MatchMaker Clinics - For Authors

Cassandra Rodgers @ Five Otter Literary
Wednesdays 3/10 & 3/24 @ 3:00pm - 5:00pm PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Each MatchMaker is limited to 5 authors. You will send the first 50 pages of your manuscript to the exec of your choice. For the first week, you will meet with the agent for 25 minutes to get their notes. Then in the second week, you will send your revised pages to that agent and have another 25-minute session with the agent to to get a second round of notes and to ensure the first round of notes were implemented successfully. 
About Your Host

A literary agent for over seven years, Cassandra Rodgers has worked with a diverse group of clients on both adult fiction and non-fiction projects. Her clients’ books have been featured in publications such as Oprah, The New York Times, and USA Today.

Focused exclusively on adult work, Cassandra is looking for upmarket commercial fiction, historical fiction, and suspense. On the non-fiction side, she is looking for fresh views on topics such as politics, history, science, finance, and sports. Inspiring and meaningful memoirs are always on her wish list.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to your syllabus, instructions for submitting material (if any), and the link to join the Live Class. Sessions are conducted via video conferencing software ZOOM. You will receive a link to the recording of the session via email following the live session.

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for most multi-week classes. For 4-week programs, your balance will be due the second week of class. For longer programs, the balance will be broken up into 3 or 4 payments with the final payment due prior to the final week of class. Please note that you are responsible for the full price of the class even if you decide not to complete the program for any reason.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the class. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


If you have any questions at all about this class, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at!

  • Historical Fiction
  • Inspirational
  • Literary Fiction
  • Memoirs
  • Non-Fiction
  • Sports
  • Suspense
  • True Stories

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