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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. Critiques Welcome

    Still hoping to find that one publisher who will put your book out to the masses? So, am I. I published 2,500 copies of mine and finally got them...

    Started by Michael Phillips‎, 06-20-2007 04:14 AM
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  2. Finding the right agent

    Peter: From my own personal experience, some agents prefer you to let them know who has received your queries. If you prefer to send to only one...

    Started by Marva L. Dowdin‎, 01-17-1997 10:57 PM
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  3. Good Rejections

    ****Disclaimer**** This is a 'feel good' post. I KNOW that Blip and others feel that Rejections are nothing but bad, that it's a black and white...

    Started by PamC‎, 01-05-2004 04:02 PM
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    01-07-2004, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  4. the new york literary agency

    hi everyone the new york literary agency sent me and email stating they wanted me to send them a copy of my manuscript by email. can anyone...

    Started by jean smith‎, 12-02-2006 12:15 PM
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    12-11-2006, 07:13 AM Go to last post
  5. Grey Tiger

    I am trying to get buyers or agents for my screenplay, Grey Tiger, an adoptation of my book "Grey Tiger" volume 1. The story is about a boy that...

    Started by Antwon Taylor Taylor‎, 04-09-2009 12:55 PM
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    04-25-2009, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  6. New York Literary Agency

    I submitted a query to this agency online and straight away they sent a letter requesting a manuscript of which I sent almost immediately,does anyone...

    Started by T.E. Manthey‎, 07-13-2005 07:32 AM
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    04-16-2010, 03:43 AM Go to last post
  7. Writing Forum take-down hits mainstream ...

    When literary agent Barbara Bauer contacted the site hosting the Absolute Write writing forum with a threat that they were violating the Millenium...

    Started by Mya Bell‎, 06-01-2006 06:58 AM
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    06-15-2006, 01:43 PM Go to last post
  8. Printed or Published

    For those who may be interested, MJ Rose has an exceedingly informative, insightful article in the Nov/Dec issue of Poets & Writers about the need...

    Started by Brittie‎, 11-29-2004 02:54 PM
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    12-02-2004, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  9. Thanks, goodbye, and a word of warning

    My agent received the following message from someone here at Writer's Net Saturday evening: ----- Original Message ----- From: "marla dobson"...

    Started by Karen Dionne‎, 03-21-2004 07:39 PM
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    03-23-2004, 03:28 PM Go to last post
  10. POD?

    I post here only because the opinions I would like to see frequent this area. Perhaps this should go to Smoko, however I think the new and old of...

    Started by stevenlabri τΏτ‎, 08-15-2008 12:38 PM
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    09-08-2008, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  11. New project, new query

    In a previous thread I mention I had been working on a new project. I have slaved away and have finished the project. I am now working on the query...

    Started by George‎, 01-04-2004 06:43 PM
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    01-05-2004, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  12. Positive Agency experiences

    I sent my work to the Christina Arenson Agency in New York. Although they rejected me, they did so with class and compassion. They wrote...

    Started by Kelly Robinson‎, 01-19-1998 04:57 PM
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    02-07-2004, 10:35 AM Go to last post
  13. The Rejection Letter

    I just got my first two rejection letters and I must say I was stunned. The first was a one sentence, obviously pre-fab, thanks but no thanks. This...

    Started by Carleigh Bryant‎, 02-28-2009 12:22 PM
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    03-13-2009, 08:35 AM Go to last post
  14. Humour at the Expense of Another

    Further to the Autobiography thread: Mr.Fenton was asking a legitimate question. He posted his enquiry on a writer's message board, because he was...

    Started by Vicky Scott‎, 12-19-2004 12:51 PM
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    12-21-2004, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  15. Do I need an agent?

    I am a newly published author and while my publisher has done a wonderful job in producing my book and it is available on the market, it is not...

    Started by Jay Hurd‎, 12-23-2004 06:11 AM
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    12-28-2004, 02:58 PM Go to last post
  16. Michael Steven Gregory

    Wow! One of the nicest people I've dealt with in this industry! Today, he sent me a couple of emails that left me with an outstanding impression of...

    Started by Jennifer Lawson Zepeda‎, 09-10-2003 06:40 PM
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    09-14-2003, 12:20 PM Go to last post
  17. Karen Dionne's website

    Let's throw this in the mix. Most of the contributors on this website quite rightly slate agents for making money without making a sale. Now we have...

    Started by Wayne‎, 07-30-2003 04:30 AM
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  18. Debunking the "advance" myth

    I think that our discussions here should be about ideas as much as possible, and not about personalities. I reject the notion that certain...

    Started by blipperton‎, 12-19-2003 03:11 AM
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  19. Seeking and choosing an agent

    Charles: Please check out the previous messages on many of these listings, you will find several sites for posting or placing ads. Go all the way...

    Started by Marva L. Dowdin‎, 03-10-1997 12:10 PM
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  20. 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 02:11 AM
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    01-13-2006, 11:02 AM Go to last post

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