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Discuss literary agents and agenting... Need help with your query letter? Post it here for feedback! This is a publicly viewable forum.

  1. Literary Agents

    Is it true that you can increase your chances of getting published if you look for the small agents instead of the most popular ones.

    Started by StanPopovich(Author)‎, 02-22-2016 09:26 AM
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  2. help please,

    Hi guys I am writing the query letter and I am posting it here so that I am sure, it has the best of what I could come up with. So it is a fantasy...

    Started by Aizza‎, 10-30-2015 11:07 PM
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    12-27-2015, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Need Help With Query

    Hello to everyone viewing this! :) I'm trying to put together a query. What I have is probably too long, and I'm sure it could use some help. I...

    Started by JWBaccaro‎, 09-10-2015 02:59 AM
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    09-17-2015, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  4. Your opinion on skipping the agent entirely.

    I have done some research lately and there are a lot of compelling articles online regarding publishing. There are a few that totally recommend...

    Started by Chris Hagler‎, 05-01-2015 09:19 PM
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    09-10-2015, 03:18 AM Go to last post
  5. Agent for a certain project

    I recently got some solid advice from a literary agent (Thanks Rebecca Pratt). Is there a list of agents who will consider a "re-publication" for a...

    Started by Chris Hagler‎, 05-23-2015 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    05-28-2015, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  6. Looking for an agent for something a little different

    I am working on a book of reviews for independent horror films and film makers. I have several reviews completed and am interviewing a few of the...

    Started by dusty0228‎, 09-28-2014 08:34 AM
    films, fleischman, horror, independent
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    05-16-2015, 08:18 PM Go to last post
  7. Agents interested in dark fantasy?

    So I just finished my first novel... 79k words. It combines a historical Napoleonic setting with paranormal events, a little bit of psychological...

    Started by SoloSam‎, 04-01-2015 08:53 AM
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    04-24-2015, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  8. What do you guys think?

    After getting sick of the auto-rejection letters that I keep getting from agents... and sick of redoing my query letters over and over to different...

    Started by Chris Hagler‎, 03-10-2015 07:47 PM
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    04-14-2015, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  9. any agents that deal with fantasy LGBT

    Though, I would prefer to go straight for the author, since I know an agent takes a commission cut as long as the book continues to sale But with...

    Started by Vata Raven‎, 03-28-2015 06:10 PM
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    04-01-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  10. Question about agent and agency

    I signed an agent three years ago to a 6 year contract. She signed a book deal with... what I did not know at the time was her OWN publishing...

    Started by Chris Hagler‎, 11-05-2014 08:54 PM
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    03-10-2015, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  11. ONLINE Backspace Writers Conference

    I know, I know, I haven't visited Writers Net for eons and eons and then here I come dropping in to post about my online conference . . . that said,...

    Started by Karen Dionne‎, 03-04-2015 02:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-04-2015, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  12. Seriously long time, even for top-tier?

    I know no one here's a mind-reader, and that's the only person who could "accurately" answer this, but I am curious as to opinions. Just a bit...

    Started by SapphireBlue‎, 04-11-2013 10:30 AM
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    02-26-2015, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  13. Christian Agents Looking?

    Anyone know of an agent who represents Christian fiction that is looking for/receiving new clients? I found a couple of lists online but so far...

    Started by Chris Hagler‎, 01-22-2015 04:21 PM
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    01-23-2015, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  14. Agent search from a few years ago came up empty. Wah!

    Hello, WN'ers I haven't posted here in awhile. All right, it's been years. But I wanted to share the story of my search for a literary agent...

    Started by Gibby‎, 10-21-2014 08:45 PM
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    10-24-2014, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  15. Question Weird "Offer" from Reputable Agent

    I ran into a strange situation with an agent, and I'm not sure how to proceed. An agent that I contacted asked if he could send my memoir to a...

    Started by JustCurious‎, 08-06-2014 02:27 PM
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    08-20-2014, 04:11 AM Go to last post
  16. Literary agent for mathematical or philosophical fiction?

    I know, I know - it's an abstract and unsalable topic (but an important one I think). I've recently finished my novel regarding these, however, and...

    Started by sbarari‎, 02-04-2014 09:54 PM
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    02-07-2014, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  17. Sending gifts

    Hey, guys. A few of your know I've had a couple of literary agents in my day, but I've never sent anything to any of them other than chocolates at...

    Started by SapphireBlue‎, 07-26-2013 11:38 AM
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    12-05-2013, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  18. Literary Agents make boo-boos too

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/17/obama-birthers_n_1526222.html?1337309704&icid=maing-grid7|main5|dl1|sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D162034 *_*

    Started by Kitty Foyle‎, 05-18-2012 06:16 AM
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    07-26-2013, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  19. Bid on a manuscript critique for a good cause!

    Manuscript critiques, cocktails for 4 at Folio Literary Management's NYC offices, a scholarship to the Salt Cay Writers Retreat, and more including...

    Started by Karen Dionne‎, 05-01-2013 03:57 AM
    agents, manuscript critique
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  20. Query Critique Please - Siren Pacific

    Any suggestions would be very helpful. Thanks! Dear Agent: Arden Reines would love nothing more than to spend her days singing with the ocean...

    Started by Beth‎, 04-03-2013 11:00 AM
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    04-12-2013, 12:37 PM Go to last post

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