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Guide to literary agents 2018

Author: Cris Freese
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 27th annual editionView all editions and formats
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Provides profiles, contact information, and submission details for more than one thousand literary agents seeking clients, with tips on revisions, query letters, research, and preparing book proposals.
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Genre/Form: Directories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cris Freese
ISBN: 9781440352669 1440352666
OCLC Number: 1003321943
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 331 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Getting started. What an agent does ; Assessing credibility --
Contacting agents. How to write a synopsis / Check Sambuchino ; Nonfiction book proposals / Chuck Sambuchino ; Crafting a query / Kara Gebhart Uhl ; Query letter FAQS / Chuck Sambuchino ; Pitch agents through twitter / Lisa Katzenberger --
Perspectives. Agents evaluate first pages / Carly Watters, Kirsten Carleton, MacKenzie Fraser-Bub, and Kate McKean ; 5 reasons queries get rejected / Holly Jennings ; Beta test your book / Amy Sue Nathan ; How not to start your novel / Chuck Sambuchino ; What to expect after you get an agent / Marie Lamba ; Mystery vs. crime vs. thriller / Davi Corbett ; Create great characters / Elizabeth Sims ; 4 questions for 4 Kidlit agents / Jessica Strawser ; Create your writer platform / Chuck Sambuchino ; Debut authors tell all / compiled by Chuck Sambuchino --
Resources. New agent spotlights / Chuck Sambuchino and Hannah Haney ; Glossary of industry terms --
markets. Literary agents ; Writers conferences --
Indexes. Literary agent specialties index ; Agent name index.
Responsibility: Cris Freese, editor.

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No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children--securing a literary agent will help you get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher.  Read more...

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