Category Archives: Finding agents

Monday Advice from Editors and Agents: Hooking a YA Agent

Many romance writers, even some with long backlists, are looking at fresh opportunities in the Young Adult market–more creative freedom (less restriction in story lines), the ability to reach a new audience (one that will grow up to become an audience … Continue reading

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Monday Advice from Agents and Editors: A Bitter Dose of Query Stats

Sarah LaPolla is an agent with the Bradford Literary Agency.  She represents Adult, Middle Grade, and Young Adult manuscripts. Each year she tallies all the unsolicited (slush pile) queries she received and writes a post with the statistics. Many other … Continue reading

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Monday Advice from Agents and Editors: The Truth about Gatekeepers

Mike Underwood is with Angry Robot Books, a British publisher of some pretty fantastic science fiction and fantasy. In a recent post, Mike addressed some “secrets” of the publishing industry that every aspiring author should know. Now it’s no real … Continue reading

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