How to Get a Literary Agent

How to Get a Literary Agent

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by Michael Larsen
     
 

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Written by a top literary agent who gives writers an insider's view of how to find and work with an agent throughout the process of getting published. Includes:

-- How to know that you're ready for an agent
-- 7 ways to find an agent
-- Writing a cover letter that grabs attention
-- What to do with an agent once you've got one
-- What you can

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Written by a top literary agent who gives writers an insider's view of how to find and work with an agent throughout the process of getting published. Includes:

-- How to know that you're ready for an agent
-- 7 ways to find an agent
-- Writing a cover letter that grabs attention
-- What to do with an agent once you've got one
-- What you can expect and what you'd better not hope for
-- Making sure this is the right agent for you
-- Congratulations, now you have an agent AND an editor
-- How to avoid the 7 worst pitfalls for aspiring writers
-- And much, much more.

In today's highly competitive publishing industry, literary agents are more important than ever. Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, reference or children's books, here is everything you need to know about using an agent to launch and sustain your literary career.a

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402234033
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Michael Larsen, PhD is the co-founder of the Larsen/Pomada Literary Agency in San Francisco, California. He speaks and teaches around the country on writing, agenting and the publishing industry. Larsen is the author or co-author of eleven books and has represented dozens of successful authors in their literary careers. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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How to Get a Literary Agent 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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The_Boompa More than 1 year ago
How to get a literary agent is changing. If you want to find one for you then you will have to know those changes. This book does that.
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