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  1. Creative Non-Fiction

    I seem to remember topics in the forum about Creative Non-Fiction. To me that is the license that Frey took. I don't recall too many people...

    Started by ~ Palmer‎, 01-12-2006 04:59 AM
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    01-13-2006, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  2. Oprah Supports Frey!

    I think too much is being made out of all of this. True he 'lied' in his book, but I have always seen Memoirs as a grey area between fiction and...

    Started by ~ Palmer‎, 01-12-2006 03:11 AM
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    01-13-2006, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  3. Need Your Help!

    Hi everyone, Does anyone have a list of agents who will be interested in representing genre-bending literary SF? My work is far from hardcore SF...

    Started by ZZ Top‎, 09-19-2006 11:54 PM
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    09-21-2006, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  4. Publisher as agent - Q from Poland

    Hi, My first fiction novel will be published in Poland within a month. My publisher says it\'s excellent, so say and write critics that have already...

    Started by Zygmunt Miloszewski‎, 01-26-2005 10:15 AM
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    01-27-2005, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  5. this is flip!

    Hey look here now. I wrote my book. I got me an agent. Now this agent won't return my calls or emails. Seems like I heard mo' from my agent back...

    Started by Zydeco Jones‎, 01-25-2002 03:08 AM
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    01-26-2002, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  6. Are most agents are full of crap?

    Forgive my cynical tone, but Iím a little discouraged: What are the real chances of getting an agent? From the few agents that are willing to...

    Started by Zuni Zoon‎, 04-06-2006 09:31 AM
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    04-07-2006, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  7. What do agents do?

    I've heard that once an agent sells your book, they are off the line and the publisher takes over. I've read here that an agent helps market the...

    Started by Zoe Sherrill‎, 08-10-2005 07:08 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    08-15-2005, 04:29 AM Go to last post
  8. Do literary agents handle TV shows?

    Hi, I am new to the forum. I've been writing for about 12 years now. I have nearly completed a cookbook that would be perfect for a TV cooking...

    Started by Zoe Sherrill‎, 08-03-2005 03:49 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-04-2005, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  9. Agent's response time

    Hi, I sent in my manuscript about 4 months ago but haven't heard from the agent who requested it. Should I call him, and if so, what should I say?

    Started by Zoe Sher‎, 03-26-2006 04:12 PM
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    03-28-2006, 07:33 AM Go to last post
  10. Probably an utterly amateur question :)

    Hello :) I'm fairly new to this site, if browsing through the first pages of this forum for a few days, fishing helpful information as to...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 01-25-2011 10:52 PM
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  11. argh!

    I've sent out about twenty queries in the last month. I had a few positive responces and bites for chapter samples, but in the end I was...

    Started by zoe‎, 02-10-2003 06:29 PM
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    02-10-2003, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  12. KNI Literary

    Has anyone had experiences, good or bad, with KNI Literary? I'm considering querying this company, and I've found little about them online outside...

    Started by Znibb‎, 09-23-2003 12:02 PM
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    09-23-2003, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  13. Publishing a successful foreign book

    I'm the writer of a successful Israeli mind-body book, which has sold more than 6,000 copies in Hebrew (this is considered a respectable figure,...

    Started by Ziv‎, 01-21-2003 06:46 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    01-24-2003, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  14. Please critique my query

    Um, hi, I'm delurking for a bit. I just finished a children's book. I'm beginning to research agents/publishers and was never very good at writing...

    Started by Zinzi‎, 06-15-2003 03:24 PM
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    06-16-2003, 02:19 AM Go to last post
  15. Sebastian Gibson...

    Hi, I am a want to author. My idea is unique and there is nothing out there like my transcript. How does one find an reputable agent in Clearwater...

    Started by Zelda Newman‎, 06-03-2000 07:59 AM
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    06-03-2000, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  16. I still don't believe it...

    ...but my book is going to be published. My agent Nancy Coffey got us a two-book deal. Jackie Cantor over at Berkley/Penguin bought my novel...

    Started by zee zee‎, 04-09-2007 07:32 PM
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    04-11-2007, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  17. I will NOT be reading this book

    I just received an e-rejection accompanied by several attachments hawking this particular agent's "how to" book. I find this marketing...

    Started by zee zee‎, 03-10-2006 07:29 AM
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    03-13-2006, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  18. a bird in hand

    Since January, I've had 12 full ms requested. Results thus far: #1 - A+ dream agent called me. "Loved" my book, very complimentary. Spoke with me...

    Started by zee zee‎, 03-08-2006 07:03 AM
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    03-09-2006, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  19. the dreaded SASE

    In the nano second when I first see one of my SASE's in my incoming mail pile, I steel my self for a particular kind of rejection. I don't much care...

    Started by zee zee‎, 02-24-2006 06:01 PM
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    02-26-2006, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  20. talk about ridiculous

    This along with a request for a partial- "we require temporary exclusivity for as long as the material is in our office for evaluation purposes" ...

    Started by zee zee‎, 02-22-2006 09:21 AM
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    02-24-2006, 09:40 AM Go to last post

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