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Playing the Waiting Game After You Send Query Letters

Writing and trying to get published can be a frustrating affair. The hardest part of this process has to be the wait before you receive responses from agents after sending out query letters. Literary agents can be compared to glaciers when it comes to doing...

Mastering The Art Of Sending Query Letters

When you are sending out query letters, you should always remember that “knowledge is power.” Ignorance may be bliss in some industries but when it comes to the publishing field, you should gather as much information as you can about everything. In publishing, you put...

Do I Need a Literary Agent?

Like everything in life, you do not need a literary agent, but it is extremely useful to have one working with you, especially if you are a first time writer and looking to secure that elusive book deal. This is especially true if you want...

Literary Agents: Do We Really Need Them?

Do I really need a literary agent when trying to get my book published? This must be one of the most asked questions by any writer who wants to see their book in print. So, what is the answer? Well the answer is both yes...

Why You Should Consider a Literary Agent When You Have Self-published

Self-publishing is a wonderful opportunity for any writer to be able to publish their work independently; they remain in creative control and it is a useful way of finding out if they have a popular book. Basically they can test the waters, so to speak,...

Mastering The Art Of Writing A Proposal For A Non-Fiction Book

Non-fiction books do not have to be completed before you start looking for an agent. Books such as how-to and self-help books can be sold to agents and editors using proposals. A book proposal has certain components that you must include. Below are the vital...

Do You Need a Literary Agent If You Self-publish?

In essence, the answer is no. You do not need a literary agent to become a self-published author. There are also fewer stigmas now surrounding the image of self-publishing. It has become a way for authors to be recognised and many have gone on to enjoy...

How Do Literary Agents Fit into the World of Self-publishing?

You have spent months, maybe years, in writing and perfecting your book and have decided to self-publish in order to get your book ‘out there’ and read. However, now you want to reach even more readers and have your book for sale in thousands of...

Steps in Finding a Non-fiction Literary Agent

In an industry where competition is high among writers, how can a first-time author stand out from the rest? There are different types of books being published and sold every day. Writers can choose what area they want to specialize in. A popular genre of...

Steps in Finding a Literary Agent for Children’s Books

There are different categories for children’s books. There are picture books, middle grade and young-adult books. Children’s book writers who want to see their books published often ask if they should seek the help of a literary agent. Collaborating with an agent comes in handy...