The best resource available for finding a literary agent!
No matter what you're writingfiction or nonfiction, books for adults or childrenyou need a literary agent if you want to get the best traditional publishing book deal possible. The 2015 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent and getting your book bought by a top publisher. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 literary agents who represent writers and their books, this new, updated edition of GLA includes:
- "10 Reasons Agents Reject Your Manuscript"helping you learn what not to do during the submission process
- "New Agent Spotlights"profiles of literary reps actively building their client lists right now
- 13 debut author success stories: Writers explain their paths to publication, so you can learn from their successes and see what they did right
- Informative how-to articles on query letters, synopsis writing, voice and craft, platform and blogging, nonfiction book proposals, and more
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
There is a reason why Chuck Sambuchino's "2015 Guide to Literary Agents" is called the most trusted guide to getting published. Indeed, it's a must-have book for anyone considering a career as a writer. Informative, up-to-date (a necessity in this business!), and supremely well-organized, this guide offers not only current listings for over 1,000 fiction and nonfiction agents, but it also contains a number of articles with inspiring and practical advice on the craft of writing as well. From Chuck Sambuchino's invaluable chapters on how to write a synopsis, how to write a nonfiction book proposal, and how to create your writer's platform to Marie Lamba's essay on the 10 reasons agents reject your manuscript to Elizabeth Sims' essay on 8 ways to write a great opening chapter, this book is chock-full of invaluable tips. It's a 5-star book for sure!8