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How to Write a Great Query Letter
By Noah Lukeman
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
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)
By Noah Lukeman
Price: Free! Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Top Secrets for Selling Your Book, Script, or Column
By Gini Graham Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
How you write your initial query is the key to success. It gets your e-mail query or press release opened and read and shapes how your submission is considered. This book helps you write a powerful query letter. It includes tips on writing a good query, pitching your material to agents, publishers and film producers, sample letters that have led to high responses and big deals, and more.
Let's Go Fishing: TIps on Hooking A Literary Agent (includes excerpt of "Sellout")
By James Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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."
How to Get Your Book Published Without an Agent. A complete guide for finding a traditional publisher and writing a successful manuscript submission packet.
By MP Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
"How to Get Your Book Published Without an Agent” lists reputable, traditional U.S. publishers that accept manuscripts directly from the author, eliminating the need for a literary agent. You will also find detailed instructions and samples on how to write a professional query letter, synopsis and book marketing plan to “sell” your book to the publisher.
Ask the Agent: Night Thoughts on Writing and Book Publishing
By Andy Ross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Category: Nonfiction
Anthology of the best writings from literary agent, Andy Ross' blog: "Ask the Agent". Includes advice on getting published, finding an agent, writing book proposals and query letters. Also essays about writing, book publishing, and recollections of his 30 years as owner of the legendary Cody's Books in Berkeley, California. The writing is opinionated, irreverent, and often hysterically funny.