So here goes. I give you……….. How to Find A Literary Agent Welcome to publishing, the land of books, writing, and agonizingly long waits. Pour yourself a drink. You’re going to need it. How to Find a Literary Agent If you are trying to find an agent and you are not a) a celebrity or […]
Why Do I Need A Literary Agent?
Based on some comments in the.. uh… comments section, it occurred to me that I’d never really written a post on the ideal author/agent relationship or my ideal client. And while I don’t talk about specific relationships on the blog, it’s actually a pretty simple equation. Every author/agent relationship is different, but they all depend […]
Here is what a typical day was like for me when I was a literary agent: 8:00: arrive at work8:00 – 11:45: answer e-mails, call editors11:45 – 1:30: lunch with an editor1:30 – 3:00: answer e-mails3:00 – 4:00: write detailed comments on client’s proposal4:00 – 5:10: answer e-mails5:10: leave for home6:00: eat dinner, watch some […]
Hope everyone had a nice weekend. It was a typical weekend in San Francisco — one day the wind blew so hard my toupee went flying into the bay and the next day I kept telling everyone it was really hot, but actually it was only 75 degrees and just felt hot because someone had […]
Hi everyone, hope you had a great weekend. I received quite a few queries over the weekend, and you know how I like to spot query trends. Well, two things popped out this weekend: I received quite a few JFK queries, and also an abnormally high number of queries from young writers (18 and younger). […]