Write Life Series: 6 Things An Agent Does/Doesn’t Do

Interested in the relationship between literary agents and their clients? Not sure what that entails? Check out the series I wrote for The Write Life: Last week’s post: 6 Things to Expect from Your Literary Agent This week’s post: 6 Things Not to Expect from Your Literary Agent Head over to The Write Life and share yourContinue reading “Write Life Series: 6 Things An Agent Does/Doesn’t Do”

What are agents looking for in a writer?

One of the most popular questions I get asked during an #askagent Twitter session or at a conference is: What are agents looking for in a writer? All agent interests and guidelines aside here are the qualities I look for–these are my personal opinions–in a writer: Professional demeanour online and via emails/phone conversations You are a reflection ofContinue reading “What are agents looking for in a writer?”

What do you want from the publishing experience?

Many of you out there have written a book. (At least I’m assuming so if you are reading this blog…) But, have you all thought about what you truly want out of the publishing experience? If you’re querying agents I hope you want to be traditionally published and be able to work in a collaborativeContinue reading “What do you want from the publishing experience?”