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eric-a-olsen's picture
May.23.2011
Photo by Jeffrey Abrahams   How Can I Find An Agent? By Eric Olsen   I know there are some good agents out there. Some of the writers in We Wanted to Be Writers have good agents, agents who sell their work and aggressively look after their interests and hold their hands when hands need...
lisa-yee's picture
May.13.2011
"Do I need an agent?"   That's something people ask me all the time. Well, that and "would you like paper or plastic?" The answer is well, yeah. Duh. We could all do well to have James Bond on our side. However, if you are asking about a literary agent, then the answer is yes or...
sharon-dwyer's picture
May.04.2011
In today's competitive world of publishing, I sometimes find the wait from completing a novel to being accepted by an agent or publisher more trying than writing a four-hundred page novel. As a writer, the story seems to runs straight from my mind to my fingers on a keyboard, sometimes faster than...
gabriella-hewitt's picture
May.04.2011
May is turning out to be one exciting month for me. Iwould like to sahre the good news.  I got an agent at L.Perkins Agency in NY! The agents said, " She loves my unique twist on our Aztec and Latino characters."  Also, I  asked my artsy friend s to help me put together my new image and...
nina-amir's picture
Apr.22.2011
I'm almost done doing a developmental edit on a memoir. The feedback the writer had received from readers and agents was that the manuscript didn't "flow." I read the manuscript and sent it back to the writer with my suggestions, and she then sent it back to me corrected for a second...
joann-smith-ainsworth's picture
Apr.03.2011
Yesterday, I signed an agreement with a literary agency to market my paranormal suspense series. Even as I affixed my signature, I relished the opportunities opening up for me. I don't know about you, but I have trouble keeping track of what publishers want and when they're open for submissions....
jo-olmo's picture
Mar.29.2011
Been writing alittle bit but feel stiffled @ times don't really know why. Looking to find a plce to create but something always seems to get in the way...Finding an agent becomes harrowing and sometimes traumatic. People want you to look like what you create or at least like projections of what you...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.24.2011
REUTERSCharlie Sheen Sheen dumps book agent Charlie Sheen seems to have parted ways with his literary agent, Peter McGuigan at Foundry Media Group, after their partnership wasn't winning. Just two weeks ago, McGuigan was shopping a deal to publishers for Sheen's life story, with the working title...
meg-waite-clayton's picture
Mar.14.2011
The Four Ms. Bradwells is going into a second printing eight days before it even comes out. I would explain how this happens if I knew, but I don't. I just know it's very good news. It comes on the heels of a lovely piece yesterday which calls it "a thriller of a whodunit, a tender love story...
dale-estey's picture
Feb.23.2011
  Author: Pig agent stole my bacon book idea By WILLIAM J. GORTA NY Post: Spencer BurnettFIT TO BE FRIED: "I Love Corn" author Lisa Skye is suing her former agent, who she claims ripped off her idea for this bacon cookbook. A Brooklyn cookbook author claims a literary agent...