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Extra resources for 2015 Guide to Literary Agents
Without publishing prowess, she’s just an expensive mailing service. ” Unfortunately, without a contact name and a familiar return address on the envelope, or a phone call from a trusted colleague letting an editor know a wonderful submission is on its way, your work will land in the slush pile with all the other submissions that don’t have representation. You can do your own mailings with higher priority than such an agent could. PAST SALES Agents should be willing to discuss their recent sales with you: how many, what type of books and to what publishers.
Instead of earning a commission on resulting book sales, lawyers are paid for their time only. And, of course, some people prefer working independently instead of relying on others. If you’re one of these people, it’s probably better to submit your own work instead of constantly butting heads with an agent. Let’s say you manage to sign with one of the few literary agents who represent short-story collections. If the collection gets shopped around to publishers for several months and no one bites, your agent may suggest retooling the work into a novel or novella(s).
Dedication and diligence are important, so if you query me, I hope you’ll do your homework, and sure, if you’ve read books by my clients, mention that. ” So be genuine. Be your passionate self and the person who obviously has done the research. A relationship with an agent is to be entered seriously and practically, with both parties sharing excitement for a common goal. PHOTO: Gary W. Clark C. com, chosen by Writer’s Digest for its 101 Best Websites for Writers for the past 10 years. Her newsletters reach 40,000 readers weekly.