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Literary Agents: The Essential Guide for Writers
     

Literary Agents: The Essential Guide for Writers

by Debby Mayer, Poets & Writing Inc (Other), Adam Begley, Poets & Writers (Other), Inc. Poets & Writers
 
Anyone who has faced the daunting process of finding a publisher knows what an asset a good literary agent can be. In this valuable guide Debby Mayer explores the characteristics of a successful agent-writer relationship, and explains the agent�s role in: matching the author with an appropriate publishing house and editor interpreting legal papers and royalty

Overview

Anyone who has faced the daunting process of finding a publisher knows what an asset a good literary agent can be. In this valuable guide Debby Mayer explores the characteristics of a successful agent-writer relationship, and explains the agent�s role in: matching the author with an appropriate publishing house and editor interpreting legal papers and royalty statements collecting funds and selling subsidiary rights giving advice on market trends The latest edition of Literary Agents also offers information on the hows and whys of finding and working with a literary agent, and includes real conversations with authors and agents on such current issues as small presses and electronic publishing. With an updated annotated list of agents, this book serves as the ultimate resource for writers ready to embark on the journey toward publication.

• This fifth edition has a completely new chapter based on conversations with agents and authors and a foreword by Rosellen Brown.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140268737
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.54(d)

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