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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. 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 05:06 PM
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    05-28-2015, 08:09 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 07:34 AM
    films, fleischman, horror, independent
    • Replies: 7
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    05-16-2015, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  3. 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 08:19 PM
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    05-16-2015, 07:06 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 07:53 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-24-2015, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 06:47 PM
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    04-14-2015, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 05:10 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-01-2015, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-10-2015, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-04-2015, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 09:30 AM
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    02-26-2015, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  10. 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 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-23-2015, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 07:45 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    10-24-2014, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 01:27 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-20-2014, 03:11 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 08:54 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-07-2014, 11:01 AM Go to last post
  14. 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 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-05-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  15. 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 05:16 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-26-2013, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 02:57 AM
    agents, manuscript critique
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    05-01-2013, 02:57 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 10:00 AM
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    04-12-2013, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  18. Searching for Literary Agent, How to?

    Hello all. I have completed my book, "The Bruiser and the Buddha" and am searching for a literary agent to help me get published. The book is my...

    Started by Craig CPM‎, 08-08-2012 05:51 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-11-2013, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  19. Synopsis Help Please

    Have an agent interested and want to make sure my synopsis is the best I can make it. The Great Turbulence and Malcontent of Brimley Tinderbuss...

    Started by Tobias Garrett‎, 03-31-2013 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-04-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
  20. Query Letter Help (Criticism Appreciated)

    Dear Agent, I would like to offer a semi-autobiographical novel for your consideration. With Ivy League dreams and a unique naivety, Justin and...

    Started by samuel‎, 10-09-2012 11:50 AM
    advice, criticism, query letter, tales of a valedictorian
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,732
    04-04-2013, 11:48 AM Go to last post

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