The Agents’ View: A Case Study in Agent-Assisted Publishing

Movable Type literary agents Jason Allen Ashlock and Adam Chromy write of their experiences assisting The Rogue Reader authors in self-publishing their work. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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“My Agent By My Side”: An Author’s Assisted Publishing Experience

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