2008 Guide to Literary Agents

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F+W Media, Jul 19, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages
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Now in its 17th year, Guide to Literary Agents is a writers best resource for finding a literary agent or script agent to represent their work. As the market becomes more glutted while the number of major publishing houses shrinks, writers need someone familiar with the publishing scene to shepherd their manuscript to the right person. To help writers acquire an agent, this book provides names and specialties for more than 700 individual agents around the United States and the world. The book also includes a growing number of UK agents as well as Australian agents, and more than 90 pages of original articles on finding the best agent to represent your work and how to seal the deal. From editing your work to crafting a book proposal to making the most of your contract, Guide to Literary Agents will help writers deal with agents every step of the way.

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As I near completion of my first major novel, I've been dreading the next step – researching the hundreds of agents out there, trying to find a good match for my manuscript. I know I need an agent ... Read full review

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Contents

From the Editor
1
Assessing Credibility
14
Avenues to an Agent
28
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

In addition to edition Guide to Literary Agents, Chuck Sambuchino is assistant editor of Writer¬'s Market, a former editor with Writer¬'s Digest Magazine, and writer of fiction and screenplays.

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