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Tag Archives: Finding An Agent
Classifying Your Book: How to Research & Target Literary Agents
By Chuck Sambuchino Once your book is finished, it’s time to start submitting to agents. For this, a simple first step is to create a new Microsoft Word or Excel document so you can keep detailed track of your submissions, target … Continue reading
How to be an Agent’s ‘Dream Client’
By Chuck Sambuchino How does a literary agent define their “ideal client”? The question is extremely important because it’s one that factors into an agent’s mindset before and after they sign you. If an agent has read your complete novel … Continue reading
Conferences – Part 2: Where The Editors and Agents Are
by Jenny Hansen On Monday, Laura Drake gave us amazing tips on How To Improve Our Pitching. I’ve got to admit, I was totally impressed. As extroverted as I am, I’d almost rather get a root canal than go to … Continue reading
The Great Agent Search – Part 3
I’ve found two methods for keeping track of submissions. Which you choose depends on how your brain works. Some writers are “pansters,” some are “plotters.” Some people are night owls, some are morning people – it’s like that. You’ll know which method is right for you the minute you read the description, I promise. Continue reading
The Great Agent Search – Part 2
Finding an agent takes time, so it’s best to start the process before you’re ready to submit. Organized or unorganized, I have a solution for you.
The Great Agent Search – Part 1
You finish your book. You type “The End.” You edit, you revise, and you polish.
What the heck do you do now?
First, don’t panic. This isn’t brain surgery. All you need is a couple of tools to succeed. Continue reading