It is just a fact of the publishing world: Literary agents are essential to getting books published with the big publishers, especially for writers who aren’t already established names. And the best agents to target are the newer ones who are still building their lists. So here’s a list of three new literary agents and what they’re looking for curated from the ...
Query letter, cover letter, book proposal, synopsis, outline, marketing plan, etc. What do all these things have in common? They’re all writing submission materials that may help or hinder your chances of getting published–frequently without an agent or editor even … More
When it comes to finding success as a writer, there are few elements (outside the actual writing, of course) more important than a website. This post shares eight essential elements for writer websites to find more success. #1: About Page … More
Listen to the Writer’s Market Podcast series. Each free episode includes a “Three Things” segment focused on helping writers find success with their writing. This one looks at how to build a mailing list to find success with your writing. … More
There are some questions that are always popular. These are questions that I’ve been asked over and over for nearly 2 decades now. One is, “How do I get my book of poems published?” I plan to cover more of … More
It’s just a fact of the publishing world: Literary agents are essential to getting books published with the big publishers, especially for writers who aren’t already established names. And the best agents to target are the newer ones who are … More
Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems discuss New Year’s resolutions for writers, how to stay on track and what you can learn from failed resolutions of the past that can help you reach your writing goals and have an … More
Were there any unexpected obstacles once you started freelancing?
This may be cliche, but it’s true–the business side of freelancing is just as important as the creative side, and it’s a side I, like many others, didn’t put as much effort into. Even if you have dream clients who … MoreView Full Answer » | More Q&As »
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Many factors go into an agent’s decision of whether or not to sign a new client. It starts with the initial query, which must be dazzling, and it proceeds onto the quality and marketability of the material and the author’s … MoreView Video » | More Videos »