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My Journey to get an Agent

I’m aiming at fiction novelists. If you write short stories, or non-fiction or anything other than novel length fiction this isn’t really for you.

There are a few things you will need to start the process–a manuscript, a query letter, a synopsis, and a list of agents. 1,525 more words

Fiction Writing

QUITE THE QUERY with Melissa Albert and JUST BREATHE

If you ask any writer about the process of connecting with their agent (or publisher), the majority will say the most difficult part was querying. Not only the actual process of sending out the letters/emails, but formulating the query itself. 692 more words


The BEST Query Letter EVER

Dear Demi-God, Literary Gatekeeper, Holy One, Agent,

I am writing to query about my┬ánon-fiction book “Rescue Me from the Slush Pile.” It’s a book that is meant to help writers avoid getting stuck in the slush pile while at the same time helping agents avoid reading terrible query letters. 295 more words

Literature In Life

Joanna Swainson, Literary Agent (Plus First Page Critique)

Joanna Swainson has worked for a number of different London based literary agencies, including Darley Anderson Literary, Film and TV Agency, and Christopher Little Literary Agency, where she met Caroline Hardman. 1,071 more words