the comfort of your home.

We're reinventing the writing conference.

The Manuscript Academy, LLC is brought to you by literary agent Jessica Sinsheimer, conference organizer and media professional Julie Kingsley, and Manuscript Wish List®.

We offer world-class publishing instruction that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home or your favorite coffeeshop. Unlike traditional conferences, you simply need a computer, a tablet, or even your smartphone to log in and enjoy the very best instruction from some of the top minds in the literary community. The Manuscript Academy gives you the full educational and networking value of a traditional writing conference, but without the hassle of travel, paying for meals out, or arranging childcare.

Membership is as little as $49 a month. Learn more about our membership options here. 

Happy writing!

-The Manuscript Academy Team

Manuscript Academy event registrants
receive the following

Access to exclusive recorded classes and panels, designed to educate you about need-to-know topics such as how to submit your work, what agents and editors are looking for, how to craft amazing novels and books, the business of writing and promotion, and much more. You will have access to many high-quality recorded video presentations for 30+ full days—so you can pause, rewind, and notes at your own convenience. See the full schedule of classes here.

Opportunities to consult with agents and editors one-on-one online. Using just your computer or phone, you can arrange one-on-one meetings with literary agents and publishing house editors who are actively seeking books and clients right now. (Meetings are optional. You can sign up for as many pitches as you like.)

Critique opportunities for your work. If you want a professional critique of your work, then Manuscript Academy has opportunities for you. Our awesome faculty of agents, editors, and published authors offer detailed critiques of manuscript pages, query letters, synopses, and nonfiction book proposals. This is an amazing opportunity to get expert feedback on your work.

Live Q&A’s with our experts. Each month we’ll have a live member Q&A to meet fellow writers, ask a faculty member questions, and learn in an introvert-friendly environment.


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Writing is a craft. It is a skill that can be honed through education. We’d love to have you join us at The Manuscript Academy, and take that important next step on your journey to publication.

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