June 13th, 2014

How to Find Your Perfect Agent Match

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Susan Spann

For many writers, the author-agent relationship is confusing, and even frightening. Sometimes, authors forget that agents are people (just like us) instead of literary krakens who feed on authors’ hopes and dreams.

The author-agent relationship is a partnership. Like any business arrangement, it can lead to […]

March 24th, 2014

Who Are Literary Agents and Editors Anyway?

Kathryn Craft

by Kathryn Craft Turning Whine into Gold

In response to a tweet promoting a recent Twitter submission event, I received the following response:

“To put it delicately, f*** the agents and editors. Never pander to what they’re looking for.” (Asterisks mine.)

I would like to thank this “delicate” tweeter. […]