Guide to Literary Agents

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Don Prues
F&W Publications, Jan 1, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 288 pages
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Writers who want the marketing savvy and career counseling an agent can provide will find their most promising prospects here. This book lists more than 500 literary and script agents in the United States and Canada. Writers also will find articles on:
-- how a script or screenplay package is put together
-- understanding the author-agent relationship
-- pros and cons of both fee-charging and non-fee charging agents

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Contents

From the Editor
1
The Seven Most Common Questions Posed to Agents
13
Explaining AARs Ban on Reading Fees by Richard Curtis
24
My Client From Hell by Elizabeth Pomada
31
Key to Symbols and AbbreviationsListing Complaint Procedure
38
Meredith Maran author This twobook nonfiction author divulges how
70
Jeff Herman agent A successful New York agent discusses the importance
82
Stephen Pevner agent This cuttingedge agent tells how the agents role
109
Script Agents
137
When Agents Create a Package
183
Resources
227
Indexes
234
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About the author (1997)

Prues writes and edits. Before he started freelancing, he was the editor of "Guide to Literary Agents".

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