About once a week I receive an
email, which ask, ďIíve written a book. Now how do I get it
The simple answer is: You need an
agent if you want to get published. Make that a literary agent.
But how do I get an agent? Isnít
If you have written a great book,
it isnít that difficult.
But donít you have to be
established or famous or have a platform to get an agent?
There are around 1,300 literary agents to choose
from. Some agents are no doubt in the pecking order more well-placed, powerful
and effective than others. Not all are open to take on new writers. You donít
want to waste your time submitting to an agency which has decided not to
represent new authors.
Now 24 literary agents have stepped
forward and told Writerís Digest that they are looking for new
ďSo if youíve finished your
novel, memoir or book proposal (and spent some solid time revising it), you have
come to the right place to find your ideal agentóthe one eager to sell your work
to publishers. Read on to learn who made the list this year, and to find out
what they want and how they want to receive it. Your agent match might just be