Literary Agents: A Writer's Guide

Literary Agents: A Writer's Guide

by Adam Begley, Debby Mayer
     
 
When your book proposal is written or your manuscript is complete, a whole new challenge begins...finding a publisher! With the right agent you're halfway there.

Through interviews with well-known agents and the writers they represent, Adam Begley explores the delicate balance of a successful agent-writer relationship. A good agent should help:

  • Match the

Overview

When your book proposal is written or your manuscript is complete, a whole new challenge begins...finding a publisher! With the right agent you're halfway there.

Through interviews with well-known agents and the writers they represent, Adam Begley explores the delicate balance of a successful agent-writer relationship. A good agent should help:

  • Match the author with the appropriate editor and publishing house.
  • Resolve conflicts between writer and publisher.
  • Retain subsidiary rights and sell them effectively.
  • Collect payments and interpret royalty statements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780913734179
Publisher:
Poets & Writers, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Edition description:
Rev. ed
Pages:
192

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