The Query Letter and Purpose of a Literary Agent

writingthedreamblog put up an excellent post today about Literary Agents and why aspiring authors might want to try for an agent instead of going straight to the publisher. I’ll be writing my own thoughts on this, but there’s some good advice here.



Hello, everyone! I just sent out my first batch of query letters to several literary agents (*crosses fingers excitedly*), so for this post I thought I would focus on the subject of literary agents…

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The Writer’s Conference

8-10 Writer's Conference

Trying to get to an agent in the last pitch session

The Writer’s Conference. The Ivy League of authors. And perhaps the one place where writers go out of their way to talk to people. For once, the ice is already broken. We’re all here because we like one thing: bars writing. In one way or another…

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