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Literary Agents By Michael Larsen

Literary Agents
by Michael Larsen

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This edition for novice writers, explains what they need to know about getting and working with the right agent. Topics covered include: how to contact an agent; what agents do before and after a book is sold; and how writers can help agents sell a book.
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Literary Agents: What They Do, How They Do it, How to Find Work with the Right One for You by Michael Larsen

"Snappy, nuts-and-bolts guide to the world of literary agents with lots of practical tips." - Library Journal For any writer, the right agent can be the difference between getting published or shunted aside. Literary agent Michael Larsen gives readers an insider's look at the author/agent relationship. Thoroughly updated to reflect new trends in the market, the book covers everything from making the initial contact to promoting the published work. Aspiring writers will find a wealth of practical information, including where to find agents, how to format proposals, and an overview of agency agreements and book contracts. MICHAEL LARSEN (San Francisco, California) is cofounder of the Michael Larsen/Elizabeth Pomada Literary Agency. He lectures and presents seminars around the country on publishing.

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About Michael Larsen


MICHAEL LARSEN is cofounder of the Michael Larsen/Elizabeth Pomada Literary Agency, the oldest agency in northern California. A member of the Association of Authors' Representatives (AAR), he lectures and presents seminars around the country on writing, agenting, and publishing. Larsen is the author or coauthor of eleven books.

Table of Contents


Partial table of contents: HIRING THE AGENT YOU NEED. Making the Connection: Using the Write Stuff to Find the Right Agent for You. A Study in Read and Green: Six Criteria for Choosing the Right Agent for You. Life After Yes: 11 Steps to a Happy Working Marriage. UNDERSTANDING YOUR AGENT. Transforming a Writer into an Author: What an Agent Does Before the Sale. Paper Cuts: A Terrible Day in the Life of an Agent. Following the Money: What an Agent Does After the Sale. Hooked on Books: A Terrific Day in the Life of an Agent. Why Hire an Agent? THE PREQUEL: HOW TO MAKE YOURSELF IRRESISTABLE TO ANY AGENT OR PUBLISHER. The Book Business in a Nutshell. Why Agents Prefer Pigs to Chickens: Making a 100 Percent Commitment to Your Career. Writing High: The End of the Beginning. Appendices. Bibliography.

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GOR002155191
Literary Agents: What They Do, How They Do it, How to Find Work with the Right One for You by Michael Larsen
Michael Larsen
Wiley Books for Writers
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1996-08-13
240
047113046X
9780471130468
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