Category: Literary Agent

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FIRST FIVE FRENZY with Hillary Jacobson of ICM Partners

Author: atruebloodwrites Great insight into first pages from Literary Agent @hillaryjacobson in today’s FIRST FIVE FRENZY #writetip #pubtip     If you’re like me, you toil for hours editing and fine-tuning the first pages of your manuscript. You look at the first lines to make sure they are compelling
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Interview with Literary Agent Patricia Nelson of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

Author: thenovelincubator Interview with Literary Agent Patricia Nelson of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency There’s a reason why Patricia Nelson receives top billing in my acknowledgments. Her editorial eye and support have been critical on the journey to publishing my debut novel, COTTONMOUTHS, out next month. I spoke with Patricia Nelson recently...
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Literary Agent

Author: thelittlereader Park Literary & Media is a true full-service boutique agency that manages all aspects of an author’s career with focused personal attention and the … Provide it by Book Reviews from Literary Agent
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Meet Agent Eric Smith.

Author: storyofmemory Agent Eric Smith stops by for a chat! @ericsmithrocks Meet Eric Smith. Eric Smith is an author, blogger, and literary agent from New Jersey. By day, he works as an associate agent with P.S. Literary, mostly working on YA with a bit of non-fiction and genre fiction
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The Hunt is On… Chapter Two’s Title Reveal

Author: milliardomerquise The Hunt is On… Chapter Two’s Title RevealAfter careful consideration, I have decided to seek literary agents to review my work in hopes that a publisher for Yscariot™: Sphere of Light can be found. Until then, the manuscript will still undergo editing for improvements and omitted information inclusion only. Also
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WHY CANT I FIND A

Author: sophiaslittleblog WHY CANT I FIND A BLACK FEMALE LITERARY AGENT TO REPRESENT ME! Author: sophiaslittleblog
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If you want to get

Author: newleafliterary If you want to get a literary agent, you have to hook them quickly with your submission materials. And the two most important items during your initial agent inquiry are the all-important query letter and first pages of your story. This brand-new Writer’s Digest Boot Camp will teach...
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What a literary agent can do for you

Author: theproofangel What a literary agent can do for youIf you can plough on through the opening paragraphs of this post, it is worth it. The unpromising hype at the beginning masks some interesting material. Find out more about what a literary agent can do for you here. Visit my websites
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ONE DAY LEFT TO REGISTER

Author: newleafliterary ONE DAY LEFT TO REGISTER! If you want to get a literary agent, you have to hook them quickly with your submission materials. And the two most important items during your initial agent inquiry are the all-important query letter and first pages of your story. This brand-new Writer’s...
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TODAY IS THE DAY!If

Author: newleafliterary TODAY IS THE DAY! If you want to get a literary agent, you have to hook them quickly with your submission materials. And the two most important items during your initial agent inquiry are the all-important query letter and first pages of your story. This brand-new Writer’s Digest...
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Never Never Never Give Up

Author: annamkarras Never Never Never Give Up Today is an anniversary for me. One year ago today I spoke on the phone with Alex Slater at Trident Media Group and accepted his offer to represent me as a literary agent.  It had been a phone call that was years in the
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A Series of Unfortunate Rejection Slips

Author: bobbingforbooks “Somebody obviously told you at some point in your development that you have talent. That person, unfortunately, was wrong.”“There is great writing. There is good writing. And then there is your writing.”“Subject-verb-predicate. Subject-verb-predicate. Subject-verb-predicate. Need I say more?”“It has always been one of my great
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Q&A with Eric Smith (Rocks!)

Author: laurasilvermanlovesbooks Next up I chat with Eric Smith, a literary agent at P.S. Literary and author! Eric is an author, blogger, and literary agent. He writes, reads, and lives in Philadelphia with his beautiful wife, a snuggly pet chinchilla, a bunny rabbit that thinks it’s people, and an overexcited...
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Q&A with Jim McCarthy!

Author: laurasilvermanlovesbooks Today I have a Q&A with my very own agent Jim McCarthy!  I’m a little obsessed with my getting-an-agent story tbh. When I was ready to submit my manuscript to agents, I was interning at DGLM. I went to the main assistant in charge of handling the interns...
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Confabulating with Alice Speilburg

Author: dawnewebber I’m at it again. Literary agent Alice Speilburg and I met at a writing conference. She was very pregnant and spent many long hours in an uncomfortable chair listening to pitches. That evening, she drove back to Kentucky. As someone who has been pregnant five times (but who’s...
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Publishing 101

Author: heirsofhope We’ve had a few questions from people not familiar with the industry about our process: How do you get published?  Do you need an agent?  Why not self-publish? We will attempt to answer these questions here.  There are also a lot of good resources out there; you just...
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Literary Agent Podcast Episode Round Up!

Author: authorclaribelortega Literary Agent Podcast Episode Round Up! Literary Agent Michael Bourret – This Creative Life ep 40              http://www.sarazarr.com/archives/4554                                                                                                                                                                      The Narrative Breakdown Literary Agents Episode with Brianne Johnson: http://www.thenarrativebreakdown.com/archives/7…View On WordPress
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#AMQUERYING: With Brooks Benjamin

Author: authorclaribelortega #AMQUERYING: With Brooks Benjamin Hi guys! Today is the start of a brand new series on Rad/Dom – the #Amquerying series! For those of you who don’t know, querying is the process of procuring a literary agent and it can be equal parts soul crushing and fantastic. I am...
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Getting a Literary Agent – Part 3

Author: crystalcestari After 39 rejections, my 40th query letter was met with a “hey, this wasn’t horrible!” I immediately went into hyperactive rabbit mode. After reading my first three chapters, a literary agent was asking to read my full manuscript- AHHHHHHH! I sent off the file and tried not to check my...
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Emerald City Literary is Seeking Authors to Represent

Author: writingcareer Emerald City Literary (ECL) is seeking to represent authors of middle grade, young adult, romance, and science fiction & fantasy. Founder Mandy Hubbard, formerly a literary agent at D4EO Literary Agency, launched ECL at the end of 2015. Her experience includes having sold more than 70 novels to...
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#SFFpit is today! 12.10.15

Author: authorclaribelortega #SFFpit is today! 12.10.15 For those of you looking for a literary agent, today is #SffPit on Twitter! Don’t know what that is? Like #Pitmad you can pitch your completed,polished MS on Twitter in hopes of getting the attention of an agent. Unlike Pitmad it’s only for SF or...
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The Self-Made Literary Agent

Author: onkar The Self-Made Literary AgentBy: Larry Lefkowitz in obtaining a publisher for my novel, I decided to take matters in hand: I would become my own literary agent. I debated about the name – as literary agent for my novel. I decided on Flavian Zorbach – panache with a European touch
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Confabulating with Eric Smith

Author: dawnewebber Confabulating with Eric Smith Eric Smith is a man of many hats, both literally and figuratively. He’s a literary agent with P.S. Literary Agency AND author of the popular YA novels Inked, and The Geek’s Guide to Datingwhich was named an Amazon 2013 Best Book of the Year (Humor). I met Eric...
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Speaking with Literary Agent Imogen Pelham.

Author: onlinewritingtips Speaking with Literary Agent Imogen Pelham.Last week I went down into London to meet with Imogen Pelham, a literary agent working for Marjacq. Imogen joined Marjacq in 2015, after five years at Aitken Alexander where she started building her list, which includes Wellcome Prize shortlisted Emily Mayhew, and
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Confabulating with Brent Taylor

Author: dawnewebber Confabulating with Brent Taylor Brent Taylor, a literary agent from TriadaUS, is a charming blend of enthusiasm and candidness. He also has the ability to consume remarkable quantities of Diet Coke and Reeses Pumpkins. We met at conference where I was lucky enough to sit next to him during lunch.  Me: Hi, Brent. It
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So something AWESOME happened today.

Author: ashwrites I signed with an agent. Yes, you read that right. After years of querying and waiting; of letting one manuscript go and starting again with something new, I caught the attention of a few literary agents who offered to represent me and I picked one, a great one...