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What not to ask a literary agent:
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File this under shameless self promotion.  I was just quoted in Fortune in connection with ownership of the sole copy of a television broadcast of Super Bowl I. 
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I don't believe this has been addressed on your blog and perhaps that's because the answer is too long, but, I was wondering why it is that big brand name authors (JK Rowling, Dan Brown, Stephen King, Lee Child etc) don't sel...
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I’m well aware of the ridiculous odds against creative writers making a living from their art. Therefore, I judge prospective clients on their ability to contend with relentless pressure. As an agent, I hope I can help ease the stress, but I can’t…
I'm well aware of the ridiculous odds against creative writers making a living from their art. Therefore, I judge prospective clients on their ability to contend with relentless pressure. As an age...
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A new course teaches humanities majors how to market themselves for the new economic normal.
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All authors receive edits better if they’re conveyed in a mix of craft language and gentle terms like flubs, tweaks, and bloopers. Authors are as much works-in-process as their novels; even the mos...
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"Josh Cook, author and bookseller at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Mass., has launched a new author coaching service called Better Book Tour."
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Casual conversations often give me ideas for listicles that might be helpful to creative writers who are trying to get their work published.* Along came the topic of dying, and I realized that I didn’t know of many publications specializing in literary…
Casual conversations often give me ideas for listicles that might be helpful to creative writers who are trying to get their work published.* Along came the topic of dying, and I realized that I di...
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Screenwriting Salary - how much do screenwriters really earn? Industrial Scripts investigates screenwriting salaries, and how writers make a living.
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As an independent literary agent in the southern United States, I represent a small group of exceptionally talented writers, both emerging and established. I work with publishers who want to acquire English-language rights in my clients' work and with co-agents around the world to license subsidiary rights.
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