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Market Insights: Lucienne Diver, The Knight Agency

Convention vs. the Current Truths

The sky is falling.  (In the past twelve months we’ve sold seven debut novels, some for six figures, and have sold tons more new books and series for established authors… 746 more words


Market Insights: Ginger Clark, Curtis Brown, Ltd.

 Multi book deals: Pros and Cons

As an agent who has done single book, two books, and three book deals in the past, I was asked by Clarion to discuss the positives and negatives of single or multi-book deals. 1,019 more words


Market Insights: Michael Ray, Redstone Science Fiction

When people find out that I invented a second job for myself by creating an online magazine, they invariably ask, “Why?” Well, now that we’ve been at it a year, the answer’s not simple, but it does have its own logic. 958 more words


Market Insights: Richard Curtis, Richard Curtis Associates

The Real Kindle Killer

by Richard Curtis

Since the Kindle was introduced in 2007 we’ve seen scores of rival gadgets, all touted as a Kindle Killer. 2,110 more words


Market Insights: Lou Anders, Pyr Books

Hello Clarion. It’s great to be here.

I’ve written elsewhere about who we are at Pyr, how we got our start, and what we’re about, so today I’m going to take a different slant from what I’ve done in the past. 1,595 more words


Market Insights: Jonathan Laden, Daily Science Fiction

A guest blog? By me? You do know I haven’t sold a story since 2005, right? Ah, well.

In fact this invitation owes to Michele’s and my decision to start… 850 more words

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Market Insights: Russell Galen, Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency


In these troubled times for the book business I’m seeing a few authors selling much better than expected, many declining drastically, others staying flat.  676 more words