How to Hook a Literary Agent to Represent Writing and Get Published

Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the hard part is gaining representation. In this post, we share how to hook a literary agent to represent writing and get published by looking at the query letter, synopsis, book proposal, and sample pages. The post How to Hook a Literary Agent to Represent Writing and Get Published by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-25 23:48:10 UTC ]
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Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Literary agents representing resistance superhero “Anonymous” go on record refuting scurrilous rumors.

The Katniss Everdeen of our generation—aka the anonymous Trump administration official who wrote a high-fructose op-ed and bestselling book about… silently and ineffectually resisting?—is the subject of Beltway rumors, as some are suggesting that “Anonymous” is, in fact, a high-ranking National... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices

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Publishers bypass literary agents to discover bestseller talent

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Literary Agent to Re-Publish Author's 2004 Novel

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Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

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New Agent Alert: Megan Manzano of D4EO Literary

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Illingworth to join D H H Literary Agency as full-time agent

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Rosalie Knecht and Idra Novey on Translation, Writing Tension, and Literary ‘Retrenchment’

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Literary Earthquakes: Tori Amos is publishing a memoir

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