Books tagged: literary agent

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Choose Your Publishing Option: The 2014 Guide to An Author's Alternatives
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Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
For over 15 years, the online Fearless Publishing Guide has given countless people valuable tips and links on getting their writing published. Now this popular online resource has been expanded into an e-book that gives even more useful information on how to get an agent, get published in the mainstream or outside it, how to self-publish, and more.
How to Write a Great Query Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Many books have been written about the query letter. But few have been written by literary agents, who receive thousands of queries each year and who grapple with them on a daily basis. New York literary agent Noah Lukeman offers his insights on the query letter, sharing an insider's perspective, giving insights and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.
How to Land (and Keep) a Literary Agent (excerpt)
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Price: Free! Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The first book written from an active literary agent's perspective that teaches authors why agents reject or accept manuscripts; why they decide to represent certain authors and not represent others; the best way to approach agents; the best way to work with an agent on a daily basis; and that offers them dozens of specific resources to make the difference in getting published.
Let's Go Fishing: TIps on Hooking A Literary Agent (includes excerpt of "Sellout")
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Signing with a literary agent is extremely difficult, especially in this economic climate, but not impossible. With the tips outlined in this article, you will greatly increase your chances of hooking that "fish."
Girlfriends Lost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
If old girlfriends think that you forgot them, you know they should think again. Why did it end? It was surely your fault. You were too young, did not know what you were doing--there are so many reasons.
Pub Speak: A Writer's Dictionary of Publishing Terms
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Curious what a certain term means in a book contract? Not sure what the difference is between an easy reader and a picture book? Can’t tell a Newbery from a Nebula? Pub Speak: A Writer’s Dictionary of Publishing Terms is a dictionary for both new and established authors that contains over 400 definitions, including contract and royalty terms, ebooks and audiobooks, and trade organizations.
Festival at Glimbridge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Percy Vosper inaugurates a literary festival in his home town, the place is shaken to its foundations when a dysfunctional travelling theatre company and a stream of larger than life literati descend on it. The ambitions of a leading national newspaper group and a local radio station's hilarious broadcasts add further spice to this lively novel which ranges from tragedy to farce.
Paper Suitcase Hearts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of new and previously published literary fiction.
An Irish Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
One Irish Spring (circa mid-1970s) An American businessman on his first trip to Ireland meets Maggie, a brash red-head who has a low opinion of Yanks. Despite her attitude, he invites her to be his tour guide after hearing her passionately describe Ireland's beautiful beaches and mountains. They start out for the beach and wind up lost in the mountains.
The Epoch Scheme
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You set the price! Words: 48,130. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone is stealing people's Timelines and Michael Welling, a literary agent, seems to be the only person who knows. Until he meets Brina Ballard, a Welsh beauty who's father seems to have invented something called Time Alchemy. The pair will have to risk their lives to correct history and save the world.